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. More…
In "Into the Woods" fairy tale characters come to life, first looking out for their own self-interest, but learning in the end that true happiness comes from a collective caring about others.
See it if You like light hearted and amusing musical theatre with minimal staging and costumes. Good acting and singing; sit upfront to hear well.
Don't see it if You like serious, thought provoking drama, with elaborate staging, costumes and makeup.
See it if One of Sondheim’s most poignant works is presented completely stripped down, but effective nonetheless.
Don't see it if ...if you need production values see something else. The refugee camp setting is used to justify the lack of costumes or sets.
See it if You like long musicals, Sondheim, fairytales/themes, minimal sets.
Don't see it if You don't like long musicals, long first acts, minimal sets, community theater feel. Or if you easily get over heated...the theater was HOT.
See it if Somewhat liked the original movie . Great singers & performers---especially two princes, harp, witch, and stepmom. Close to audience.
Don't see it if Want to see tight, happy ending. Didn't enjoy the movie (I didn't like the movie but context of refugee camp made the play more meaningful)