Into the Woods: Musical Info & Synopsis


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)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

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


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