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Vogueing in Emerald City

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(Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

Vogueing, made popular by Black and Latino LGBT in Harlem and later by Madonna in the 80s, was an ode to black culture and it was LIT. When Dorothy and her crew approached Emerald City, we knew there was something special behind those gorgeous doors. Seeing the collection of dancers dressed in various emerald green outfits hitting poises and putting our favorite clubs to shame.

Stephanie Mills as Aunt Em

The Wiz Live!

(Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

Stephanie was in the original 1975 Broadway production as Dorothy and returned to The Wiz Live! as Aunt Em and serenaded us with her version of “The Feeling We Once Had.”

Amber Riley as Addapearle the Good Witch

The Wiz Live!

(Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

Amber’s amazing performance had us ready to run around the church one minute and the other she had us yelling “you better sing!!” at our TVs. Amber glowed as Addapearle and after that performance, all we want to do is see her regularly again on our screens.

The Poppies

The Wiz Live!

(Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

THOSE DANG POPPIES. The women dressed as sexy, seductive flowers that mesmerized the Cowardly Lion had us wanting to dance around our living rooms as Beyonce “Partition” extras.

Queen Latifah as the Wiz

THE WIZ LIVE! -- Pictured: Queen Latifah as The Wiz -- (Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

(Photo by: Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

Queen in costume as The Wiz was breathtaking and the part that got us riled up was when it was revealed that The Wiz was an imposter and a woman. Dorothy quickly shot back, “And what’s wrong with being a woman?”

If you missed The Wiz, catch the highlights, and replay online!