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LOVE ‘N’ COURAGE 2019

The Yip Harburg Foundation’s Rainbow Troupe performed at the 2019 “Love ‘n’ Courage” benefit at The Players in New York City. Proceeds went to Theater for the New City’s Emerging Playwrights Program. The performers were Reanna Armellino, Stephen Bogardus, Ben Harburg and Taylor-Rey MacInnes with David Gaines at piano. The concert was conceived and produced by Deena R. Harburg and the Yip Harburg Foundation. Click here for a video of the concert.

Lower East Side Festival 2018

Here is a little tease of what is coming up for Theater for the New City’s 23rd Annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts (LES) – YOUTH PROGRAM Saturday, May 26th from 2 PM – 5 PM: John Grimaldi, Fairy Tale Marionettes, Cobu Kids, Shadow Puppet Theater, excerpt of The Harlem Repertory Theatre‘s and The Yip Harburg Foundation’s The Wizard of Oz: A Jazz Musical for All Ages and so much MORE! THIS IS A FREE EVENT! For further details, see this article in NiteLife Exchange.

Arlen and Harburg’s “Over the Rainbow”

In Arlen and Harburg’s “Over the Rainbow” (Oxford University Press, 2017) Walter Frisch traces the history of the song “Over the Rainbow” from its inception during the development of The Wizard of Oz‘s screenplay to its various reinterpretations over the course of the ensuing decades. Through analysis of the song’s music and lyrics, this Oxford Keynotes volume provides a close reading of the piece while examining the evolution of its meaning as it traversed widely varying cultural contexts. Featuring a companion website with audio and video supplements.

Celebrating Yip: Salina, Kansas – Dec. 4, 2017

Yip’s great grandsons Aaron Harburg and David Harburg joined former Kansas state legislator J. Basil Dannebohm and nationally syndicated film critic Ryan Jay for a celebration of Yip on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at 7pm. The presentation consisted of stories and songs to enlighten the public about the man whose lyrics we all sing but whose name remains largely unknown. The venue:  The home theatre at the Dannebohm residence in Salina, Kansas.