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.
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Dorothy (Taylor-Rey Rivera) and Munchkins cower before Wicked Witch of the West. Right: Barbyly Noel as Glinda. Photo by Jonathan Slaff