Children’s Shows

El Otro Oz

Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 3:00 PM
TheaterWorks USA | Grades 3-7
This bilingual musical and New York Times Critic’s Pick by Mando Alvarado, Tommy Newman, and Jaime Lozano, returns in a reimagined production! Click your heels together tres veces and take a transformative journey with this salsa, merengue, and Mexican folk-infused musical inspired by The Wizard of Oz. As her fifteenth birthday approaches, Dora, a contemporary Latiné teenager, struggles with her family’s ideas about tradition and dreads her impending quinceañera! But, when Dora gets swept away to a strange new land, she learns how to celebrate her unique rhythm and embrace her cultural identity.

Original Credits

Book by Mando Alvarado and Tommy Newman Music & Lyrics by Jaime Lozano and Tommy Newman Orchestrations and Arrangements by Salomon Lerner and Jaime Lozano Scenic Design by Frank J. Oliva Costume Design by Christopher Vergara Puppet Design by Jessica Scott Music Direction by James Osorio Choreography by Andrea Guajardo Direction by Elena Araoz Photos by Jeremy Daniel. Cast: Mayelah Barrera, Indra Palomo, Regina Carregha, Juan Danner, Rafa Reyes, Gerardo Esparza.