David Allen Grier chats with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about NBC’s much anticipated The Wiz Live, which comes on tonight at 8pm EST. He explains how he got involved in the project and which character he initially wanted to play!
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Plus, he reveals how the cast deals with technical difficulties and other unforeseen issues while they’re in the middle of doing the show! Click on the audio player above to hear more in this exclusive interview.
Hear more cool conversations on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” right here, and listen live weekdays from 6-10 am E/5-9 am C!
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Our Top Choices for 'The Wiz' Musical Cast
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1. RUNNER UP: Usher as "Scarecrow"
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2. KeKe Palmer as "Dorothy"
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3. RUNNER UP: Zendaya as "Dorothy"
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4. Jennifer Hudson as "Glinda the Good"
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5. RUNNER UP: Beyonce as "Glinda the Good"
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6. Mike Epps as the "Tin Man"
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7. RUNNER UP: Gabourey Sidibe as "Evilene"
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