The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family, and the choices we make.
James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.
The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.
One of Sondheim’s most popular works, Into the Woods is a musically sophisticated show with the opportunity to feature actors adept at dark comedy. Designers will especially enjoy highlighting the fantastical elements of this magical world.
Auditions take place on Wednesday, November 30th and Thursday, December 1st in Room 205.
Please remember to come prepared for your audition knowing your selected songs and to be able to act out the character as you sing. You can have a printout of the music with you, but you should know it well enough so that you aren’t “reading” it. Please consult your audition guide before choosing tracks and timestamps for each song you will sing.
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Inspiration from the 2022 Broadway Cast
These videos are for students to get a sense of possible interpretations of various roles, not for practicing or timing purposes as we are using the tracks above.