The 40th anniversary celebration of The Wiz Broadway musical aired yesterday in the form of a fantastic live broadcast. NBC’s third musical, The Wiz Live! aired Dec. 3 to great reviews. Not only did entertainment critics such as Variety call the program “polished” and “impressive,” but viewers also took to the Internet to express their humorous observations.
Performances by newcomer Shanice Williams, Ne-Yo, Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, and others left those who had waited months to see the production in awe. Viewers commented on the powerful vocals, modern dance moves, stellar acting, and Toto being M.I.A.
Here are 10 of the funniest reactions viewers had to The Wiz Live! last night.