About the Musical
The Wizard's Return is a full-length fantasy/adventure musical with an original script by Julianna Siemssen and original music and lyrics by Mr. Derek Olsen. The original production, produced, directed, and designed by Mr. Barry Linn, premiered on Thursday, December 12, 2013 and was performed...Continue reading...
Act One: After the death of his wife, middle school math teacher Mr. Matthew Matthews quits graduate school and escapes into an imaginary world, Cartesia, where he is known as Sir Matthew the Wizard. When he decides to return to reality, Eugenia (the imaginary re-creation of his wife), is outraged. She curses Cartesia with a deadly plague, and...Continue reading...
The Wizard's Return soundtrack was released on May 9th, 2014, and features all 15 songs from the 2013 musical, plus a bonus version of the opening number sung in French. This soundtrack was recorded over the course of four months...Continue reading...