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The Wizard of Oz

Judy Garland's Wizard of Oz dress fetches US$480,000

Judy Garland's iconic dress from The Wizard of Oz. Photo: AFP

Judy Garland's blue and white gingham dress from The Wizard of Oz has sold for US$480,000 at a Beverly Hills auction, while a slice of Prince William's wedding cake fetched US$1,375.

Monday, 12 November, 2012, 3:55am

Talking Points

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying

Old-age allowance back on the table

9 Nov 2012 - 3:14am

Paws for thought

What goes woooooshhhh ... eep eep eep eep? Me in a typhoon, hee hee.

Boy, was I glad not to be in the 852 this week. Little pup as I am, I shudder at the thought of being carried away by wind, kind of like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. Well, I'd be more like Toto, I guess. Can you imagine what would happen with my big ears? Airborne!

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The Wizard of Oz

Phil Whelan directs and conducts the HK Singers' musical presentation of the L. Frank Baum fantasy about the adventures of a girl named Dorothy in the land of Oz. Starring, above from left to right, Gerome Samonte (as Scarecrow), Natalie Lipin (as Dorothy), Marc Trimbee (as Cowardly Lion) and Jaime Ignacio (as Tin Woodsman). In English.

25 May 2009 - 12:00am

Fantasy from page to stage

Drama groups teach teenagers to stick with their dreams in adaptations of a film, a book and a manga comic book

A trio of drama groups will bring three popular fantasy stories from the page to the stage this week at the Fringe Club to encourage young people not to give up on their dreams.

Drama Shadow, Star Theatre and Ching Fai will present 3 Plays On Show.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

The Wizard of Oz

Deer Theatre presents a charity stage musical of the 1939 film. Features Alfred Cheung Kin-ting, Vivien Yeo and Yu Mau-lin, with child actors performing theme songs including Over the Rainbow. In English. Proceeds go to the Children's Cancer Foundation. Today, 2.30pm, 7.30pm, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, 72 Tai Ho Rd, Tsuen Wan, HK$80-HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2880 5085

20 May 2007 - 12:00am

We're off to see a charity show

If you enjoy classic musicals and want to help raise money for charity, here's your chance.

Professional non-profit theatre company DEER Theatre, is staging The Wizard of Oz next weekend, and donating profits to the Children's Cancer Foundation.

13 May 2007 - 12:00am

Off to see the Wizard

Nearly 200 students from the Canadian International School of Hong Kong staged a spectacular drama and music show at the Celebrating the Arts Fundraising Ball last month. The event at the Grand Hyatt's ballroom raised more than $2 million for an arts complex under construction at the school site.

23 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

20 May 2004 - 12:00am

Peninsula's little helpers

If you happen to stroll into the lobby of The Peninsula hotel this week and come across this scene, there is no need to be alarmed.

No, you've not wandered into a scene from Wizard of Oz: Revenge of the Munchkins. It will simply be part of the rehearsals for the hotel's 75th anniversary charity gala next Thursday.

4 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Wiz kids' slick production and strong voice lift HK adaptation

The Wiz

Hong Kong Youth Arts Festival

Shouson Theatre Hong Kong Arts Centre

Ends tomorrow

The tin lady gets well oiled, the scarecrow ends up ahead and the lion takes up king fu. Yes, it's that family favourite The Wizard of Oz again, now more than 100 years old.

28 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Faust Festival 2003

The annual arts festival returns. While a large part showcases work by the Faust International Youth Theatre, there are some adult-orientated productions, including Jessica Lefkow's staging of The Glass Menagerie and Gabriela Heinz's Orgy Manual. For the family, however, there's something for everyone with more than 50 performances.

11 May 2003 - 12:00am

Enduring fantasy

Unbelievably, it's now 60 years since the 16-year-old Judy Garland, as the wide-eyed Dorothy, was first heard singing 'Somewhere over the rainbow . . . ' and children have been humming those words ever since.

12 Jul 1999 - 12:00am