Best Bets: Orchestra Iowa Pops: 'The Wizard of Oz'

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26

(Courtesy Orchestra Iowa)
(Courtesy Orchestra Iowa)

Follow the Yellow Brick Road into the Paramount Theatre this weekend to hear “The Wizard of Oz” like you’ve never heard it before. Orchestra Iowa will provide the musical soundtrack to the timeless Technicolor classic. Hearing Judy Garland’s original 1939 studio recordings, backed by live orchestration, will transport moviegoers of all ages over the rainbow and into Oz. The Oscar-winning film will be shown on the big screen in a place that’s no place like home.

Orchestra Iowa Pops: “The Wizard of Oz”

7:30 p.m. Friday (10/25) and Saturday (10/26), Paramount Theatre, 123 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; $18 to $59, 50 percent discount for college students and students ages 17 and under; Paramount Ticket Office, (319) 366-8203 or Artsiowa.com

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