The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down in Abilene at the Abilene Convention Center Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for the national tour of THE WIZARD OF OZ go on sale Friday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. and start at only $31. Tickets are available online at and in person at the Box Office inside the Civic Center. To Charge-By-Phone, call 800-869-1451. Groups of 10 or more should call 800-869-1451 X220.

This magical production is a celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, and will be presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away, from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas.

Leading the cast as Dorothy is KALIE KAIMANN. She previously played this role for the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. She has also performed as Bonnie in Anything Goes, Logainne in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Ulla in The Producers, Millie Dilmount in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and Minnie Fay in Hello Dolly! She received a Best Featured Actress in a Musical by for her performance as Minnie Fay.

CHRIS DUIR will play the role of Scarecrow/Hunk. For Prather Entertainment Group he played the role of Bert in Mary Poppins and Eugene in the national tour of Grease. Regional credits include Crazy For You (Bobby Child), Damn Yankees (Smokey), The Drowsy Chaperone (George), and Singin’ in the Rain (Production Tenor). He was also a singer for Celebrity Cruises and Galaxy Macau Resort.