Into the Woods

Ages: 13+
Opened: November 5, 1987
Closing: September 03, 1989

Into the Woods - 1987 - Broadway History , Info & More

Martin Beck Theatre
302 W. 45th St. New York, NY 10036

What happens after Happily Ever After, after all? In Sondheim and Lapine’s beloved musical retelling of the Grimm classics, a parade of familiar folktale figures find their way “Into the Woods” and try to get home before dark—under the guidance of Mark Lamos, who dazzled us with A Little Night Music in 2008.

Into the Woods - 1987 - Broadway Cast

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Stephen Sondheim's Connecticut Home Now For Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2023

The Connecticut home of the legendary Stephen Sondheim is now for sale. See details about the home of the late Broadway icon.

Review: BROADWAY BY THE SEASON Was a Reason to Rejoice.... at Merkin Hall
by Rob Lester - Nov 9, 2023

The man who brings Broadway & Sinatra songs to 54 Below goes 13 blocks north.

INTO THE WOODS Will Be the Closing Act For The New Jewish Theatre 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2023

The New Jewish Theatre will celebrate the Jewish musical theatre legend Stephen Sondheim with their production of Into the Woods November 30 through December 17.

Lewis & Shirley White Theatre Opens 2023-24 Season With Sondheim Classic INTO THE WOODS
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 21, 2023

The Lewis & Shirley White Theatre at The Jewish Community Center will open the 2023-24 season with Stephen Sondheim's 'Into The Woods.'

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE to Play North Coast Repertory Theatre Beginning This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 7, 2023

Experience the Halloween spirit with North Coast Repertory Theatre's production of 'DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE,' adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson's novella. Directed by Shana Wride, performances run from Oct. 18 to Nov. 12, 2023.

Patina Miller to Perform at Café Carlyle in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2023

Catch the Talented Patina Miller for a Limited Time at Café Carlyle. Get ready for an unforgettable performance filled with her incredible talent and show-stopping vocals.

Video: Watch 'Stay With Me' From INTO THE WOODS at the Guthrie Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2023

Watch a clip of 'Stay With Me' from Into the Woods at Guthrie Theater!

Video: Watch 'Giants In The Sky' From INTO THE WOODS at The Guthrie Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2023

Watch a clip of 'Giants in the Sky' from The Guthrie's Into the Woods.

Photos/Video: Go Inside Stephen Sondheim's $7M Manhattan Townhouse
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 11, 2023

Stephen Sondheim's Manhattan home is now for sale. The 7 bedroom, 3 bath townhouse in East Midtown has been listed by Michael J. Franco at Compass for $7M. 

Video: Cast of INTO THE WOODS Talks Opening Night in Los Angeles
by Alan Henry - Jul 3, 2023

BroadwayWorld was at the final opening night for the Into the Woods tour, as the production begins its final engagement in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theater. See what the cast had to say about bringing this production to cities across the country.

Review: Fairy Tales Go Out of the Frying Pan and INTO THE WOODS at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
by Albert Gutierrez - Jun 7, 2023

A record 16 of the 17 credited cast members are transplants from the Broadway run, including an astounding 97% of its behind-the-curtain crew. In essence, we are getting the bona fide Broadway show, from its stars to its set decorators, here in the heart of Florida. I cannot fathom a better way for local audiences to experience INTO THE WOODS.

Who Will Win at the 2023 Tony Awards?
by Team BWW - Jun 9, 2023

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will take home the ultimate prize at the 2023 Tony Awards? We're breaking it down.

& JULIET, INTO THE WOODS, and NEW YORK, NEW YORK Cast Members to Join Ham4Ham This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2023

The casts of Into the Woods; New York, New York; and & Juliet will perform at this week's Ham4Ham!

Broadway Beyond Louisville Review: INTO THE WOODS at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Taylor Clemons - May 25, 2023

What did our critic think of INTO THE WOODS at Tennessee Performing Arts Center? The star-studded cast is led by Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus as The Baker’s Wife and the Baker respectively. They’re a real-life couple, so their chemistry is justly wonderful, but I cannot express how amazing their individual performances are as well.

Full Casts & Complete Lineup Set for Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2023

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival has announced the complete principal casts, creative teams, and events planned for the previously announced summer season.

Two World Premieres & More Set for First Stage 2023/24 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 1, 2023

First Stage will present nine exciting, entertaining and inspiring productions in two different performance spaces for its 2023/24 season.

