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The Wiz: Queen Latifah, Uzo Aduba, Common First Look

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After presenting The Sound of Music Live! and Peter Pan Live!, NBC is going to Oz for this year’s special holiday event, The Wiz Live! 

EW has your exclusive first look at Uzo Aduba as Glinda (above), Queen Latifah as The Wiz, and Common as Bouncer, the Emerald City gatekeeper. See all the photos in their full, Emerald City glory below.

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The 3-hour live production also stars Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo, Amber Riley, David Alan Grier, Stephanie Mills, and rising star Shanice Williams as Dorothy. 

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Paul Gilmore/NBC
Paul Gilmore/NBC

The Wiz Live! is an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning 1975 musical, later made into a film starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson. The holiday special airs Dec. 3, 8 p.m. ET on NBC.