Into the Woods: Musical Info & Synopsis


Into the Woods follows a series of fairy tales as they intertwine in unexpected ways. A baker and his wife, longing for a child, set out to break a witch’s curse. Along the way, they encounter Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Jack, each with their own desires and challenges. As wishes are granted, consequences unfold, reminding us that happily ever after is not always what it seems.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1986)

Cast Size: 18

Genre: Fairy Tale

Setting: The Woods

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Book: James Lapine

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1987)➝

Broadway Cast (2022)➝

Broadway Cast (2022)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1980s, Animals, Child Roles, FamilyFantasy, Magic, Narrator, PopularRoyalty, Tragedy

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