It's time to go...on tour!
The New York City Center revival of Into the Woods has announced complete casting for its upcoming multi-city national tour, following its final Broadway performance January 8.
Previously announced cast members include Montego Glover as The Witch, Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus and the Baker's Wife and the Baker (respectively), Gavin Creel as The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince, Diane Phelan as Cinderella, Cole Thompson as Jack, Katy Geraghty as Little Red Ridinghood, David Patrick Kelly as The Narrator, Nancy Opel as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Aymee Garcia as Jack’s Mother, Ta'Nika Gibson as Lucinda, Brooke Ishibashi as Florinda, Kennedy Kanagawa as Milky White, Jim Stanek as the Steward, and Alysia Velez as Rapunzel.
They will be joined by Jason Forbach as Rapunzel’s Prince, Josh Breckenridge as Cinderella’s Father, and Felicia Curry as Cinderella’s Mother/Grandmother/Giant’s Wife, with Erica Durham, Ellie Fishman, Marya Grandy, Paul Kreppel, Eddie Lopez, Ximone Rose, and Sam Simahk as understudies. Rayanne Gonzales will play Jack’s Mother during the Washington DC engagement.
The tour will begin preview performances in Buffalo, NY prior to its opening. Following the opening Washington D.C. run at Kennedy Center, the tour has planned engagements at the Miller Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, North Carolina; Nederlander Theatre in Chicago; Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, Tennessee; Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando, Florida; Curran Theater in San Francisco; Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles; and Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston.
With a book by James Lapine and a score by Stephen Sondheim, Into the Woods combines the fairy-tale stories of Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and more, ultimately going beyond "ever after" to explore what happens next. The current production began as a two-week run at New York City Center Encores in 2022, then transferred to Broadway for a July 10 opening. Many Broadway pros and Tony winners cycled through the cast in its six-month run including Sara Bareilles, Brian d'Arcy James, Joshua Henry, Andy Karl, Ann Harada, Annie Golden, Phillipa Soo, Denée Benton, Patina Miller, and Joaquina Kalukango.
Lear deBessonet directs the musical, with music supervision by Rob Berman, and choreography by Lorin Latarro. The creative team for includes set designer David Rockwell, costume designer Andrea Hood, lighting designer Tyler Micoleau, sound designers Scott Lehrer and Alex Neumann, puppet designer James Ortiz, and hair, wig, and makeup designer Cookie Jordan. Casting is by Telsey & Co. with production supervision by Cody Renard Richard.
For more information, visit IntotheWoodsBway.com.