Thursday, October 18, 2012

Upcoming: Into The Woods by Sondheim and Lapine, Texas State University, November 12 - 18

Texas State University


Into the Woods

Into The Woods Sondheim Texas State San Marcos
Texas State

Book by James Lapine
 Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Michael Costello
November 13 – 18 @ 7:30pm and November 18 @ 2:00pm
November 12 @ 7:30pm - $5.00 preview

An ambivalent Cinderella? A blood-thirsty Little Red Ridinghood? A Prince Charming with a roving eye? A Witch...who raps? They're among the cockeyed characters in James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's fractured fairy tale. When a Baker and his Wife learn they've been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door, they embark on a quest for the special objects required to break the spell, swindling, lying to and stealing from Cinderella, Little Red, Rapunzel and Jack (the one who climbed the beanstalk). Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later. What begins as a lively irreverent fantasy becomes a moving lesson about community responsibility and the stories we tell our children.

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