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* ''Theatre/TheWiz'', an African-influenced pop musical retelling of the first book.

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* ''Theatre/TheWiz'', an African-influenced African-American culture-influenced pop musical retelling of the first book.
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* ''Theatre/TheWiz''
* ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', adapted from a [[Literature/{{Wicked}} book of the same name]].

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* ''Theatre/TheWiz''
''Theatre/TheWiz'', an African-influenced pop musical retelling of the first book.
* ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', adapted from a [[Literature/{{Wicked}} book of the same name]].
name]] that revisited the events before and during ''The Wizard of Oz'' from the Wicked Witch of the West's perspective.
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* The 2015 TV special ''[[Theatre/TheWiz The Wiz Live!]]'', an all-African-American performance of the Broadway musical of the same name.

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* The 2015 TV special ''[[Theatre/TheWiz The Wiz Live!]]'', an all-African-American performance of the ''Oz''-based Broadway musical of the same name.
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* The 2015 TV special ''[[Theatre/TheWiz The Wiz Live!]]'', a live AllStarCast performance of the Broadway musical of the same name.

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* The 2015 TV special ''[[Theatre/TheWiz The Wiz Live!]]'', a live AllStarCast an all-African-American performance of the Broadway musical of the same name.
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* ''Film/TheWiz'', a 1978 all-African-American musical retelling loosely based on the Broadway musical of the same name.


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* The 2015 TV special ''[[Theatre/TheWiz The Wiz Live!]]'', a live AllStarCast performance of the Broadway musical of the same name.
25th Dec '15 8:42:02 AM Kitchen90
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* The 2015 CGI pilot ''WesternAnimation/LostInOz''.

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* The 2015 CGI pilot ''WesternAnimation/LostInOz''.''WesternAnimation/LostInOz''.
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* A 2014 fully computer-animated feature film called ''WesternAnimation/LegendsOfOzDorothysReturn'' was made by Claris and Summertime Entertainment and animated by Prana Studios (the "Tinkerbell" series), as a sequel to both the 1939 film and a few of the books and based on a book written by L. Frank Baum's great-grandson.

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* A 2014 fully computer-animated feature film called ''WesternAnimation/LegendsOfOzDorothysReturn'' was made by Claris and Summertime Entertainment and animated by Prana Studios (the "Tinkerbell" series), as a sequel to both the 1939 film and a few of the books and based on a book written by L. Frank Baum's great-grandson.great-grandson.
* The 2015 CGI pilot ''WesternAnimation/LostInOz''.
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** Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin-Man and Lion are all playable characters in the UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS game ''VideoGame/CodeNameSteam'', among other literary characters.

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** * Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin-Man and Lion are all playable characters in the UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS game ''VideoGame/CodeNameSteam'', among other literary characters.
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* The storytelling board game ''Winter Tales'' includes Dorothy, Tin Man, and Scarecrow among the fairy tale-inspired player characters.
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* In 1961, Crawley Films, (later Creator/RankinBassProductions) produced a series of short cartoons, ''WesternAnimation/TalesOfTheWizardOfOz'', featuring Dorothy, the Wizard, the Witch, Socrates Scarecrow, Rusty Tinman, and Dandy Lion.

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* In 1961, Crawley Films, (later Creator/RankinBassProductions) produced a series of short cartoons, ''WesternAnimation/TalesOfTheWizardOfOz'', featuring Dorothy, the Wizard, the Witch, Socrates Scarecrow, Rusty Tinman, [[AC:Anime and Dandy Lion.Manga]]



* There was a later anime called ''TheWonderfulGalaxyOfOz''.
* The 1999, Russian two-part animated television adaptation of L. Frank Baum, ''Adventures in the Emerald City: Silver Shoes''. Itís mostly based on Baum but includes several elements from the "Magic Land" books. A two part sequel, ''Adventures in the Emerald City: Princess Ozma'', adapted Baumís ''Land of Oz''.

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* There was a later anime called ''TheWonderfulGalaxyOfOz''.
''Anime/TheWonderfulGalaxyOfOz''.

