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The Wizard of Oz - Kindleberger Summer Festival of the Performing Arts


The Wizard of Oz - Kindleberger Summer Festival of the Performing Arts

The Kindleberger Arts is excited to announce our Family Musical for the 40th Anniversary Kindleberger Summer Festival of the Performing Arts! Directed by Ken Holda, this summer we bring to The Stage at Kindleberger the timeless and enduring THE WIZARD OF OZ! Based on the classic 1939 MGM movie musical and book by L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz is a classic musical that has enchanted families for generations. The Wizard of Oz has a special place in our four decades of outdoor theatre history, performed in Kindleberger Park as the second musical staged in 1986.

So once again, we’re off to see the Wizard! Audiences young and old will be dazzled by the brightly colored sets and charmed by its timeless score which includes one of the greatest hit songs in musical history, the Oscar winning, “Over the Rainbow”. A story of good witches, wicked witches, munchkins, a cowardly lion in search of courage, a tin man in search of a heart, a scarecrow in search of a brain, and a young girl from Kansas in search of home. It’s a show for the entire family filled with eye-popping costumes, rib-tickling humor, breath-taking adventure. And whether it makes new memories for Festival families or conjures up special memories from an earlier era on Scout Hill in the park, everyone will be delighted to experience or relive the whimsical and wonderful THE WIZARD OF OZ! There’s no place like Kindleberger!

PERFORMANCE DATES are Wed-Fri, July 6-8 at 7pm, Sat, July 9 at 5pm, and Sun, July 10 at 5pm at The Stage in Kindleberger Park, Parchment, MI. Join us for one or five performances of a FREE family show for kids and adults alike! Lawn seating, bring chair or blanket, food vendors are on site to serve dinner or snacks for your pleasure! **No rain site for Stage performances.

Thank you to our MANY generous 2022 FESTIVAL SPONSORS!
The Irving S. Gilmore Foundation
Harold and Grace UpJohn Foundation
Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo
Bell's Brewery
Drug and Laboratory Disposal Inc
Lewis C. Howard, Inc.
Nieboer Heating & Cooling
Seelye Ford Kalamazoo
Mercantile Bank
Building Restoration
Advia Credit Union
DeAnna Phillips Realtor, Five Star Realty
Adams Heating & Cooling
What's New Estate Sales PUMC
State Farm Ins - Ty Kelley Agent
Prein & Newhof
T&L Rentals and Inflatables
SignCrafters, LLC
St Ambrose Catholic Church
Parchment Family Practice
FOP Kalamazoo Lodge #98
Butler, Toweson, and Payseno, PLLC
Knights of Columbus
Kalamazoo Corvette Club
Parchment Community Library
The Fountains Banquet Center
Hardings Friendly Market - Parchment
Parchment Garden Club
Parchment United Methodist Church
Biggby Coffee - Parchment
Ryan's Barbershop
Arbor Financial Credit Union
RiverRun Press
Midlink Business Park
Theatre Kalamazoo
American Cornhole League
T&J Towing

The Stage at Kindleberger
07:00 PM - 07:30 PM, every day through Jul 10, 2022.

Event Supported By

Kindleberger Arts Commission

Artist Group Info


The Stage at Kindleberger

Entrance to the park at Park Ave and Hubbard St
Parchment, Michigan 49004