EDISON, NJ -- Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Wizard of Oz for staging a wonderful weekend run of the classic musical in the Berry Performing Arts Center at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison.

Kallie Schildge of Westfield delivered a magnificent performance as Dorothy and was joined on stage by a cast representing all three divisions of the school in this unique production.

Other leading players included Shane Kornecki of Colonia as the Cowardly Lion, Jason Kisare of Bridgewater as the Scarecrow, Jerry Zhang of Edison as the Tin Man, Jaden Dugenio of Branchburg as the Wicked Witch, Alexandra Vargas of Dunellen as Glinda, The Good Witch, and Neil Shah of Edison as the Wizard of Oz.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison is Central Jersey’s premier PreK-12 independent school. The campus is located at 1295 Inman Ave. in North Edison, near the Scotch Plains border and just five miles from downtown Westfield. It is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational day school that prepares students to lead and succeed in a world of global interconnection. Wardlaw+Hartridge provides an educational atmosphere characterized by academic challenge, support for individual excellence, diversity, and a familial sense of community.