Harlem Repertory Theatre

2016 - 2017 Season

HRT Mainstage Season

Saturdays at 7:00PM Saturdays and Sundays at 3:00PM

Jamaica

JAMAICA

Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Book by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy

May 27th
June 10th
July 8th and 29th
August 19th
Sept 16th and 30th
October 7th
7:00 pm for all performances

In honor of this musical’s incredible 60th anniversary – the HRT will produce the legendary Broadway treasure, JAMAICA, that made Lena Horne a Broadway star. JAMACIA features a book and score by Yip Harburg and Harold Arlen, the two creative geniuses who created FINIAN’S RAINBOW and THE WIZARD OF OZ! The production’s creative, environmental setting, combined with surprising sets and colorful costumes will bring this forgotten treasure back to New York City for the first time since its 1957 opening on Broadway six decades ago.




Goldstar.com Audiences have been RAVING 4.8/5 stars!



AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'

The FATS WALLER Musical Show
Conceived by
RICHARD MALTBY, JR. and MURRAY HORWITZ

Returns Saturdays
February 25th
March 18th & 25th
April 8th
May 13th

7:00 pm for all performances

Join the HRT for a glass of wine and sit back to enjoy the 1978 Best Musical Tony Winner, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN. This brilliant showcase of Fats Waller's magnificent songbook will have audiences dancing in the aisles as the HRT's finest company members sing the toe-tapping, hand-clapping songs: T'Ain't Nobody’s Business, This Joint is Jumpin', Honeysuckle Rose, the title song, Ain't Misbehavin', and many more!

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The Wizard of OZ

THE WIZARD OF OZ

Based on the book by L. Frank Baum
Music written by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E. Y. Harburg

(*Saturday Matinées at 3:00PM)
February 4th & 18th*
March 4th & 18th*
April 1st & 15th*
May 27th*

The HRT invites you to join us for one of the greatest musicals ever written, THE WIZARD OF OZ. The breathtaking projections, special effects, colorful costumes, and timeless score will transport you to the wonderful land of Oz. Take this fantastical journey with Dorothy Gale and her three friends as they triumph against all the odds and find their way home.

NOW with an 84/100 on Show-score.com

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A RAISIN IN THE SUN

By Lorraine Hansberry

January 21st (sold out)
February 11th (sold out)
March 4th
March 14** (sold out)
June 17th
July 15th
August 5th
September 9th and 23rd
October 21st

**7:00 pm for all performances except March 14 Matinee at 10am

The HRT is honored to once again include Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking New York Drama Critics' award-winning drama, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in its current season. The play's social impact transcends generations and cultures with universally recognizable themes and characters. This iconic piece of African American dramatic literature will move audiences of all ages with its passion, humor, and humanity.

In his memoir, The Price Of The Ticket, author and activist James Baldwin expresses that, "Hansberry believed in her soul that art contained the energy necessary to produce action – action she believed was essential to creating social change".

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In The Heights

IN THE HEIGHTS

by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Book by Qyiara Algeria Hudes

Directed by Keith Lee Grant
Choreographed by Keith Lee Grant
(Hip Hop by Eric Myles, Salsa by Mabel Gomez)

January 28th (sold out)
February 18th (sold out)
March 11th (sold out)
April 1st (sold out)
April 22nd (sold out)
APRIL 29th
May 20th (sold out)
June 3rd and 24th
July 1st and 22nd
August 12th and 26st

7:00 pm for all performances

Before there was HAMILTON there was IN THE HEIGHTS with Music and Lyrics by the incomparable Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegría Hudes.

The HRT has been performing IN THE HEIGHTS to sold out audiences since March 2016. Don’t miss this vibrant and groundbreaking musical theatrical event this time around! The environmental seating arrangement in the beautiful Tato Laviera Theatre allows the audience to be a part of the action on the stage. The cast sings and dances throughout the four performing areas of the auditorium, often only a few feet away from the audience.


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PERFORMANCE CALENDAR


2017
JANUARYFEBRUARYMARCHAPRIL
Saturdays

21
RAISIN IN THE SUN
@ 7PM

4
WIZARD OF OZ
@ 3PM
4
WIZARD OF OZ
@ 3PM
RAISIN IN THE SUN
@ 7PM
1
WIZARD OF OZ
@ 3PM
IN THE HEIGHTS
@ 7PM
28
IN THE HEIGHTS
@ 7PM
11
RAISIN IN THE SUN
@ 7PM
11
IN THE HEIGHTS
@ 7PM
8
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
@ 7PM
18
WIZARD OF OZ
@ 3PM
IN THE HEIGHTS
@ 7PM
18
WIZARD OF OZ
@ 3PM
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
@ 7PM

15
WIZARD OF OZ
@ 3PM

25
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
@ 7PM
25
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
@ 7PM
22
IN THE HEIGHTS
@ 7PM
29
IN THE HEIGHTS
@ 7PM



VENUE

Tato Laviera Theatre
240 East 123rd Street (On the corner of Second Avenue and 123rd Street)

ADMISSION

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
$15 (Student/Senior), $25 General, $50 Premium

THE WIZARD OF OZ
$10 General and $20 Premium

IN THE HEIGHTS
$15 (Student/Senior), $25 General, $50 Premium

A RAISIN IN THE SUN
$15 General and $30 Premium

PARKING

Secure underground parking at East 122nd Street
between 2nd and 3rd Avenue only $10.

To purchase tickets go to:
Smarttix.com or call (212) 868-4444
Call (917) 697-3555 for reservations or group rates

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