Photo Flash: First Look at THE WOODSMAN Onstage!

By: Feb. 01, 2016
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Production photos are now available for the critically acclaimed new play The Woodsman, a uniquely inventive retelling of the origins of Oz's Tin Woodsman, now in previews, at Off-Broadway's New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street, NYC). The Woodsman will officially open on Monday, February 8, 2016. Check out a first look at the production 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 by Edward 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).

The Woodsman
Photo Credit: Emma Mead

The Woodsman
Will Gallacher, James Ortiz, Eliza Martin Simpson. Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy


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