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Into the Woods   

Martin Beck Theatre, (11/05/1987 - 9/03/1989)
First Preview: Sep 29, 1987 Total Previews: 43
Opening Date: Nov 05, 1987    
Closing Date: Sep 03, 1989 Total Performances: 765

Category: Musical, Comedy, Drama, Original, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President)
Produced by Heidi Landesman, Rocco Landesman, Rick Steiner, M. Anthony Fisher, Frederic H. Mayerson and Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President); Associate Producer: Greg C. Mosher, Paula Fisher, David B. Brode, The Mutual Benefit Companies and Fifth Avenue Productions
Originally produced by Old Globe Theatre (Jack O'Brien, Artistic Director; Thomas Hall, Managing Director)
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by James Lapine; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick; Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Directed by James Lapine; Musical Staging by Lar Lubovitch
Scenic Design by Tony Straiges; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward; Sound Design by Alan Stieb and James Brousseau; Hair Design by Phyllis Della Illien; Costumes based on original concepts by Patricia Zipprodt
Executive Producer: Michael David; General Manager: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Company Manager: Sandra Carlson
Production Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; Stage Manager: Johnna Murray; Production Supervisor: Peter Feller, Sr.
Music Contractor: Ron Sell; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus, Evan Morris and Chelsea Music Services, Inc.; Violin I: Marilyn Reynolds; Concert Mistress: Marilyn Reynolds; Violin II: Laura Corcos; Viola I: Karl Bargen; Viola II: Maxine Roach; Cello: Eileen Folson; Stand Up Bass: John Beal; Flute: Les Scott; Clarinet: John J. Moses; Bassoon: John Campo; Horn I: Ron Sell; Horn II: Richard Hagen; Trumpet: Wilmer Wise; Piano: Paul Ford; Percussion: Robert Ayers
Magic Consultant: Charles Reynolds
Casting: Joanna Merlin; General Press Representative: The Joshua Ellis Office; Vocal Coach: Kristin Linklater; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Advertising Graphics by Heidi Landesman; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Tom Aldredge
Narrator
Mysterious Man
Joanna Gleason
Baker's Wife
Bernadette Peters
Witch
Robert Westenberg
Wolf
Cinderella's Prince
Chip Zien
Baker
Barbara Bryne
Jack's Mother
Kim Crosby
Cinderella
Maureen Davis
Sleeping Beauty
Danielle Ferland
Little Red Riding Hood
Joy Franz
Cinderella's Stepmother
Philip Hoffman
Steward
Jean Kelly
Snow White
Merle Louise
Cinderella's Mother
Grandmother
Giant
Edmund Lyndeck
Cinderella's Father
Kay McClelland
Florinda
Lauren Mitchell
Lucinda
Chuck Wagner
Rapunzel's Prince
Pamela Winslow
Rapunzel
Ben Wright
Jack
Standby: Edmund Lyndeck (Mysterious Man, Narrator)
Understudies: Jeff Blumenkrantz (Jack, Rapunzel's Prince, Steward), Maureen Davis (Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Snow White), Suzzanne Douglas (Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Witch), Joy Franz (Witch), Philip Hoffman (Baker, Cinderella's Father), Jean Kelly (Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel), Carolyn Marlow (Cinderella's Mother, Cinderella's Stepmother, Giant, Grandmother, Jack's Mother), Kay McClelland (Baker's Wife), Lauren Mitchell (Baker's Wife), Michael Piontek (Cinderella's Prince, Jack, Rapunzel's Prince, Wolf), Chuck Wagner (Cinderella's Prince, Wolf) and Pamela Winslow (Cinderella, Florinda, Lucinda)
Tony Award®
1988 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Heidi Landesman, Rocco Landesman, Rick Steiner, M. Anthony Fisher, Frederic H. Mayerson and Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President)
winner 1988 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by James Lapine
winner 1988 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
winner 1988 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Joanna Gleason
1988 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Robert Westenberg
1988 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Tony Straiges
1988 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Ann Hould-Ward
1988 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Richard Nelson
1988 Best Choreography [nominee]
Lar Lubovitch
1988 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
James Lapine
Drama Desk Award
winner 1988 Outstanding Musical [winner]
Produced by Heidi Landesman, Rocco Landesman, Rick Steiner, M. Anthony Fisher, Frederic H. Mayerson and Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President)
winner 1988 Outstanding Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by James Lapine
1988 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Bernadette Peters
winner 1988 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Robert Westenberg
winner 1988 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Joanna Gleason
1988 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Danielle Ferland
1988 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee]
Directed by James Lapine
1988 Outstanding Orchestration [nominee]
Jonathan Tunick
winner 1988 Outstanding Lyrics [winner]
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
1988 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Stephen Sondheim
1988 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Ann Hould-Ward
1988 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Richard Nelson
1988 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by Tony Straiges
Theatre World
winner 1988 Award [recipient]
Danielle Ferland
music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1 Sung By
Prologue: Into the Woods Company
Hello, Little Girl Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood
I Guess This Is Goodbye Jack
Maybe They're Magic Baker's Wife
I Know Things Now Little Red Riding Hood
A Very Nice Prince Cinderella and Baker's Wife
Giants in the Sky Jack
Agony Cinderella's Prince and Rapunzel's Prince
It Takes Two Baker and Baker's Wife
Stay With Me Witch
On the Steps of the Palace Cinderella
Ever After Narrator and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Prologue: So Happy Company
Agony (Reprise) Cinderella's Prince and Rapunzel's Prince
Lament Witch
Any Moment Cinderella's Prince and Baker's Wife
Moments in the Woods Baker's Wife
Your Fault Jack, Baker, Witch, Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood
Last Midnight Witch
No More Baker and Mysterious Man
No One Is Alone Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Baker and Jack
Finale: Children Will Listen Witch and Company