Photo Flash: Rosie O'Donnell Stops by THE WOODSMAN

By: Feb. 06, 2016
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The Woodsman

A known theatre supporter, Rosie O'Donnell caught a performance of THE WOODSMAN Off-Broadway and posed for a photo with writer/director/designer/star James Ortiz. "Beautiful stunning haunting the intake of breath only one word PLEASE see @TheWoodsmanPlay ASAP!" writes Rosie. Check out the pic 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: Rosie O'Donnell

The Woodsman
Rosie O'Donnell, James Ortiz