Into the Woods Tour Announces Full Cast and Additional Cities
Into the woods to grandmother's house (and Nashville and Orlando).
The producers of the national tour of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods have announced full casting as well as two additional tour stops.
The complete cast of Into the Woods will include Montego Glover as The Witch, Stephanie J. Block as The Baker's Wife, Sebastian Arcelus as The Baker, Gavin Creel as Cinderella's Prince/Wolf, Cole Thompson as Jack, Katy Geraghty as Little Red Ridinghood, Diane Phelan as Cinderella, Nancy Opel as Cinderella's Stepmother, Jason Forbach as Rapunzel's Prince, Aymee Garcia as Jack's Mother, Rayanne Gonzales as Jack's Mother (DC only), David Patrick Kelly as The Narrator, Josh Breckenridge as Cinderella's Father, Felicia Curry as Cinderella's Mother/Grandmother/Giant's Wife, Ta'Nika Gibson as Lucinda, Brooke Ishibashi as Florinda, Kennedy Kanagawa as Milky White, Jim Stanek as the Steward, and Alysia Velez as Rapunzel with Erica Durham, Ellie Fishman, Marya Grandy, Paul Kreppel, Eddie Lopez, Ximone Rose, and Sam Simahk as understudies.
In addition to the previously announced tour stops, Into the Woods will also play the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, Tennessee (May 23-28), and the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando, Florida (unspecified dates in early June). Click here to see the full list of tour stops for Into the Woods.
Into the Woods is directed by Lear deBessonet, with music supervision by Rob Berman, and choreographed by Lorin Latarro. The creative team for Into the Woods includes David Rockwell (scenic design), Andrea Hood (costume design), Tyler Micoleau (lighting design), Scott Lehrer & Alex Neumann (co-sound designers), James Ortiz (puppet design), and Cookie Jordan (hair, wigs, and makeup design). John Bell is the music director and Scott Rowen is the stage manager.
In her review of the Broadway run of Into the Woods, TheaterMania critic Hayley Levitt wrote, "I would like to submit Into the Woods as proof to this skeptical industry that there is a not-so-far-off kingdom where the pinnacle of art meets the pinnacle of entertainment."