FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Off-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN
The critically acclaimed play The Woodsman, a uniquely inventive retelling of the origins of Oz's Tin Woodsman, will begin performances on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 and officially open on Monday, February 8, 2016 (7:30) at Off-Broadway's New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street). The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the event!
Based on the beloved writings of L. Frank Baum, The Woodsman tells the origin story of the Tin Woodsman, 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.
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 features Benjamin Bass, Devin Dunne Cannon, Will Gallacher, Alex J. Gould,Amanda A. Lederer, Aaron McDaniel, Lauren Nordvig, James Oritz, Eliza Simpson, Meghan St. Thomas andSophia Zukoski, reprising their roles from the 59E59 productions
'The Woodsman' ensemble (L to R) Aaron McDaniel, Amanda A. Lederer, Devin Dunne Cannon, Benjamin Bass, Meghan St. Thomas, Sophia Zukoski, Eliza Martin Simpson, James Ortiz, Will Gallacher, Alex J. Gould, Lauren Nordvig and co-director Claire Karpen