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Todrick Hall brings Straight Outta Oz to the Howard Theatre

Hall reenacts his hour-long visual album live

Todrick Hall - Photo: Shawn Adeli

Todrick Hall – Photo: Shawn Adeli

A former Top 13 finalist on American Idol and now a YouTube star, Todrick Hall returns to D.C. after a starring turn on Broadway in Kinky Boots.

Hall spins through his visual album Straight Outta Oz, a bold, captivating hour-long set featuring 17 songs and videos in which he sings and raps about his life in an homage to The Wizard of Oz. He enlists nearly 20 performers to reenact the musical tale live.

Tuesday, April 18, and Wednesday, April 19, at 8 p.m. Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. Tickets are $35 to $40, or $100 for a “VIP Emerald City Pass” including a Meet & Greet. Call 202-588-5595 or visit

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Doug Rule covers the arts, theater, music, food, nightlife and culture as contributing editor for Metro Weekly. Follow him on Twitter @ruleonwriting.

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