Celebrate INTO THE WOODS Opening Night on Broadway | Photo Journal


The company of Into the Woods | Photos: Michaelah Reynolds/Theatrely

Dan Meyer
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July 11, 2022 11:49 AM

It’s a present for the moment. The Broadway revival of Into the Woods has opened triumphantly at the St. James Theatre after transferring from a sold-out run at New York City Center Encores! earlier this year.

The Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical stars Sara Bareilles as the Baker’s Wife, Brian d’Arcy James as the Baker, Patina Miller as the Witch, Phillipa Soo as Cinderella, Gavin Creel as the Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince, Joshua Henry as Rapunzel’s Prince, Julia Lester as Little Red Riding Hood, Nancy Opel as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Cole Thompson as Jack, Kennedy Kanagawa as Milky White, and David Patrick Kelly as the Narrator/Mysterious Man.

Check out the photos from opening night below.

Nancy Opel, Alysia Velez, and Annie Golden
Cole Thompson and Aymee Garcia
Julia Lester
Gavin Creel and Joshua Henry
Phillipa Soo
Jason Forbach and Sara Bareilles
Patina Miller
The Company

Rounding out the cast are Aymee Garcia as Jack’s Mother, Ta’Nika Gibson as Lucinda, Annie Golden as Cinderella’s Mother/Grandmother/Giant’s Wife, Albert Guerzon as Cinderella’s Father, Brooke Ishibashi as Florinda, David Turner as the Steward, and Alysia Velez as Rapunzel. Delphi Borich, Felicia Curry, Jason Forbach, Alex Joseph Grayson, Cameron Johnson, Paul Kreppel, Mary Kate Moore, Diane Phelan, and Lucia Spina are the understudies.

‍Into the Woods is directed by Lear deBessonet, with music direction by Rob Berman, and choreography by Lorin Latarro. The creative team also includes scenic 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 The Telsey Office and Cody Renard Richard is production supervisor. Justin Scribner will serve as the production stage manager.

The musical first premiered on Broadway in 1987, winning three Tony Awards including Best Score and Best Book. It has since been produced throughout the world and was adapted into a major motion picture in 2014. This production was last revived on Broadway in 2002. This production is dedicated to the memory of Stephen Sondheim, who passed away in November last year.

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Dan Meyer

Dan joins Theatrely after previously serving as an Assistant Editor at Playbill. His favorite musicals are fast, historical, and witty, like Six, Cabaret, and Sweeney Todd. He likes his plays dark and funny.

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