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Photos: The Cast of INTO THE WOODS Takes Bows at First Preview on Broadway

Performances run through August 21.

Performances officially began on June 28 for the star-studded New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's beloved musical, Into the Woods, at the St. James Theatre. The cast took their first bows in front of a sold-out audience and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos below!

Into the Woods is directed by Lear deBessonet, music direction by Rob Berman with The Encores! Orchestra, and choreographed by Lorin Latarro. This production is dedicated to the memory of Stephen Sondheim.

As previously announced, the star-studded cast will include Sara Bareilles as the Baker's Wife, Brian d'Arcy James as the Baker, Tony Award® winner Patina Miller as the Witch, Phillipa Soo as Cinderella, Tony Award winner Gavin Creel as the Wolf/Cinderella's Prince, Joshua Henry as Rapunzel's Prince, Aymee Garcia as Jack's Mother, Ta'Nika Gibson as Lucinda, Annie Golden as Cinderella's Mother/Grandmother/Giant's Wife, Albert Guerzon as Cinderella's Father, Brooke Ishibashi as Florinda, Kennedy Kanagawa as Milky White, David Patrick Kelly as the Narrator/Mysterious Man, Julia Lester as Little Red Riding Hood, Nancy Opel as Cinderella's Stepmother, Cole Thompson as Jack, David Turner as the Steward, Alysia Velez as Rapunzel. With Delphi Borich, Felicia Curry, Jason Forbach, Alex Joseph Grayson, Cameron Johnson, Paul Kreppel, Mary Kate Moore, Diane Phelan, and Lucia Spina as understudies.

The Into the Woods creative team includes Tony Award winner David Rockwell (Scenic Design), Andrea Hood (Costume Design), Tyler Micoleau (Lighting Design), Tony Award winner Scott Lehrer & Alex Neumann (Co-Sound Designers), James Ortiz (Puppet Design), and Cookie Jordan (Hair, Wigs & Makeup Design). Casting is by Telsey & Co. with Production Supervision by Cody Renard Richard. Justin Scribner will serve as the Production Stage Manager.

Photo Credit: Bruce Glikas

Into the Woods
Kennedy Kanagawa, Cole Thompson, Alysia Velez, Brian d'Arcy James, Joshua Henry, Patina Miller, Gavin Creel, Phillipa Soo, David Patrick Kelly, Albert Guerzon, Brooke Ishibashi, Sara Bareilles, Cameron Johnson, Ta'Nika Gibson, Julia Lester and Annie Golden

Into the Woods
Kennedy Kanagawa as "Milky White", Cameron Johnson as "The Steward" and Albert Guerzon as "Cinderella's Father"

Into the Woods
Brooke Ishibashi as "Florinda" and Ta'Nika Gibson as "Lucinda"

Into the Woods
Nancy Opel as "Cinderella's Stepmother", Alysia Velez as "Rapunzel" and Annie Golden as "Cinderella's Mother/Grandmother/Giant's Wife"

Into the Woods
Cole Thompson as "Jack" and Aymee Garcia as "Jack's Mother"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood"

Into the Woods
David Patrick Kelly as "The Narrator/Mysterious Man"

Into the Woods
Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince"

Into the Woods
Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince"

Into the Woods
Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince" and Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince"

Into the Woods
Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince" and Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince"

Into the Woods
Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince"

Into the Woods
Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella"

Into the Woods
Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella"

Into the Woods
Alysia Velez as "Rapunzel", Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker" and Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife"

Into the Woods
Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker" and Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife"

Into the Woods
Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker" and Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife"

Into the Woods
Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker"

Into the Woods
Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker"

Into the Woods
Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker" and Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife"

Into the Woods
Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife"

Into the Woods
Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife"

Into the Woods
Patina Miller as "The Witch"

Into the Woods
Patina Miller as "The Witch"

Into the Woods
Nancy Opel as "Cinderella's Stepmother", Alysia Velez as "Rapunzel", Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Patina Miller as "The Witch"

Into the Woods
Patina Miller as "The Witch" and Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife"

Into the Woods
Patina Miller as "The Witch", Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife" and Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella"

Into the Woods
Patina Miller as "The Witch", Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife" and Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker", Patina Miller as "The Witch", Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife", Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella" and Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince", David Patrick Kelly as "The Narrator/Mysterious Man" and Cole Thompson as "Jack"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker", Patina Miller as "The Witch", Musical Director Rob Berman, Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife", Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella" and Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker", Patina Miller as "The Witch", Musical Director Rob Berman, Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife", Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella" and Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker", Patina Miller as "The Witch", Musical Director Rob Berman, Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife", Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella" and Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince", David Patrick Kelly as "The Narrator/Mysterious Man", Cole Thompson as "Jack" and and Aymee Garcia as "Jack's Mother"

Into the Woods
Cole Thompson as "Jack", Aymee Garcia as "Jack's Mother" and Annie Golden as "Cinderella's Mother/Grandmother/Giant's Wife"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker", Patina Miller as "The Witch", Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife", Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella", Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince" and David Patrick Kelly as "The Narrator/Mysterious Man"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker", Patina Miller as "The Witch", Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife", Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella", Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince", David Patrick Kelly as "The Narrator/Mysterious Man" and Cole Thompson as "Jack"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker", Patina Miller as "The Witch", Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife", Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella" and Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince", David Patrick Kelly as "The Narrator/Mysterious Man", Cole Thompson as "Jack" and Aymee Garcia as "Jack's Mother"

Into the Woods
Julia Lester as "Little Red Riding Hood", Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker", Patina Miller as "The Witch", Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife", Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella", Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince" and David Patrick Kelly as "The Narrator/Mysterious Man"

Into the Woods
Gavin Creel as "The Wolf/Cinderella's Prince", Brian d'Arcy James as "The Baker", Patina Miller as "The Witch", Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife" and Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella"

Into the Woods
Sara Bareilles as "The Baker's Wife" and Phillipa Soo as "Cinderella", Joshua Henry as "Rapunzel's Prince", David Patrick Kelly as "The Narrator/Mysterious Man", Cole Thompson as "Jack" and Aymee Garcia as "Jack's Mother"

Into the Woods
Signage at The St. James Theater

Into the Woods
Signage at The St. James Theater



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