NBC's Next Musical Will Be The Wiz

March 30, 2015 9:25 PM

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The network announced today that it will follow up its live productions of Peter Pan and The Sound of Music with a live production of The Wiz on Dec. 3.

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron – who most recently produced the Oscars – will oversee the production, along with Cirque du Soleil. After the telecast, Cirque du Soleil will present The Wiz as a Broadway revival for the 2016-17 season.

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