The Wizard of Oz became a Christmas tradition back in the late '50s when the now classic film was televised annually as a holiday special. So it only seems natural that True Colors Theatre Company would stage its version of the adaptation THE WIZ at the same time. Kenny Leon directs his acclaimed company in a young (performers range in age from 7 to 27) and soulful performance opening Thurs., DEC. 20. Through Dec. 30. No shows Dec. 24-25. $15. Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m.; Wed. and Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2:30 and 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m. Dec. 27, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Rialto Center for the Performing Arts, 80 Forsyth St. 404-588-0234. www.truecolorstheatrecompany.com.