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* The 1999, Russian two-part animated television first [[Creator/MarvelComics Marvel]][=/=][[Creator/DCComics DC]] collaborative publication was an adaptation of L. Frank Baum, ''Adventures in the Emerald City: Silver Shoes''. Itís mostly 1939 film.
* Followed by Marvel's adaptation of ''The Marvelous Land of Oz''.
* ''Oz: the Manga'' from Antarctic Press.
* The [[http://www.calibercomics.info/oz.html Oz comics]] from Caliber Comics.
* ''ComicBook/CaptainCarrotAndHisAmazingZooCrew In The Oz-Wonderland War Trilogy'' from DC Comics.
* There's a comic book series
based on Baum but includes several elements from the "Magic Land" books. A two part sequel, ''Adventures Oz books with main characters cast as 1990s-style superheroes called the ''[[http://sentient39.comicgenesis.com/ozsquad.html Oz Squad]]'', written by [[http://www.steveahlquist.com/ Steve Ahlquist]].
* Ozma and the Nome King are featured prominently
in the Emerald City: Princess Ozma'', adapted Baumís ''Land Vertigo series ''ComicBook/{{Fables}}''.

[[AC:Literature]]
* ''Literature/TalesOfTheMagicLand'', a (very free) Russian translation
of Oz''.the first book made by Alexander Melentyevich Volkov in 1939 that spun off into its own book series.

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* ''Film/TheMuppetsWizardOfOz'' was a 2005 MadeForTVMovie that cast Ashanti as a PresentDay Dorothy and various [[TheMuppets Muppets]] as her travelling companions and adversaries. Miss Piggy, for instance, plays all four witches.

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* ''Film/TheMuppetsWizardOfOz'' was a 2005 MadeForTVMovie that cast Ashanti as a PresentDay Dorothy and various [[TheMuppets [[Franchise/TheMuppets Muppets]] as her travelling companions and adversaries. Miss Piggy, for instance, plays all four witches.



* The 2011 miniseries ''Film/TheWitchesOfOz'' by Leigh Scott of TheAsylum fame, in which a modern-day Dorothy Gale discovers that her best-selling novels are in fact inspired by her own supressed memories of her adventures in Oz.

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* The 2011 miniseries ''Film/TheWitchesOfOz'' by Leigh Scott of TheAsylum Creator/TheAsylum fame, in which a modern-day Dorothy Gale discovers that her best-selling novels are in fact inspired by her own supressed memories of her adventures in Oz.Oz.
* A made-for-television biopic, ''The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story'', was made in 1990 and told the story of how the Oz books came to be. The cast included John Ritter as Baum and Rue [=McClanahan=] as his suffragette mother-in-law Matilda Gage. This movie is included as a bonus feature on the 2009 [=DVD=] and Blu-Ray releases of the 1939 adaptation.

[[AC:Manhwa]]
* ''Manhwa/DorothyOfOz''

[[AC:Tabletop Games]]
* A TabletopGame (''[[http://newwwoz.blogspot.com/2010/06/adventures-in-oz-rpg.html Adventures in Oz: Fantasy Roleplaying Beyond the Yellow Brick Road]]'') based on the Baum books was released in 2010.
* Another TabletopGame released in November 2010, ''[[http://paizo.com/products/btpy8dsn?Oz-Dark-Terrible Oz: Dark and Terrible]]'', takes a DarkerAndEdgier look at the source material, yet is still oddly faithful to the original books.

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** ''TheWiz''
** ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', adapted from a [[Literature/{{Wicked}} book of the same name.]]
* The Land of Oz has been the subject of several comic books.
** The first [[MarvelComics Marvel]][=/=][[DCComics DC]] collaborative publication was an adaptation of the 1939 film.
** Followed by Marvel's adaptation of ''The Marvelous Land of Oz''
** ''Oz: the Manga'' from Antarctic Press.
** The [[http://www.calibercomics.com/TITLES/oz.htm Oz comics]] from Caliber Comics.
** ''Comicbook/CaptainCarrotAndHisAmazingZooCrew! In The Oz-Wonderland War Trilogy'' from DC Comics.
** There's a comic book series based on the Oz books with main characters cast as 1990s-style superheroes called the ''[[http://sentient39.comicgenesis.com/ozsquad.html Oz Squad]]'', written by [[http://www.steveahlquist.com/ Steve Ahlquist]].
** There's also a {{manhwa}} called ''Manhwa/DorothyOfOz''.
** Ozma and the Nome King are featured prominently in the Vertigo series ''{{Fables}}''.

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** ''TheWiz''
**
* ''Theatre/TheWiz''
*
''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', adapted from a [[Literature/{{Wicked}} book of the same name.]]
name]].

