The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep)
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The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep)

The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(101 Reviews)
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Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Great singing, Great acting

About the Show

Harlem Repertory Theatre mounts a one-hour, family-friendly adaptation of the iconic 1939 MGM movie musical about a little girl from Kansas who journeys to the Land of Oz.

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Member Reviews (101)

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1047 Reviews | 254 Followers
Ambitious, Great staging, Funny, Intelligent

See it if You like musicals that use projectors. Good singing, staging and direction . HRT never disappoints.

Don't see it if If you want a big musical. Smaller stage and time frame cuts this show back.if you dont want to use your imagination with projectors.

234 Reviews | 23 Followers
Entertaining, Great singing, Fluffy, Quirky, Clever

See it if You love the movie the Wizard of Oz or show the wiz

Don't see it if Jaded, overly critical, expecting a Broadway level show

169 Reviews | 70 Followers
Hilarious, Refreshing, Great staging, Great singing, Funny

See it if You want support a small community theater, take a different view of the classic play, beautiful singing, heartwarming acting from cast

Don't see it if You are looking for a bigger production, fancy prop, large theater. This company really puts their heart out to make it a memorable event. Read more

154 Reviews | 28 Followers
Delightful, Funny, Entertaining

See it if you are taking a young one who wants to see racially diverse characters that more closely resemble them than white-washed Hollywood films

Don't see it if you expect top notch acting or anything more than a community theater feel to the production

122 Reviews | 23 Followers
Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You loved the movie

Don't see it if If you didn't like the movie

92 Reviews | 93 Followers
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you are a fan of the original. Singing is great. Are looking for a fun family night out.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of wizard of oz.

101 Reviews | 18 Followers
Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever



98 Reviews | 18 Followers
Entertaining, Delightful, Heartfelt, Family friendly, Creative staging

See it if You want to take your young child to a reasonably priced show where their imaginations can work and where the staging is immersive

Don't see it if You need a fully polished production with lavish costumes and sets. Read more

Critic Reviews (3)

Stage Buddy
November 1st, 2016

"This stupendous stage production is a glorious delight...Enough cannot be said about the incredible cast, all of whom possess high level skills in acting, dancing, and singing. Their energy levels were extraordinary, not just in the physical sense, but in what they gave out to their audience. One couldn’t help but feel happy, hopeful and just downright thoroughly elated after seeing this show."
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Broadway Blog
November 3rd, 2016

"Directed and choreographed by Keith Lee Grant, the production shines mostly in its focus and attention to kids. Utilizing the openness of the space, characters get up close and personal with the children, engaging them as the cast runs the aisles and comes right up to the first row of seats, involving the enthusiastic crowd in songs that most children already know by heart...The cast delivers solid vocals, giving the familiar tunes a more modern spin."
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Times Square Chronicles
March 17th, 2017

“HRT’s production does the story justice…Dan Aran’s musical direction shines throughout the piece…The diverse cast of eleven is a cohesive unit of voices and movement. They are completely in sync with each other…The colorful costumes, simple staging and energetic ensemble create one of the best productions of theatre for young audiences that I have ever seen. Every child and adult in the audience was engaged throughout the entire performance.'
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