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Into the Woods

Into the Woods in the moon
Poster by Charles Pham

Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine | Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Directed by Rudy Ramirez 
Music Direction by David Cavallin
April 28, 29, May 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 p.m.
May 6 at 2 p.m.
School matinee May 3 at 10 a.m. (SOLD OUT)
In the Rand Theater
$20 general admission, $10 students and seniors, available through the Fine Arts Center Box Office (call 1-800-999-UMAS or visit the website)

Twisted takes on fairy tale conventions make this offering from the late, great Stephen Sondheim an utter delight. These tales came from Germany, France, England and other countries, but it is in the United States where, thanks to a certain animated film company, they blended into the versions that became cultural megaliths — which in turn are filtered through the equally American art form that is the musical. What happens when Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, a brace of princes, and a boy with some magic beans are threatened with an ending that’s not so happy? Can they find a way to come together as a community to triumph over adversity?  

Read our program, which includes includes credits as well as information about the event.

Tickets for all events EXCEPT Flamingo Murmuration and Fringe Fest '23 are sold through the Fine Arts Center Box Office (call 1-800-999-UMAS or visit the website). 
Season and group discounts available through the Fine Arts Center Box Office.

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