'THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE OZ'
Journey over the rainbow to the beautiful woodland's of Rufford Abbey. Immerse yourself in the family favourite 'The Wizard of Oz' as you explore outdoor theatre, dance, music and comedy combined with some modern 'twisters' along the way. Guided by Dorothy herself, you will be taken down the yellow brick road through a magical forest meeting the beloved characters during your adventure. Uncover the classic tale like never before, featuring beautiful costumes, stunning surroundings, professional actors and a fantastic soundtrack you won't want to leave Oz!
FAQS TO THE WIZARD
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET YOU OVER THE RAINBOW
HOW LONG IS THE PERFORMANCE?
The whole production is just under 60 minutes, giving you enough time to go over the rainbow
There's no place like;
Rufford Abbey Country Park
After you have parked in Car park, head over to the left hand side woodland and follow the signs to the production box office
HOW OLD MUST YOU BE?
This production is suitable for Munchkins aged 5+ all the way up to those old wizards out there. Younger children are permitted at parents discretion. The show will require walking through forested areas and some scarier scenes involving the Witch!
WHAT EXACTLY IS IT?
This is an outdoor immersive theatre show. Where the audience do not sit down but are immersed within the show and get to interact with the characters, guided through multiple set areas within a stunning woodland, discovering ‘The Wizard of Oz’ story.
WHAT HAPPENS WITHIN THE PERFORMANCE?
Guided by Dorothy herself, you will be taken through the beautiful magical forest meeting a selection of the beloved characters we all know along the way. The whole performance will last up to 60 minutes. Once the show has begun you cannot leave and be readmitted. You will experience a mixture of Theatre, Comedy, Dance and Music. Along with beautiful costumes, stunning surroundings, theatrical lighting and a fantastic soundtrack.
DO I NEED TO RESERVE A TICKET?
Yes, all guests attending the performance must have a ticket and a HEART. Tickets are limited to 20 ozian's maximum per performance, If you have a BRAIN you would order quickly, as we are likely to sell out. So have the COURAGE and book now!
DO I NEED TO ARRIVE ON TIME?
Yes!! Please arrive at our box office area where you will need to display your tickets and then be shown to a waiting area until your performance begins. If you arrive late, your show will have already begun, and you will not be able to join late leading to you being dealt with by the Wicked Witch. Refunds will not be given for late arrivals.
We're keeping our ruby slippers sanitised.
The health and safety of our visitors is our number one priority.
We are closely following the Government’s advice and will implement a large number of COVID-19 prevention measures.
WHAT ABOUT THE WEATHER?
We will monitor the weather each day and will notify ticket holders by 2pm if a performance needs to be cancelled. So bring your umbrella's, A little drizzle won’t melt us - but maybe you Witches among us!
IS THE SHOW WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?
This performance is in a rustic, forested environment. Therefore, it is not accessible by traditional wheelchairs and prams. After the opening scene, guests descend and ascend a steep, dirt path. Even off-road wheelchairs will have a difficult time traversing this area of the show. The rest of the show is on mostly level ground but is still dirt or gravel.
ARE DOGS PERMITTED?
Unfortunately Toto is the only dog allowed into the performance areas. So sorry, those paws must stay home. However service dogs are welcome.
ARE THERE TOILETS?
Guests may use the bathroom in the courtyard before the performance begins. Once it has started you must wait until the whole performance has finished. PS: Please keep any water away from the Witch.
Recording the performance is not permitted, however there will be opportunities for Photos with Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh my!
RETURNS & EXCHANGE
All tickets are non-refundable. However if you have given a 48 hours notice period that you are unable to attend the event, we can honour to exchange your tickets to new dates - subject to availability my pretty.