The saga of Dorothy (Danielle Wade, above, with Mike Jackson, center, and Jamie McKnight) returns to the Seattle stage in the national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new adaptation of the classic story/film. In addition to the immortal movie songs, the show includes new tunes. Wednesday-Oct. 13, Paramount Theatre, Seattle; tickets start at $25 (877-784-4849 or

Misha Berson, Seattle Times theater critic