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Review: ‘Into the Woods’ at Fredericktowne Players

Into the Woods, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, is now playing at the JBK Theater at the Frederick Community College, presented by the Fredericktowne Players. Into the Woods received many accolades on its Broadway runs and, more recently, as a movie. This production is directed by Zachary Harris […]

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‘Into the Woods’ at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Are you ready to veer from the path and take another tumultuous journey Into the Woods? Go ahead, throw caution to the wind. You’ll find yourself in amusing company at Toby’s—The Dinner Theatre of Columbia. As good as last year’s film version looked and sounded, it didn’t always put across the good humor of the […]

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‘Into the Woods JR’ at ATMTC Academy at Adventure Theatre MTC

On January 23 and 24, 2014 students from the ATMTC Academy at Adventire Theatre MTC performed Into the Woods JR, a child-friendly adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine classic musical, directed by James Gardiner and with musical direction by Bill Yanesh. These performances followed the troupe’s return from the Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, […]

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‘Into the Woods’ at Wildwood Summer Theatre

Wildwood Summer Theatre conquers Sondheim for their 49th annual summer season with Into the Woods. Wildwood is a youth-run summer theatre; everyone from the chair of the board to the set designer is under 25 years of age and they attract some of the most promising talent from across the region. This production is no exception […]

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‘Into the Woods’ at Sterling Playmakers by Kim Moeller

And they lived happily ever after…but what really happens after? Sterling Playmakers’ production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s 1987 Broadway musical Into the Woods introduces us to a mashup of Brothers Grimm fairytales including that of Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, and Rapunzel. The dark but humorous saga creatively intertwines their stories […]

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Matthew Lincoln-Bugg (Cinderella's Prince) performing at the seventh annual ARTS by George! benefit event in September 2012. Photo by Stan Engebretson.

Meet Into the Woods’ Alexandra Pool, Matt Succi, Matthew Lincoln-Bugg & Rafael Medina @ George Mason University

Journey into the woods as we meet four cast members – Alexandra Pool, Matt Succi, Matthew Lincoln-Bugg & Rafael Medina – of George Mason University’s production of Into the Woods, playing this weekend at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts. Alexandra Pool My name is Alexandra Pool. I am 18, and I grew up in a suburb of […]

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Dennis Layendecker, Director, School of Music. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

‘Going Into the Woods’: Part Two: Musical Director Dennis M. Layendecker by Joel Markowitz

Dr. Dennis M. Layendecker, director of the School of Music and University Heritage Chair of Music, will conduct the Mason Symphony Orchestra for George Mason University’s Department of Theater and School of Music’s collaborative production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods . Joel: Please tell us about The School of Music at George Mason University and your position. How long have you been […]

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Ken Elston, chair of Mason's Department of Theater at George Mason University. Photo by Creative Services.

‘Going Into the Woods’ at George Mason University: Part One: Director Ken Elston by Joel Markowitz

Director Ken Elston talks about his vision and introduces us to the cast and designers of George Mason University’s Department of Theater and School of Music‘s collaborative production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods.  Assisting Director Elston and providing the musical direction is Dennis M. Layendecker, director of the School of Music and University Heritage Chair of […]

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