Into The Woods (Broadway)
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Into The Woods (Broadway)

Into The Woods (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(872 Reviews)
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Enchanting, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing, Clever

Stephen Sondheim's classic musical that intertwines the plots of classic fairy tales.

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1085 Reviews | 265 Followers
Great staging, Great acting, Funny, Absorbing

See it if Big time musical. Great acting and choreography.

Don't see it if A bit long and campy

1015 Reviews | 420 Followers
Must see, Funny, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing

See it if You want to see an all star exquisite cast perform great Sondheim show. Super fun and relevant at the same time. Clever staging. Brilliant!

Don't see it if You’re not a Sondheim fan or if you can’t cough up big bucks for a ticket. Prices are out of this world.

548 Reviews | 1883 Followers
Profound, Masterful, Enchanting

See it if You want to see a quintessential classic, even if it is only partly staged. It's amazing.

Don't see it if Just see it. Be happy you did.

657 Reviews | 287 Followers
Dealing w modern takes on fairy tales,, Superb production of 1 of sondheim's best musicals

See it if the subject matter, lyrics (esp.), music, acting and stagecraft are top-notch; tighter/funnier production than Encores original

Don't see it if Patina Miller as witch weaker than Heather Headley/Encores; 2nd act weaker than extraordinary 1st Read more

466 Reviews | 237 Followers
Exquisite, Masterful, Great writing, Great staging, Great singing

See it if I will make it simple. A theatrical masterpiece! A must see!!

Don't see it if If you prefer a drama then skip this one.

512 Reviews | 79 Followers
Great writing, Great staging, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if have a pulse.This show is as good as it gets.No one but Sondheim could have created this.Staging, acting,singing,orchestra are perfection.

Don't see it if you think Phantom is the epitome of musical theatre. Actually, do see it, so you'll know what real musical theatre is all about.

494 Reviews | 94 Followers
Refreshing, Funny, Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you love Sondheim, darker takes on fairy tales, and did I mention Sondheim?

Don't see it if you hate being charmed.

489 Reviews | 57 Followers
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if love Sondheim, love good stories, good singing, good acting and not have shows messed with. heart and humor a plenty

Don't see it if not a fan of Sondheim. separate stories that come together into a larger story. could be too many characters for some with less attention.

Critic Reviews (24)

The New York Times
July 10th, 2022

"If the production’s style is minimal, it is never austere and on this mostly blank canvas, deBessonet, aided by Lorin Latarro’s playful choreography, paints in rich and plentiful tones."
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Time Out New York
July 10th, 2022

“True to its semi-concert roots, this production is low on spectacle. … The costumes are a weak spot—even dialed up to Skittles brightness for the Broadway transfer, they are mostly dull and sometimes perversely indifferent to their function—but it hardly matters. The emphasis is on Sondheim’s twisting, punning, verbose score and on the easy charisma of the performers, who seem to be having an infectiously good time and who strike an expert balance between charming and sincere.”
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New York Magazine / Vulture
July 10th, 2022

"A mild surprise, if you’ve become accustomed to the show via its various original cast albums, is just how much comedy there is in this musical comedy. The book scenes, which the recordings skip, are funnier than I remembered, and deBessonet gets a lot out of them."
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New Yorker
August 8th, 2022

"Even when the giant starts stomping around and the cast goes boom-squish, you still find reasons to laugh. It’s a tonic. "
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The Hollywood Reporter
July 10th, 2022

"Into the Woods is arguably the most humorous of Sondheim’s shows, and this ensemble of some of New York’s finest musical-theater talents has a ball playing up the comedy. But the merriment is never at the expense of the characters’ fragile humanity or the material’s poignancy."
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The Wall Street Journal
July 15th, 2022

"Despite the musical’s somewhat overextended length and dizzying complexity, this production carries us through from start to finish on a buoyant tide of inspiration. The key to the brilliance of this staging lies not so much in its musical accomplishment, ... but in its enhancement of the show’s form as an antic farce."
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The Observer
July 11th, 2022

"This gigantic gift of a revival is scheduled through the end of August, but something tells me it will, magic beanstalk–like, extend. ... A Sondheim revival with vocally superior, perfectly cast performers, intelligent direction and design, and a sizable orchestra? Sometimes wishes do come true."
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July 10th, 2022

"In a top-flight production, the 1986 musical is transcendent. And make no mistake: Whatever else this summer will be remembered for, we can say this: New Yorkers and visitors to this city currently have a chance to witness the transcendence of a musical theater masterpiece."
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