Members say: Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

About the show

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the acclaimed McCarter and Fiasco Theater production of the musical classic in their signature stripped-down style.

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Weaving everyone’s favorite fairy tales together, this musical asks: what happens after happily ever after? As the result of the curse of a once-beautiful witch, a baker and his wife are childless. They venture into the forest to find the ingredients that will reverse the spell and restore the witch's beauty. During their journey, they meet Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack, each one on a quest. The acclaimed Fiasco Theater teamed up with McCarter to conjure this fairy tale into being with whimsy, theatrical invention, and only ten actors and a single piano.



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100
Clever, Delightful, Masterful, Refreshing, Hilarious

See it if If you love brilliantly creative and inventive revivals with delirious hilarity!

Don't see it if If you don't like scaled down musicals and lack imagination.

Also This production is one of my all time favorites! Such joy!

100
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Hilarious

See it if You love fairy tales and enjoy the occasional off-told tale.

Don't see it if You confuse easily. This is kind of hard to follow because it moves quickly, but it is BRILLIANT work by Sondheim!

100
Great acting, Hilarious, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You love fairytales and Stephen Sondheim.

Don't see it if You are not a fairytale person.

100
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Entertaining

See it if You love fairy tails and wonderful singing! It's a great family show!

Don't see it if No reason not to see it!

100
Exquisite, Masterful, Must see, Great writing, Great staging

See it if You love the show already. you want to see a fresh take on an amazing show. A brilliant complex show.

Don't see it if you have no imagination. You do not want you fantasy to feel like real life.

100
Funny, Clever, Entertaining, Great singing, Great staging

See it if you are afraid of the "would" be(s)

Don't see it if you have no imagination of what "could" be

100
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Great acting, Resonant

See it if you're a Sondheim fan and enjoy well-crafted, thought-provoking material

Don't see it if you want something a little more family-friendly

100
Clever, Delightful, Dizzying, Must see, Great singing

See it if This is another musical theatre must-see. If you enjoy musicals, it's almost necessary to see this one.

Don't see it if It feels longer, and it can get a mite confusing - but the clever writing and lyrics make it all better if you can overlook that.

100
Original, Ambitious, Clever, Intelligent, Great writing

See it if you love fabulous musicals

Don't see it if you don't like fairytales

100
Funny, Ambitious, Clever, Dizzying, Enchanting

See it if One of Stephen Sondheim's best works. The story, the songs, the characters.....A+

Don't see it if you're not a Sondheim fan

98
Funny, Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Must see

See it if you love fairy-tales and are opened to an interesting twist in which they are all linked and they do not all live so happily ever after.

Don't see it if you are not a fan of Stephen Sondheim musicals. If you are not interested in the darker side to fairy-tales.

96
Clever, Delightful, Enchanting, Great writing, Great staging

See it if Into the Woods is such a delightful look at classic fairy tales in a very different way. One of Sondheim's best!

Don't see it if You don't like Sondheim's body of work or more "classic" broadway sounds.

95
Clever, Masterful, Must see, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you want to see a classic reimagined

Don't see it if you hate fairytales

95
Entertaining, Shakespeare in the park: delacorte theater, Donna murphy as the witch, 2012 outdoor revival, Denis o’hare (the baker) & amy adams (baker's wife)

See it if Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS is a perfect fit for Outdoor performing so if it pops up near U go SEE IT! I need to c it Indoors someday?

Don't see it if The rules of FREE Outdoor theater have to do w/ long lines to get the tickets & changeable weather. If U'd rather not be bothered SKIP IT!!

94
Clever, Quirky, Refreshing, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you're a fan of the original but OPEN to change! It was a refreshing spin on the classic. LOVED how they all played more than one character!

Don't see it if you're stuck on the traditional production from the 1990's. This is edgy and unique. Stripped down!

94
Ambitious, Delightful, Enchanting, Refreshing, Sondheim tour de force

See it if You love Sondheim, fairy tales, delightful music, and a super talented cast.

Don't see it if are lacking a sense of humor; never read a fairy tale; hate musicals and clever lyrics; or are just a grumpy person who hates to smile.

94
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Delightful, Great writing

See it if You love Sondheim, literate take on fairy tales and what happens after "ever after." Also if you liked the movie the show is even better.

Don't see it if You didn't like the movie.

94
Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you like fairy tales and a great message

Don't see it if you dont like dark endings to fairy tale characters

93
Clever, Entertaining, Innovative

See it if you want to see a classic show done in a very creative way!

Don't see it if you don't like creative staging or you're not a fan of Sondheim.

92
Delightful, Enchanting, Must see, Great singing

See it if You like fairy-tales or just great music.

Don't see it if You have a short attention span or want to nice happy ending.

92
Funny, Clever, Enchanting, Riveting, Entertaining

See it if you love Sondheim enough to not need huge sets; this is a small production flawlessly and cleverly delivered. May be better than orig.

Don't see it if what you liked most about Ms Saigon was the helicopter or about Phantom was the chandelier.

92
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Charming, Great staging

See it if You want to see a creative take on a well-known musical. You enjoy seeing great work on a low budget. You want great music & story.

Don't see it if You want to see a big musical w/lots of fancy costumes & sets. You hate Sondheim. You hate fairy tales.

92
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intelligent, Confusing

See it if You enjoy adventure, great sets and acting

Don't see it if You don't have the attention span for it, long show, slightly hard to follow and deep themes

90
Funny, Absorbing, Clever, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you like fairy tales and want to see a different take on them. This is basically family friendly and a fun show to see.

Don't see it if you dislike minimalist productions.

90
Clever, Delightful, Refreshing, Entertaining

See it if you feel you've already seen too many Into The Woods productions. You'll change your mind!

Don't see it if You only want a traditionally fed Into The Woods production. This one is alive and different!


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