Between Two Wolrds


Tour begins Spring 2021.

The New York Times Critic’s Pick! Click your heels together tres veces and take a transformative journey with this salsa and merengue-infused musical inspired by The Wizard of Oz. As her fifteenth birthday approaches, Dora, a contemporary Latina teenager, struggles with her family’s ideas about tradition, and dreads her impending quinceañera! When Dora gets swept away to a strange new land, she must learn how to celebrate her own unique rhythm and embrace her cultural identity. 

Approximate Running Time: 60 Minutes
Recommended Ages: Grades 2 through 7

Curriculum Connections

  • Communication and Language Arts
  • Music
  • Spanish
  • Social Studies


  • Diversity
  • Family
  • Forgiveness
  • Teamwork
  • Literature
  • Culture

Fun Fact

While TheaterWorksUSA has done this production in the past, this show will be totally reinvented for its Fall 2020 tour!

Original Credits

Book by: Mando Alvarado & Tommy Newman 
Music and Lyrics by: Jaime Lozano & Tommy Newman
Inspired by The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Musical Arrangements by: Zachary Dietz                   
Orchestrations by: Salomon Lerner