[[AC:Video Games]]
* The Land A UsefulNotes/NintendoDS RPG called ''[[http://www.rpgamer.com/games/other/nds/rizzoawd/rizzoawd.html RIZ-ZOAWD]]'' (an anagram of Oz has been the subject of several comic books.
** The first [[MarvelComics Marvel]][=/=][[DCComics DC]] collaborative publication
"Wizard Oz"), released in Japan by Media.Vision, which is highly stylized and re-imagined. It was an adaptation of the 1939 film.
** Followed by Marvel's adaptation of
localized abroad as ''The Marvelous Land Wizard of Oz''
** ''Oz:
Oz: Beyond the Manga'' from Antarctic Press.
** The
Yellow Brick Road''.
* A point and click game featuring Oz characters in 1940s film noir Emerald City at
[[http://www.calibercomics.com/TITLES/oz.htm Oz comics]] from Caliber Comics.
wadjeteyegames.com/ Wadjet Eye Games]] called ''[[http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/games/emerald-city-confidential/ Emerald City Confidental]]''.
** ''Comicbook/CaptainCarrotAndHisAmazingZooCrew! In The Oz-Wonderland War Trilogy'' from DC Comics.
** There's a comic book series based on the Oz books with main
Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin-Man and Lion are all playable characters cast as 1990s-style superheroes called the ''[[http://sentient39.comicgenesis.com/ozsquad.html Oz Squad]]'', written by [[http://www.steveahlquist.com/ Steve Ahlquist]].
** There's also a {{manhwa}} called ''Manhwa/DorothyOfOz''.
** Ozma and the Nome King are featured prominently
in the Vertigo UsefulNotes/Nintendo3DS game ''VideoGame/CodeNameSteam'', among other literary characters.

[[AC:Western Animation]]
* In 1961, Crawley Films, (later Creator/RankinBassProductions) produced a
series ''{{Fables}}''.of short cartoons, ''WesternAnimation/TalesOfTheWizardOfOz'', featuring Dorothy, the Wizard, the Witch, Socrates Scarecrow, Rusty Tinman, and Dandy Lion.
* The 1999, Russian two-part animated television adaptation of L. Frank Baum, ''Adventures in the Emerald City: Silver Shoes''. Itís mostly based on Baum but includes several elements from the "Magic Land" books. A two part sequel, ''Adventures in the Emerald City: Princess Ozma'', adapted Baumís ''Land of Oz''.



* Several video games have been released based on the series
** A NintendoDS RPG called ''[[http://www.rpgamer.com/games/other/nds/rizzoawd/rizzoawd.html RIZ-ZOAWD]]'' (an anagram of "Wizard Oz"), released in Japan by Media.Vision, which is highly stylized and re-imagined. It was localized abroad as ''The Wizard of Oz: Beyond the Yellow Brick Road''.
** A point and click game featuring Oz characters in 1940s film noir Emerald City at [[http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/ Wadjet Eye Games]] called ''[[http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/PF.htm Emerald City Confidental]]''.
** Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin-Man and Lion are all playable characters in the Nintendo3DS game ''VideoGame/CodeNameSteam'', among other literary characters.
* A made-for-television biopic, ''The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story'', was made in 1990 and told the story of how the Oz books came to be. The cast included John Ritter as Baum and Rue [=McClanahan=] as his suffragette mother-in-law Matilda Gage. This movie is included as a bonus feature on the 2009 [=DVD=] and Blu-Ray releases of the 1939 adaptation.
* A TabletopGame (''[[http://newwwoz.blogspot.com/2010/06/adventures-in-oz-rpg.html Adventures in Oz: Fantasy Roleplaying Beyond the Yellow Brick Road]]'') based on the Baum books was released in 2010.
* Another TabletopGame released in November 2010, ''[[http://paizo.com/products/btpy8dsn?Oz-Dark-Terrible Oz: Dark and Terrible]]'', takes a DarkerAndEdgier look at the source material, yet is still oddly faithful to the original books.



* ''Literature/TalesOfTheMagicLand'', a (very free) Russian translation of the first book made by Alexander Melentyevich Volkov in 1939 that spun off into its own book series.
* An audio adaptation of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by the Children's Museum of Los Angeles for the book's centennial, with Harry Anderson, Rene Auberjonois, Annette Bening, Phyllis Diller, Joanna Gleason, John Goodman, Robert Guillaume, Mark Hamill, Maurice La Marche, Michael Learned, Mako, Phil Proctor, Nestor Serrano and Michelle Trachtenberg, with an afterword by Ray Bradbury.
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