Into The Woods


Comically dark masterpiece of a musical where well known fairy tales interweave to create a magical world which suddenly turns upside down revealing the 'Grimm' darkness of these traditional stories.
Into The Woods

Image: The Cockpit, All Star Productions, Trilby Productions


Overview


Genre: Musical
Venue: Cockpit Theatre
Started: Wednesday 23 May 2018
Closed: Sunday 24 June 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

Background


This musical debuted in San Diego at the Old Globe Theatre in 1986 and premiered on Broadway on November 5, 1987, where it won several Tony Awards, including Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress in a Musical.


Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited.


Synopsis


Comically dark masterpiece of a musical where well known fairy tales interweave to create a magical world which suddenly turns upside down revealing the 'Grimm' darkness of these traditional stories.


Beware of what you wish for ...


Performed in the round, you will feel that you too are in the middle of the forest with an ensemble of 17 larger than life characters drawn from modern day Britain, complete with a cocaine-snorting Rapunzel, a paedophile Wolf and an evil stepmother straight from Towie.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
Gateforth Street
Marylebone
London NW8 8EH

Box office tel: 0207 258 2925

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 23 May 2018

Closes:Sunday 24 June 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

Sunday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
Sunday - 3-30pm

Tickets


Previews:
Early-bird tickets £12

Standard:
£24.00 (£26.00 on the door)

Concessions:
£20; students £15

Cast


Jordan Michael Todd - Narrator

Abigail Carter-Simpson - Cinderella

Jamie O'Donnell - Jack 

Tim McArthur - Baker

Jo Wickham - Bakers Wife

Mary Lincoln - Cinderella's Stepmother

Macey Cherrett - Florinda

Francesca Pim - Lucinda

Madeleine MacMahon - Jack's Mother

Florence Odumosu - Little Red Ridinghood

Michele Moran - Witch

Christina Thornton - Cinderella's Mother, Granny, Giant 

Ashley Daniels - Cinderella's Prince / Wolf

Louise Olley - Rapunzel 

Jonathan Wadey - Mysterious Man 

Michael Duke - Rapunzel Prince 

David Pendlebury - Steward 


Creatives


Author: James Lapine (book)
Composer: Stephen Sondheim
Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Director: Tim McArthur
Set designer: Joana Dias
Costume designer: Stewart Charlesworth
Musical direction: Aaron Clingham
Lighting: Vittorio Verta
Sound: Gavin Hales
Production: Andrew Yon for All Star Productions, Katherine Ives for Trilby Productions and The Cockpit

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