Into The Woods

THE BEGINNING OF THE JOURNEY: Twelve years ago, following the phenomenal success of the big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical “Chicago” (which won six Academy Awards®, including Best Picture), director Rob Marshall sat down with Stephen Sondheim and expressed an interest in directing a film version of one of the legendary composer’s stage productions. [...]

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WHAT: Disney invites you to show off your singing skills and your love for the Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods” with the online musical contest “Sing Your Way Into the Woods”. The winning video will be selected by legendary eight-time Tony®, Grammy® and Oscar®-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim and Tony® winner James Lapine, [...]

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The Ovation Cultural Development Corporation, led by Artistic Director Zhou Zhiqiang, has just recently (Saturday, November 8) opened what is being heralded as the most successful musical locally produced in China since that country began presenting culturally-exchanged Broadway musicals in 1999 – Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s INTO THE WOODS – which is accumulating triumphant [...]

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The Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical Shrek leads Dramatics magazine’s list of the most-produced musicals in U.S. high schools. MTI is proud to represent 8 of the top 11 musicals  (including ALL of the top 7)! We’re proud of our authors, our catalog, and of course our customers for having fabulous taste when picking shows! Read the [...]

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Can you find 19 talented performers to play all the roles in Into the Woods? compare internet security software That seems to be an order as tall as the second-act Giant. But if you take some tips from the most inaccurately named Fiasco Theater, you can stage the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine masterpiece with only 10 [...]

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Twenty-five years ago, when INTO THE WOODS played its first preview in New York, many audience members walked out after the first act. They weren’t necessarily dissatisfied; they’d simply assumed that they’d seen the entire show. The theatergoers had a point. The stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Ridinghood, Jack of Beanstalk fame and the [...]

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On this day in 1930, a musical theatre legend was welcomed into the world. Music Theatre International would like to wish composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim, a very happy birthday! As we celebrate his legacy on this special day, we also reflect on his numerous contributions to the theatre. Mr. Sondheim is the recipient of [...]

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autocad electrical 2014 purchase Last week, when we left the characters after Act One of in INTO THE WOODS at the University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music, they were thrilled because they were sure that the worst was behind them. Now what else could happen but their living happily ever after? The Baker and his Wife [...]

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Too bad everyone couldn’t see Aubrey Berg’s recent INTO THE WOODS at the University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music. The CCM production would have offered some valuable suggestions and alternatives to those thinking of producing Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s fractured fairy tale. INTO THE WOODS consists of a mainly funny first act and a mostly [...]

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If your theatre is looking for a show that showcases the thrills and chills of the Halloween season, look no further than these 10 MTI titles.  Whether you’re following the exploits of a blood-sucking vampire (or plant), losing your direction in a madcap fairy tale, or haunting a country rodeo, each of these shows is [...]

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