'The Wiz Live!' Meme Generator: There's No Place Like 'Home' for Thanksgiving | NBC Chicago

'The Wiz Live!' Meme Generator: There's No Place Like 'Home' for Thanksgiving



    Shanice Williams and Ne-Yo celebrate home.

    "The Wiz Live!" is just about a week away.

    For Dorothy and Toto caught in the wilds of Oz, there's no place like home. And this Thanksgiving NBC (tune in for the behind-the-scenes making-of special Wednesday Nov. 25 at 8/7c) offer the chance to show the world exactly what or where home is for you with "The Wiz Live!" home-inspired meme campaign.

    Now, through December 3rd this special campaign lets you celebrate Thanksgiving togetherness.

    "Home to me is love. It's where I feel loved, it's where I feel like I can give love, and where I can just be myself. Where I feel absolutely me," says "Wiz Live!" star Queen Latifah.

    To take part, just follow these instructions:

    – Go to theresnoplacelikemyhome.com

     (After the cast photos load, you will see a blank black screen)

     Place your cursor directly under the words "There's No Place Like" and type your version of "Home"

     Upload and edit a photo of your choice

     Save & share your photo to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

    "The Wiz LIVE!" is adapted from "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, with a book by William F. Brown, and music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls. The production opened on Broadway in 1975 and won seven Tonys, including Best Musical.

    Shanice Williams (Dorothy) leads an all-star cast featuring Latifah (The Wiz), Mary J. Blige (Evillene), David Alan Grier (Cowardly Lion), Ne-Yo (Tin Man), Elijah Kelley (Scarecrow), Uzo Aduba (Glinda), Amber Riley (Addaperle), Common (Bouncer), Stephanie Mills (Aunt Em) and Cirque du Soleil performers.

    Craig Zadan and Neil Meron ("The Sound of Music Live!," "Peter Pan Live!" and Oscar-winning "Chicago") will executive produce. Director Kenny Leon (Tony winner, "A Raisin in the Sun") collaborates with live television director, Matthew Diamond, and Harvey Fierstein (three-time Tony winner, "Torch Song Trilogy," "Hairspray" and "La Cage aux Folles"), who provides new written material.

    "The Making of 'The Wiz Live!'" airs at 8/7c on Wednesday, Nov 25 on NBC. 

    "The Wiz Live!" airs at 8/7c on Thursday, Dec. 3 on NBC.