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Photo Coverage: The Tin Man Returns! Company of THE WOODSMAN Takes Opening Night Bows!

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The critically acclaimed play THE WOODSMAN, a uniquely inventive retelling of the origins of Oz's Tin Woodsman, officially opened last night, February 8, 2016, at Off-Broadway's New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from curtain call and after party below!

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.

Directed by James Ortiz and Claire Karpen and written by James Ortiz with music composed byEdward W. Hardy and 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).

Photo Credit: Jessica Fallon Gordon

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The cast of The Woodsman

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The cast of The Woodsman

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The cast of The Woodsman

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The cast of The Woodsman

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Jen Loring, Lyricist

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Molly Seidel, Costume Designer

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Jamie Roderick and Catherine Clark, Lighting Designers

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The Ladies of The Woodsman: Co-director Claire Karpen, violinist Naomi Florin, Meghan St. Thomas, Amanda A. Lederer, Devin Dunne Cannon, Lauren Nordvig, Eliza Martin Simpson and Sophia Zukoski

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The cast of The Woodsman

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The Men of The Woodsman: Will Gallacher, Benjamin Bass, co-Director James Ortiz, Aaron McDaniel and Alex J. Gould

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Co-Directors Claire Karpen and James Ortiz

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Eliza Martin Simpson and James Ortiz

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Edward W. Hardy

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Meghan St. Thomas and Edward W. Hardy


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