The classic musical “The Wizard of Oz” is being mounted with a multi-racial cast, a jazzy underscore and authoritative dramaturgy by representatives of the Yip Harburg Foundation. Director/choreographer is Keith Lee Grant, Artistic Director of Harlem Rep, who is in the midst of a four-year project of presenting classic musicals that have lyrics by E.Y. “Yip” Harburg.
Upcoming dates are: September 23, October 7 and 21, November 4 and 18, December 2 and 16, 2017.
Buy tickets: SMARTTIX, (212) 868-4444, www.smarttix.com
Photo: Dorothy (Taylor-Rey Rivera) and Munchkins cower before Wicked Witch of the West. Right: Barbyly Noel as Glinda. Photo by Jonathan Slaff