MusicalComedy DramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 05, 1987
Closing Date
Sep 03, 1989
1st Preview
Sep 29, 1987
1st Preview
Sep 29, 1987
Previews
43
Performances
765
MusicalComedy DramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Nov 05, 1987 - Sep 03, 1989)

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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marianne Cane and James Dawson; Production Supervisor: Peter Feller, Sr.
Music Contractor: Ron Sell; Assistant Conductor: Scott Frankel; 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 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; Assistant to the Director: RJ Cutler; Asst. to the Choreographer: Lila York
Narrator
 
Mysterious Man
Baker's Wife
Witch
Sep 29, 1987 - Mar 27, 1988
 
Cinderella's Prince
Baker
Jack's Mother
Cinderella
Sleeping Beauty
Little Red Riding Hood
Cinderella's Stepmother
Steward
Snow White
Cinderella's Mother
 
Grandmother
 
Giant
Cinderella's Father
Florinda
Lucinda
Rapunzel's Prince
Rapunzel
Jack
Standby: Edmund Lyndeck (Narrator, Mysterious Man)
Understudies: Jeff Blumenkrantz (Jack, Rapunzel's Prince, Steward), Maureen Davis (Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White), Suzzanne Douglas (Cinderella, Witch, Sleeping Beauty), Joy Franz (Witch), Philip Hoffman (Baker, Cinderella's Father), Jean Kelly (Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood), Carolyn Marlow (Cinderella's Stepmother, Jack's Mother, Cinderella's Mother, Grandmother, Giant), Kay McClelland (Baker's Wife), Lauren Mitchell (Baker's Wife), Michael Piontek (Jack, Rapunzel's Prince, Cinderella's Prince, Wolf), Chuck Wagner (Cinderella's Prince, Wolf) and Pamela Winslow (Cinderella, Lucinda, Florinda)

Martin Beck Theatre (Nov 05, 1987 - Sep 03, 1989)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Donna A. Drake and Karen Armstrong; Stage Manager: Marianne Cane
Synthesizers Jeffrey Saver; Assistant Conductor: Jeffrey Saver
Advertising: Fisher / LeDonne / Wilner, Jon Wilner and Peter LeDonne; Casting Consultant: John Lyons and Ira Weitzman

Cast

Florinda
Rapunzel's Prince
Narrator
Witch
Dec 13, 1988 - ?
Witch
Witch
Rapunzel's Prince
Steward
Witch
Mar 29, 1988 - Apr 13, 1988
 
Witch
Jul 05, 1988 - Dec 11, 1988
Mysterious Man
Rapunzel
Mar 07, 1989 - ?
Baker's Wife
Baker's Wife
Baker's Wife
 
Witch
Little Red Riding Hood
Witch
Apr 14, 1988 - Jul 03, 1988
Snow White
Snow White
 
Little Red Riding Hood
Baker's Wife
 
Witch
Steward
Understudies: Dean Butler (Wolf, Cinderella's Prince), Jennifer Chatfield (Baker's Wife, Lucinda, Florinda), Jonathan Dokuchitz (Jack, Rapunzel's Prince, Wolf), Tom Galantich (Cinderella's Prince, Wolf), Adam Grupper (Baker, Cinderella's Father), James Judy (Narrator, Mysterious Man, Baker, Cinderella's Father, Wolf, Steward), Marin Mazzie (Cinderella, Lucinda, Florinda, Witch), Judith Moore (Cinderella's Stepmother, Jack's Mother, Cinderella's Mother, Grandmother, Giant), Cindy Robinson (Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood), Lauren Velez (Witch) and Greg Zerkle (Narrator, Mysterious Man, Baker, Cinderella's Father, Cinderella's Prince, Wolf, Steward)
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

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1988 Winner
Book by James Lapine

Best Original Score

1988 Winner
Music by Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Best Actress in a Musical

1988 Winner
Joanna Gleason
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1988 Nominee
Robert Westenberg
 

Best Scenic Design

1988 Nominee
Scenic Design by Tony Straiges
 

Best Costume Design

1988 Nominee
Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward
 

Best Lighting Design

1988 Nominee
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson
 

Best Choreography

1988 Nominee
Choreographed by Lar Lubovitch
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1988 Nominee
Directed by James Lapine

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Book of a Musical

1988 Winner
Book by James Lapine
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1988 Nominee
Bernadette Peters

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1988 Winner
Robert Westenberg

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1988 Winner
Joanna Gleason
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1988 Nominee
Danielle Ferland
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1988 Nominee
Directed by James Lapine
 

Outstanding Orchestration

1988 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick

Outstanding Lyrics

1988 Winner
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
 

Outstanding Music

1988 Nominee
Music by Stephen Sondheim
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1988 Nominee
Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1988 Nominee
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson
 

Outstanding Set Design

1988 Nominee
Scenic Design by Tony Straiges

Theatre World

Award

1988 Recipient
Danielle Ferland
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