Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine bring the Brothers Grimm to the musical stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make.
Lyric Stage opened its 23rd season with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award winning musical INTO THE WOODS. Performances were September 4, 5, 10, 11 & 12 @ 8:00 PM and September 6 & 13 @ 2:30 PM in the Irving Arts Center’s Carpenter Performance Hall, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.
Harry Parker, Chair of the TCU Department of Theatre, directed the production with Lyric Stage Music Director Jay Dias conducting the Lyric Stage Orchestra.
Lyric Stage’s INTO THE WOODS cast included Andy Baldwin and Mary Gilbreath Grim as the Baker and his wife, Catherine Carpenter Cox as the Witch, Kyle Montgomery as Jack, Mary McElree as Cinderella, Christopher J. Deaton as the Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince, Anthony Fortino as Rapunzel’s Prince, Amy Button as Little Red Riding Hood, James Williams as the Narrator/Mysterious Man, Kelly Silverthorn as Rapunzel, Angela Davis as Jack’s Mother, Seth Womack as the Steward, John Wenzel as Cinderella’s Father, Lucia Welch as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Danielle Estes and Daron Cockerell as Cinderella’s Stepsisters Florinda and Lucinda, Chelsea Coyne as Cinderella’s Mother/Grandmother/Giant, Jād Saxton as Snow White and Emma Colwell as Sleeping Beauty.
James Lapine (book) and Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together to create a timeless, modern American musical theater classic. The TONY Award-winning book and score are both funny and heartwarming.
INTO THE WOODS 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.
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