Young Dereham theatre stars are off to see the Wizard

Dereham Youth Theatre Group is performing Wizard of Oz.
Costumes provided by Dereham Theatre Costu

Dereham Youth Theatre Group is performing Wizard of Oz. Costumes provided by Dereham Theatre Costumes. Make up artist - Sophie Blanks Photos taken by Helen Bailey - Credit: Helen Bailey

The brick road has been painted yellow, the wicked witch is polishing her broomstick and Dorothy is shining up her ruby slippers.

Dereham Youth Theatre Group is performing Wizard of Oz.
Costumes provided by Dereham Theatre Costu

Dereham Youth Theatre Group is performing Wizard of Oz. Costumes provided by Dereham Theatre Costumes. Make up artist - Sophie Blanks Photos taken by Helen Bailey - Credit: Helen Bailey

Yes, it's nearly time for Dereham Theatre Company's Youth Group (DOSYTco) to head to The Emerald City for their next musical - The Wizard of Oz.

Led by the production team of Anna Lawrence, David Blake, Adam Wright and Jodie Quirke, the group of children between the ages of 8 to 18, will recreate this wonderful show which includes memorable songs such as Somewhere over the Rainbow and Ding Dong the Witch is Dead.

Costumes have been provided by Dereham Theatre Costumes and make up is being crafted by Sophie Blanks.

The cast features Emily Baker as Dorothy, Reece King as the Lion, Harrison Matwij as the Tin Man and Josiah Blake as the Scarecrow.

Dereham Youth Theatre Group is performing Wizard of Oz. Costumes provided by Dereham Theatre Costum

Dereham Youth Theatre Group is performing Wizard of Oz. Costumes provided by Dereham Theatre Costumes. Make up artist - Sophie Blanks Photos taken by Helen Bailey - Credit: Helen Bailey


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Wizard of Oz is being performed from Wednesday, April 5 until Saturday, April 8 at Dereham Memorial Hall, nightly at 7.30pm as well as a 2.30pm matinee on the Saturday.

Tickets cost £14 or £12 for under 18s, and can be bought online at www.dosoc.co.uk or via the Box Office at the Little Gallery, 62 Norwich Street, Dereham, telephone 01362 690969.

Dereham Youth Theatre Group is performing Wizard of Oz.
Costumes provided by Dereham Theatre Costu

Dereham Youth Theatre Group is performing Wizard of Oz. Costumes provided by Dereham Theatre Costumes. Make up artist - Sophie Blanks Photos taken by Helen Bailey - Credit: Helen Bailey

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