Into the Woods (Theater 2020)
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Into the Woods (Theater 2020)
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Into the Woods (Theater 2020) NYC Reviews and Tickets

79%
(31 Reviews)
Positive
87%
Mixed
13%
Negative
0%
Members say
Great singing, Entertaining, Great acting, Funny, Delightful

About the Show

Theater 2020 presents Stephen Sondeim and James Lapine's celebrated musical, in a new staging set in a refugee resettlement camp, somewhere in the world today.

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813 Reviews | 221 Followers
82
Great singing, Entertaining, Quirky, Clever, Great acting

See it if you enjoy good music and acting by a talented group performing this well-known musical in a new bare-bones setting with great lighting.

Don't see it if only piano accompaniment for this musical would detract-sometimes some singers are hard to hear above it. You expect a full set & props.

563 Reviews | 194 Followers
82
Ambitious, Great staging, Relevant, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if You want to see a solid cast, w/a few standouts, handle a difficult musical well. You like intimate staging. You like clever, smart writing.

Don't see it if You expect a non-traditonal Woods. Despite the refugee "look", it's a straightforward production. You want a prettier fairytale setting... Read more

385 Reviews | 54 Followers
75
Entertaining, Great singing, Disappointing

See it if you know and love the music, you will still enjoy this bare bones version. Some great voices, others less so, but overall enjoyable.

Don't see it if you want some odd scenic choices to have relevance. For some reason they had this out of place chain link fence, but never say why. Read more

265 Reviews | 52 Followers
72
Amusing, Decent acting and singing, Slow, Sweet

See it if You love the show in any form, and don't mind the idiosyncratic choice of a refugee camp setting.

Don't see it if You want more orchestration than an overly loud piano. Read more

225 Reviews | 43 Followers
84
Delightful, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you want to see an excellent cast that can really sing perform a classic musical with minimal staging.

Don't see it if you mind a theme that doesn't add anything, some nontraditional doubling of roles or will miss a lack of orchestration (single piano score). Read more

199 Reviews | 123 Followers
66
Disappointing, Great acting, Insipid, Overrated, Cliched

See it if You have 3hrs to spare for a mediocre production in Brooklyn; uneven acting and singing, few reach off-broadway level; you’ve never seen it;

Don't see it if You’re expecting “the refugee camp” setting to influence the storytelling (it’s merely an excuse for cheap production in a community theatre

144 Reviews | 212 Followers
80
Great acting, Great singing

See it if You want to see a well known play performed by a talented cast.

Don't see it if You want a lavish musical. Read more

167 Reviews | 50 Followers
76
Serviceable, Some great performances

See it if You want to see Into the Woods. It’s a fine production of it. The witch is FANTASTIC. The princes and stepsisters are hilarious.

Don't see it if The promise of the refugee camp concept is your driver. It’s actually a pretty traditional production other than ‘found’ props and costumes