Sunday, August 7, 2022




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From the creator of The Wizard of Oz comes the sequel, The Lost Princess of Oz. L. Frank Baum continues the adventures of Dorothy, Glinda the Good Witch, and the Wizard as they search for Princess Ozma to recover the magic stolen from Oz. In this fantastical tale, Baum introduces new characters including the Frogman, the Patchwork Girl, Tik-Tok, and the talking (singing) hen, Billina, played by Reagan Richards of the popular Asbury Park country duo, Williams Honor. Gordon Brown, also of Williams Honor, portrays Frank Baum, as he writes the sequel to the beloved story of Oz.



Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater (AXCBT) in partnership with Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC), will present the World Premiere of Juilliard alum Artistic Director Gabriel Chajnik’s multimedia dance musical extravaganza, 

The Lost Princess of Oz 
WHEN: August 19-28
WHERE: Pollak Theater at Monmouth University in Long Branch
TICKETS: prices start at $20 and can be purchased 
online at or by calling 732.531.9106, extension 14. 

This is a must-see event for families and fans of Wicked on Broadway and the beloved Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum. The story follows the beloved Wizard of Oz characters, Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tin Man, the Lion, Glinda the Good Witch of the North and the Wizard of Oz as they bring along new friends in search for Princess Ozma to recover the magic stolen from Oz. 

The cast is led by Reagan Richards and Gordon Brown of Asbury Park’s chart-topping country-duo Williams Honor, AXCBT company members and local area dance students.

Created, choreographed, and directed by Gabriel Chajnik, this exciting multimedia dance musical includes a narrative script written by Shannon Hill based on Baum’s Ozma of Oz and The Lost Princess of Oz. This new ballet will feature an original score by Chris Becker, whose Appalachian-inspired composition is infused with country fiddles and bluegrass banjoes! 

If you love Wicked, the prequel to The Wizard of OZ, come discover the music and magic of The Lost Princess of Oz — an enthralling summer adventure for the whole family! 





Featuring special guest performers...



Williams Honor, comprised of singer/songwriter Reagan Richards and songwriter/producer Gordon Brown, is Jersey Shore’s first-ever country duo. Williams Honor recently were voted Best Band on the Jersey Shore by radio listeners at Jersey pop station 94.3 The Point, showing the diversity in taste among their audience. WH has also toured nationally and shared the stage with some of the format’s biggest stars, Old Dominion, Tim McGraw, Lady A, among many others! 


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