We’re not in Kansas anymore…

What do a Texas Native, over 20 original songs and sparkly red shoes all have in common? They all make an appearance in Straight Outta Oz.

The Wizard of Oz has had over 14 theater adaptations from the original to Wicked and now Straight Outta Oz by Toderick Hall. Hall is a YouTube star, Broadway Actor and American Idol Finalist.

Hall put a spin on the classic Wizard of Oz by taking his own life experiences and his rags to riches story in this imaginative musical. This version boasts 20+ original songs about the life of a young entertainer who goes from small town Texas to Los Angeles.

Hall grew up watching the Wizard of Oz which has turned him into a huge fan. He even has a giant Oz themed tattoo on his arm and can be seen during his Straight Outta Oz performance on Tuesday April 11th at 8pm in Purdue’s Loeb Playhouse.

Todrick Hall is  an openly gay man has been to Purdue before to perform at MBLGTACC which is an annual three-day LGBTQ conference.

Todrick has made enormous strides in the entertainment world starting with his American Idol audition and ending with his Straight Outta Oz tour. He was even featured in Forbes Top 30 under 30 in 2014.

This unique spin on the classic Wizard of Oz will not be something you want to miss!

 

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