Into The Woods JR
A new take on Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s groundbreaking musical fairy tale about wishes and the choices we make.
Be careful what you wish for as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairy tale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical. Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters – Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables.
The musical centers on a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse and wind up changed forever.
With unforgettable characters and a captivating musical score, Into the Woods JR. showcases 43 talented youth/teen singers and actors.
Book by JAMES LAPINE
Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine
PRESENTED BY THE MAJESTIC ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ARTS
DIRECTED BY COLLETTE FORTIN
Assisted by A. ROBERT DIONNE & MORGAN BLAIS
The Derry Opera House
29 West Broadway, Derry, NH 03038
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