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Into The Woods
a Musical
CATEGORY :
by Stephen Sondheim

COMPANY : Holly Theatre [WEBSITE]
VENUE : Holly Theatre [WEBSITE]
ID# 3193

SHOWING : October 24, 2008 - November 09, 2008

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

An ambivalent Cinderella? A blood-thirsty Little Red Ridinghood? A Prince Charming with a roving eye? A Witch...who raps? They're all among the cockeyed characters in Stephen Sondheim's fractured fairy tale. When a Baker and his wife learn they've been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door, they embark on a quest for the special objects required to break the spell, swindling, lying to and stealing from Cinderella, Little Red, Rapunzel and Jack (the one who climbed the beanstalk). Everyone's wish is granted at the end of Act One, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later, with disastrous results. What begins a lively irreverent fantasy in the style of “The Princess Bride” becomes a moving lesson about community responsibility and the stories we tell our children.

One of Sondheim's most popular works, this timeless yet relevant piece is a rare modern classic.


CAST & CREW LIST
Director Stephen Gamba
Stage Manager Stephanie Sartain
Cinderella's Prince/Wolf Joel Altherr
Little Red Riding Hood Jamie Certusi
Baker Jamie Fambrough
Rapunzel's Prince Chris Gilbert
Narrator/Mysterious Man Gary Heffelfinger
Jack Ben Higgins
Baker's Wife Leigh Ann McIlvain
Cinderella Sarah Peavy
Jack's Mother Erin Amerson Peck
The Steward/Cinderella's Father Andrew Snider
Witch Rebekah Williams
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