It's getting harder and harder to keep track of the star-studded cast of NBC's The Wiz Live! But don't fret; we've got you covered. Here's everything you need to know about the highly anticipated production coming to NBC.
Shanice Williams as Dorothy
Originally played by: Diana RossNewcomer Shanice Williams snagged the leading role after attending an open audition (it was her first ever audition!) earlier this summer in New York City. The 18-year-old college student and New Jersey native told ESSENCE.com that her mom pushed her to audition. "My mom was saying, 'Over the summer, you're not going to be sitting home on my couch," she said. "I don't want a real job, so I'm like, 'Let me look up auditions.'" The rest is history!