Featuring large children's chorus, stunning scenery and all of the songs made popular by the movie, the Indianapolis Civic Theatre's production of "The Wizard of Oz" -- its signature holiday outing -- opens Friday and will run through Jan. 3.
Muckey, 8, has been doing theater productions since she was 6. Her appearance in "The Wizard of Oz" marks her first professional stage performance.
Muckey has had dance instruction at Greencastle's Dance Workshop under the direction of Lita Sandy and Tara Gardner. She is the daugvhter of Ted and Kathleen Muckey.
The Indianapolis Civic Theatre is Indiana's largest professionally-managed community theater, and is currently in its 95th season. The theatre is located at 3200 Cold Springs Road on the campus of Marian University.
Shows are Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Performances on Dec. 27 will be at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; there will be no shows on Dec. 24 and 25.