An American Icon Who Almost Wasn’t

An awkward little girl with a great big voice. An underdog who didn’t fit the mold.

CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ is the story of how Frances Gumm became Judy Garland and won the role of Dorothy in the beloved movie musical The Wizard of Oz.



Book by Marc Acito
Music Adapted by David Libby

Additional Music by David Libby
Additional Lyrics by Casamento/Acito/Libby

Conceived and Created by Tina Marie Casamento

Music by Arrangement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Liza Minnelli Gives Rare Approval

"My mother said that her biography is in her music, and now a talented creative team is using that music to tell the story of her early years and her extraordinary rise to fame. I’m grateful and happy they’re telling the fascinating story of her early history.”

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