ROCKFORD — The Creative and Performing Arts Program will present “The Wiz Jr.” at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6-8 in the auditorium at West Middle School, 1900 N. Rockton Ave.

After studying "The Wiz" musical in CAPA classes, students spent this year crafting their own production of the musical onstage and offstage.

Led by George Espino, West band director, the pit orchestra is comprised of 18 musicians from students to professionals across the region. ​

Tickets: $7, adults; $3, students. For information: