21 Funniest Truest
With so many people live-tweeting the production, there were plenty of hilarious jokes that came out of it -- all in good fun, of course.
See 21 of the best below.
- Hey, aren't we missing someone? https://twitter.com/karenhunter/status/672797811642130432
- Bad idea, Dorothy https://twitter.com/wdymivy/status/672583285617201153
- We wonder if 'Ye knows https://twitter.com/rustymk2/status/672583615029444608
- So true... https://twitter.com/JarettSays/status/672584057335640065
...especially if you're late.
- There's always a place for Patti's pies http://revolutionarykoolaid.tumblr.com/post/134505349593/cackling
- Like... https://twitter.com/RococoCocoa/status/672806095048544257
She did just breeze into town and kill two of its citizens within a couple days.
- Even celebrities weighed in... https://twitter.com/GabbySidibe/status/672613001686577153
The shaaaaaaade of it all.
- On The Wiz's entrance https://twitter.com/JanvierNoir/status/672618644216651777
- And on the Wicked Witch's entrance, too https://twitter.com/TheRoot/status/672615894011396097
- When Ne-Yo inadvertently made us all thirst https://twitter.com/blackmon/status/672593604355997696
- It is a long trip, after all https://twitter.com/JillBidenVeep/status/672591398001106944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
(Note: Tweet not actually from the Second Lady of these United States.)
- Those poppies, tho https://twitter.com/brokeymcpoverty/status/672599538235023360
- When Queen Latifah decided to leave the Emerald City https://twitter.com/SaraJBenincasa/status/672618840484900866
No, but really ... Queen was AMAZING.
- Black Twitter rallied around the all-black production https://twitter.com/IamRobDevon/status/672617010942091264
- They really did... http://troubledworlddistortedmind.tumblr.com/post/134503255652/man-all-the-natural-hair-styles-melanin-dance
- And they descended on the ignorance http://the-perks-of-being-black.tumblr.com/post/134522139126
It's fair to point out that the cast of the original 'Wizard of Oz' had a 100% white cast.
- On a lighter note... https://twitter.com/curlyheadRED/status/672619650925113349
Uzo was really *the most stunning* Glinda they could ever cast.
- ??? https://twitter.com/FreedomReeves/status/672622042139779073?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
- But really, with all the fun social media had with 'The Wiz: Live'... https://twitter.com/starsinmylocs/status/672620373360435200
We all know the true benefit of a production like this.