2023 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions
by Team BWW - May 2, 2023

Follow us throughout the day, as we'll bring you Tony nominee reactions, exclusive reports, surprises, behind the scenes coverage and oh, so much more!

Interview: Gavin Creel reflects on returning to live theater with INTO THE WOODS, Sondheim's legacy, and his new original show
by Rachel Weinberg - Apr 28, 2023

I interviewed Tony Award winner Gavin Creel about his experience as The Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince in the national tour of Stephen Sondheim’s INTO THE WOODS. The production started as a City Center Encores staging and later transferred to Broadway. Now, Chicago audiences can see the tour — with some of the original Broadway company, including Gavin himself— through May 7.

Trinity Rep Presents SWEENEY TODD
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2023

Trinity Repertory Company concludes its 2022-23 Season with the award-winning musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Hugh Wheeler. Directed by Curt Columbus, Sweeney Todd runs at Trinity Rep in the Dowling Theater from May 25 through June 25, 2023.

TheatreWorks Stages New Look At STEEL MAGNOLIAS This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2023

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents a new look at the cherished comic drama Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling. A tight-knit group of Southern women flock to Truvy's beauty parlor, where its occupants dish gossip, do hair, and provide strength and support through life's joys and tragedies.

Video: Gavin Creel and Jason Forbach Talk INTO THE WOODS on 'The Hot Sauce Sessions'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2023

Watch the stars of Into the Woods are get spicy in a new interview with Bluz Rogers, Director of Creative Engagement at Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts.

Review: Straight from Broadway, INTO THE WOODS at Belk Theater
by Vickie Evans - Apr 13, 2023

'Into The Woods' took me on a rollercoaster ride of 'high and lows'. It differs from the Disney-themed fairytales in that it is geared more to an adult audience and the good guys do not win.

Preview: Forte Theatre Company Ventures INTO THE WOODS
by Kelsey Lawler - Apr 13, 2023

Forte Theatre Company is inviting Wisconsinites 'Into the Woods' at Franklin's Saber Center for the Performing Arts, led by Artistic Director Randall Dodge and Executive Director Brenda Dodge. I recently chatted with Brenda Dodge about the upcoming production.

James Monroe Iglehart-Directed SPELLING BEE And More Announced For TheatreWorks Silicon Valley 53rd Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2023

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has announced its 53rd season to be presented October 2023 through June 2024.

Review Roundup: INTO THE WOODS Hits the Road, What Are the Critics Saying?
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2023

The tour of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods officially opened at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC earlier this year. Read the reviews for the tour of Into The Woods here!


Into the Woods
Cinderella at the Grave
Hello, Little Girl
I Guess This Is Goodbye
Maybe They're Magic
I Know Things Now
A Very Nice Prince
First Midnight
Giants in the Sky [i]
It Takes Two
Stay with Me
On the Steps of the Palace
The Slipper
Ever After
So Happy
Any Moment
Moments in the Woods
Your Fault
Last Midnight
No More
No One Is Alone
Children Will Listen
Interesting Questions
Have to Give Her Someone
The Plan
Back to the Palace
Just Like Last Night
Second Midnight
Giants in the Sky [ii]
Boom Crunch!
Our Little World
Into The Woods
Hello, Little Girl
I Guess This is Goodbye
Maybe They're Magic
Our Little World
I Know Things Now
A Very Nice Prince
Giants In the Sky
It Takes Two
Stay With Me
On The Steps Of The Palace
Ever After
So Happy
Any Moment
Moment In The Woods
Your Fault
The Last Midnight
No More
No One is Alone
Children Will Listen
Into the Woods has had 19 productions including New York which opened in 1986, San Diego, CA (Regional) which opened in 1986, Broadway which opened in 1987, Broadway which opened in 1987, US Tour which opened in 1988, West End which opened in 1990, Broadway which opened in 1997, Broadway which opened in 1997, Los Angeles which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002, West End which opened in 2007, Off-Broadway which opened in 2015, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2015, US Tour which opened in 2016, Los Angeles which opened in 2019, Immersive which opened in 2019, Broadway which opened in 2022 and US Tour which opened in 2023.
Into the Woods has been nominated for several awards. These include Outstanding Lighting Design at the Drama Desk Awards for Richard Nelson, Outstanding Lyrics at the Drama Desk Awards for Stephen Sondheim, and Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for Stephen Sondheim.



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