Listen to Sara Bareilles Sing 'Moments in the Woods' From INTO THE WOODS Broadway Revival Cast Album
There are moments when I am really grateful for Broadway. The announcement that the Into the Woods revival is getting an original cast album recording—and that it's coming September 30!—surely put a pep in my step this afternoon.
Check out Sara Bareilles, who played the Baker's Wife through September 4, singing "Moments in the Woods" below.
The cast album, from Concord Theatricals / Craft Recordings, features the original cast of the Broadway revival, with 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, 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, Kennedy Kanagawa as Milky White, David Patrick Kelly as the Narrator/Mysterious Man, Julia Lester as Little Red Riding Hood, Nancy Opel as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Cole Thompson as Jack, David Turner as the Steward, 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 understudies.
Sean Patrick Flahaven, who spent 25 years working with Into the Woods composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim in various positions, produced the recording. Music director Rob Berman is co-producer, Jujamcyn President Jordan Roth as executive producer, and director Lear deBessonet is associate producer. The album was recorded by Lawrence Manchester, Isaiah Abolin, and Ian Kagey; mixed by Kagey; and mastered by Oscar Zambrano.
The New York City Center Encores! production, which originally played a two-week stint in May, opened July 10 at the St. James. It was originally slated to close August 21 but was extended a third and final time last week.
The musical welcomed several new cast members to their ranks September 6, with Stephanie J. Block as The Baker’s Wife, Sebastian Arcelus as The Baker, and Krysta Rodriguez as Cinderella, Montego Glover as The Witch (performing Tuesday-Thursday), Katy Geraghty as Little Red Ridinghood, and Jim Stanek as the Steward. The rest of the cast remains as is. As previously announced, Ann Harada will reprise her role of Jack’s Mother from the City Center staging, beginning September 27. Aymee Garcia will continue in the role through September 25.