Every word counts

Digital Digital Theatre: Into the Woods

Digital Theatre: Into the Woods

Key facts

Genre: Musical

Playwright: Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine

Synopsis

Into the Woods takes the stories of the Brothers Grimm and gives them a dark and humorous twist.
 
The popular tales of Red Ridinghood, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Cinderella and Rapunzel are interwoven with that of the Baker and his Wife and their quest to have a child. However this re-telling goes beyond "happily ever after" as the familiar characters find themselves in unfamiliar circumstances and hopes and dreams are questioned and revisited.
 
Awards for Into the Woods include: Best Musical Revival, Olivier Awards 2011; Timothy Sheader, Best Director, Whatsonstage.com Awards 2011.
 
                                                                                                                  
 
Reviews
 
'As thrilling a production of the show as I ever hope to see.' -Stephen Sondheim
 
'Ravishing theatrical storytelling... Timothy Sheader's glorious production is spellbinding ... There's more enchantment here than in a whole bag of magic beans.' -The Times
 
'An inventive, witty production studded with fine performances ... Jenna Russell is superb.' -Financial Times
 
'Soutra Gilmour's design... brilliantly exploits the sinister beauty of the outdoor setting ... Dazzling.' -Guardian

 

 If subtitles don't appear immediately through the above link, please click on the white symbol (square shaped) in the bottom right hand corner of the film.

Event details

Digital Cinema Captions by Stagetext

Venue details

Online: Digital Theatre

Phone: 020 7734 1802

Email: support@digitaltheatre.com

Website: Online: Digital Theatre

The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council