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Tony Walton, costume designer for the film The Wiz (1978), enlisted the help of New York's biggest fashion designers for the hundreds of costumes for the Emerald City sequence.The scene was shot in the plaza between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in NYC.

Tony Walton, costume designer for the film The Wiz (1978), enlisted the help of New York's biggest fashion designers for the hundreds of costumes for the Emerald City sequence.The scene was shot in the plaza between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in NYC.

My favorite Broadway  musical and movie (:

The Wiz (DVD, 1999, Subtitled French)

The Wiz Movie. Remember when this movie came out..everybody I knew wanted to see how the black version was going to be portrayed. Great cast..Lena Horne, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, to name a few.

The Wiz Movie. Remember when this movie came out..everybody I knew wanted to see how the black version was going to be portrayed. Great cast..Lena Horne, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, to name a few.

Emerald City: Queen Latifah wears a wig and an intricate costume for her role as The Wiz in the  upcoming NBC live musical production, set to air on December 3

The Wiz Live! cast seen in their character portraits ahead of premiere

Emerald City: Queen Latifah wears a wig and an intricate costume for her role as The Wiz in the upcoming NBC live musical production, set to air on December 3

Exclusive First Look: Mary J. Blige as The Wiz Live’s Wicked Witch of the West | Vanity Fair

The Wicked Witch of the West, as You’ve Never Seen Her Before

Exclusive First Look: Mary J. Blige as The Wiz Live’s Wicked Witch of the West | Vanity Fair

Amazing Stephanie Mills Will "Ease On Down The Road' Again In NBC’s Remake of  “The Wiz"

Amazing Stephanie Mills Will "Ease On Down The Road' Again In NBC’s Remake of “The Wiz"

The Wiz featuring Common, looking cool in emerald.

The Wiz featuring Common, looking cool in emerald.

From the film version of The Wiz, the four stars, Nipsey Russell, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, & Ted Ross. 1978.

From the film version of The Wiz, the four stars, Nipsey Russell, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, & Ted Ross. 1978.