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. More…
When Dorothy wakes up in a strange land filled with witches and wizards, and munchkins and monkeys, she's charmed but desperate to return home. She sets off on a quest to ask the Wizard for help and along the way befriends a scarecrow without a brain, a tin man without a heart, and a cowardly lion. Journey down the yellow brick road while humming along to memorable songs from the Oscar-nominated film, including "Over the Rainbow," "We're Off to See the Wizard," and "If I Only Had a Brain."
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.
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.
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
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.
See it if You know someone in the cast and are going just to support it.
Don't see it if You are amazed by prior good reviews and think it will be an amazing $10 show. Because it's the most basic community theatre.
See it if If you love the original Wizard, and don't mind seeing the iconic characters as People of Color. If you love to laugh, and terrific singing.
Don't see it if You're expecting a Broadway-quality show. Don't expect to see The Wiz! or a Judy Garland look-a-like. This is The Wizard of Oz.. with music.
See it if you want to see a live production of the Wizard of Oz or if you want to be able to say "I saw her when..." (regarding the lead)
Don't see it if you love Wicked - once you've seen Wicked, the Wizard of Oz doesn't really offer you much...
See it if Love the wizard of Oz. Would like to see a diverse cast.
Don't see it if If you hate the wizard of oz. the acting is average and not more than your regular community theater.
See it if You are a fan of the movie . The play stayed true to it with the exception of two songs. The actress that played Dorothy was great
Don't see it if You don’t like interactive theatre .
See it if Taking a classic movie and putting it on stage and living in my childhood watching it live. Took my family for a enjoyable evening out.
Don't see it if If you can't re live your childhood
See it if You enjoy plays that will captivate you and keep your attention until the very last moment.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of the Wizard of Oz.
See it if You will love this musical as it will have the nostalgia factor of watching the movie for the first time all over again.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of musicals and weren't a fan of the movie. Or if you're terrified of munchkins and witches.