The Woodsman to End Its Off-Broadway Run
The Tin Man will take his final bow at New World Stages.
The Woodsman, a drama inspired by the backstory of L. Frank Baum's famous Tin Man character, will end its off-Broadway run at New World Stages on May 29. Following two prior engagements at 59E59 Theaters, the Strangemen & Co. production began performances on January 27 in advance of an official February 8 opening.
Directed by James Ortiz and Claire Karpen, The Woodsman is written by James Ortiz with music composed by Edward W. Hardy and lyrics by Jen Loring. The ensemble features Benjamin Bass (Kalidah/Munchkin), Devin Dunne Cannon (understudy), Will Gallacher (Pa/Tinker), Alex J. Gould (Tinker/Munchkin), Amanda A. Lederer (The Witch/Tinker), Aaron McDaniel (understudy), Lauren Nordvig (Ma/Kalidah), James Oritz (Nick Chopper), Eliza Martin Simpson (Nimmee), Meghan St. Thomas (Munchkin) and Sophia Zukoski (The Witch/Munchkin).
The Woodsman's creative team also includes James Ortiz (set and puppet design), Molly Seidel (costume design), Carol Uraneck (original costume design), Catherine Clark and Jamie Roderick (lighting design), Devin Dunne Cannon (associate director), Will Gallacher (movement coordinator), Aaron McDaniel (fight director) and Naomi Florin (music director and violinist).