Show Credits: Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by James Lapine
Description: James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite
storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless yet
relevant piece and rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.
follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who
wishes to attend the King's Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would
give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a
child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break
the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their
actions return to haunt them later with disastrous
One of Sondheim's most popular works,
INTO THE WOODS is a musically sophisticated
show with the opportunity to feature actors adept at dark comedy.
Designers will especially enjoy highlighting the fantastical elements of
this magical word.
Accolades/ Awards: Nine Tony nominations: Winner for Best Score and Best Book. <BR>Winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award. <BR>Grammy for original cast album.
Insight from the experts Staging Tip: A simple unit woodsy" set, used creatively, is really all that's required. Special prop pieces include a false cow that can "die"."