BWW to Premiere Anna Kendrick's 'On the Steps of the Palace' from Disney's INTO THE WOODS on Dec. 3 at Noon; World Exclusive Countdown Underway!
BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that we'll be unveiling an exclusive clip from Rob Marshall's highly-anticipated INTO THE WOODS on Wednesday, December 3 at 12pm EST! Following yesterday's teaser image (the scene of which many of you guessed correctly,) we've confirmed the clip will showcase Anna Kendrick's performance of 'On the Steps of the Palace!'
In anticipation of the clip debuting next week, we've got a countdown clock ticking away so you won't miss the big reveal!
Disney's INTO THE WOODS hits theaters on December 25th.
The modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales intertwines the plots of a few choice stories and explores the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy) - all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden & Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them. Rob Marshall, the talented filmmaker behind the Academy Award®-winning musical "Chicago" and Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: OnStranger Tides," helms the film, which is based on the Tony®-winning original musical by James Lapine, who also penned the screenplay, and legendary composer Stephen Sondheim, who provides the music and lyrics - including an all-new song for the big-screen adaptation. Produced by Marshall, John DeLuca, "Wicked" producer Marc Plattand Callum McDougall, "Into the Woods" hits theaters December 25, 2014."
The complete cast for INTO THE WOODS is as follows: Meryl Streep as The Witch, James Corden as The Baker,Emily Blunt as The Baker's Wife, Johnny Depp as The Wolf, Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Chris Pine as Cinderella's Prince, Billy Magnussen as Rapunzel's Prince, Mackenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel, LUCY Punch as Lucinda,TAMMY Blanchard as Florinda, Christine Baranski as Cinderella's Stepmother and Tracey Ullman as Jack's Mother, with Lilla Crawford as Little Red Riding Hood and Daniel Huttlestone as Jack, directed by Rob Marshall.
"Into the Woods" premiered on Broadway on November 5, 1987, at the Martin Beck Theatre. The production, which ran for 764 performances, won Tony® Awards for Best Score, Best Book of a Musical and Best Actress in a Musical. Among other awards, the musical received five Drama Desk Awards, including Best Musical. "Into the Woods" has been produced around the world, including a 1988 U.S. tour, a 1990 West End production and Broadway and London revivals, in addition to a PBS television production and a 10-year-anniversary concert. The award-winning production team includes: Oscar® winner Dion Beebe ("Chicago," "Memoirs of a Geisha") as director of photography; Oscar winner Dennis Gassner ("Bugsy," "Quantum of Solace") as production designer; and three-time Oscar winner Colleen Atwood ("Memoirs of a Geisha," "Chicago," "Alice In Wonderland") as costume designer.
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