TV: Go Back to the Origins of Oz with Highlights from THE WOODSMAN Off-Broadway

By: Feb. 18, 2016
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The critically acclaimed new play THE WOODSMAN is a uniquely inventive retelling of the origins of Oz's Tin Woodsman, currently playing at Off-Broadway's New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street, NYC). Based on the beloved writings of L. Frank Baum, THE WOODSMAN tells the origin story of the Tin Man, the woman he loved, and the witch that would stop at nothing to keep them apart. Back by popular demand, Strangemen & Co. brings this hauntingly beautiful Land of Oz to life through spectacular puppetry and original music.

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Directed by James Ortiz and Claire Karpen and written by James Ortiz with music composed by Edward W. Hardyand lyrics by Jen Loring, THE WOODSMAN ensemble features Benjamin Bass (Kalidah/Munchkin), Devin Dunne Cannon (understudy), Will Gallacher (Pa/Tinker), Alex J. Gould (Tinker/Munchkin), Amanda A. Lederer (The Witch/Tinker), Aaron McDaniel (understudy), Lauren Nordvig (The Witch/Tinker), James Oritz (Nick Chopper), Eliza Martin Simpson (Nimmee), Meghan St. Thomas (Munchkin) and Sophia Zukoski (The Witch/Munchkin).

THE WOODSMAN creative team includes James Ortiz (set and puppet design), Molly Seidel (costume design), Carol Uraneck (original costume design), Catherine Clark and Jamie Roderick (lighting design), Devin Dunne Cannon(associate director), Will Gallacher (movement coordinator), Aaron McDaniel (fight director) and Naomi Florin(music director & violinist).




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