The national tour of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods, which recently concluded its run at Broadway's St. James Theatre, launches February 18 at Shea’s Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, New York, before officially opening next weekend at The Kennedy Center.
The cast includes Montego Glover as The Witch, Stephanie J. Block as The Baker’s Wife, Sebastian Arcelus as The Baker, Gavin Creel as Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf, Cole Thompson as Jack, Katy Geraghty as Little Red Ridinghood, Diane Phelan as Cinderella, Nancy Opel as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Jason Forbach as Rapunzel’s Prince, Aymee Garcia as Jack’s Mother, Rayanne Gonzales as Jack’s Mother (Buffalo and DC only), David Patrick Kelly as The Narrator, Josh Breckenridge as Cinderella’s Father, Felicia Curry as Cinderella’s Mother/Grandmother/Giant’s Wife, Ta’Nika Gibson as Lucinda, Brooke Ishibashi as Florinda, Kennedy Kanagawa as Milky White, Jim Stanek as the Steward, and Alysia Velez as Rapunzel with Erica Durham, Ellie Fishman, Marya Grandy, Paul Kreppel, Eddie Lopez, Ximone Rose, and Sam Simahk as understudies.
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The Into the Woods revival, which arrived on Broadway following a sold-out run at New York City Center Encores!, is directed by Lear deBessonet with music supervision by Rob Berman and choreography by Lorin Latarro. This production is dedicated to the memory of Mr. Sondheim.
The production also has scenic design by David Rockwell, costume design by Andrea Hood, lighting design by Tyler Micoleau, co-sound design by Scott Lehrer and Alex Neumann, puppet design by James Ortiz, hair, wigs, and makeup design by Cookie Jordan, music direction by John Bell, and casting by Telsey & Co. with production supervision by Cody Renard Richard. The production stage manager is Scott Rowen.
Into the Woods premiered on Broadway in 1987, winning three Tony Awards, including Best Score and Best Book.
The tour is produced by Jordan Roth; Jujamcyn Theaters; New York City Center; Daryl Roth; Hunter Arnold; Concord Theatricals; Nicole Eisenberg; Jessica R. Jenen; Michael Cassel Group; Kevin Ryan; ShowTown Productions; Armstrong, Gold & Ross; Nicole Kastrinos, executive producer.
For the full route visit IntotheWoodsBway.com.