The Baker's Wife

Based on the film La Femme du Boulanger by Marcel Pagnol and Jean Giono

Old world charm permeates every moment of this bittersweet, wise and gently offbeat fable of life, love and bread by Joseph Stein ("Fiddler On The Roof") and Stephen Schwartz ("Godspell," "Pippin," "Children of Eden" and the films "Pocahontas," "The Hunchback Of Notre Dame" and "The Prince Of Egypt").brbrThe bickering residents of a small Provencal town at last find peace and contentment in the heavenly bread of the newly arrived baker and his attractive young wife, but when she is lured away by the attentions of a handsome young gigolo, the middle-aged baker loses all zest for life and baking, throwing the community into chaos.

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Robert S. Marx Theatre

(Cincinnati, OH)
962 Mount Adams Cir
Cincinnati, OH
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
Husband/wife team Eli Bolin (Found, Volleygirls, Skippyjon Jones: Snow What) and Allison Posner (Volleygirls, The Last Song of Eddie Scourge) will present Together Again For The First Time at Feinstein's/54 Below, featuring guests Ethan Slater (Spongebob Squarepants), Nick Blaemire (tick, tick...BOOM!, Godspell), and Alysha Deslorieux (Once on This Island, Hamilton), and more on September 25th, 2018 at 9:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018
Husband/wife team Eli Bolin (Found, Volleygirls, Skippyjon Jones: Snow What) and Allison Posner (Volleygirls, The Last Song of Eddie Scourge) will present Together Again For The First Time at Feinstein's/54 Below, featuring guests Ethan Slater (Spongebob Squarepants), Nick Blaemire (tick, tick...BOOM!, Godspell), and Alysha Deslorieux (Once on This Island, Hamilton), and more on September 25th, 2018 at 9:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018
Meet the cast of the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, based on the film from Universal Pictures, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Performances Wednesday, November 21, 2018, and will continue through Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).
by BWW - Oct 20, 2018
Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2018 for New Jersey
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018
This year, a living legend of musical theatre turns 90: Lyricist-bookwriter Tom Jones (who also, under a stage name) appeared in the original company of his most famous and wildly successful record-breaking musical, The Fantasticks. His collaborator, composer Harvey Schmidt, just recently passed away. The production's record-breaking run closed, on January 13, 2002, after 17,162 performances. Their shows also include 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!, Philemon, Celebration and many more. And celebration is what it's about when Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, return to celebrate Jones & Schmidt. Demas and Rice have based the show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Tom and Harvey. With very special guest Broadway's Hal Robinson who is also a Fantasticks alumni.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018
A fun, new musical adaptation of an audience favorite comes to First Stage this holiday season. Created by the talented husband/wife team of Jahnna Beecham (Playwright/Lyricist) and Malcolm Hillgartner (Composer/Lyricist) and based on the play by Barbara Robinson, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL is filled with catchy,'60s-inspired original music and a delightful story that both young and old will enjoy. The horrible Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. The entire town panics when these rowdy six siblings are cast in the church's annual Christmas pageant. It's up to good-hearted Mrs. Bradley to help the Herdmans - and the rest of the town - discover the true meaning of Christmas before it's too late. Silent night? Not a chance, but sometimes a little joyful noise is just right for Christmas. Sponsored by Associated Bank and Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren.
by Xavier Maldonado - Jun 6, 2019
Connecticut Theatre Company's take on the James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's musical presents a charming, intimate and funny production of an already beloved musical.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
This summer, the LA Phil introduces CODA Plus at the Hollywood Bowl. The new group offers young professionals an insider's view of five select LA Phil performances through exclusive pre-concert events, featuring guest speakers and complimentary drinks and small bites. CODA Plus members can then take in the concerts from premium bench seats.
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2018
Plus, the actress reveals why it was 'freeing' to play her character in the HBO murder-mystery miniseries 'Sharp Objects' along with details of a possible Enchanted sequel on Good Morning America. Check out the clip below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.comFeinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by Marc Savitt - Jun 26, 2019
INTO THE WOODS opened on Broadway over 30 years ago. It has since been revived several times, adapted into a Disney Film, and presented by countless regional and community theatres as well as school groups. If you are thinking, "been there - done that" and there is no reason to see this presentation at BSC you are certainly not alone (no one is, after all) but I believe you are mistaken.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Barrington Stage Company's Into the Woods with performances now through July 13 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Check out the photos!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019
Barrington Stage Company's Into the Woods is now on stage with performances now through July 13 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. What did the critics have to say? Read the reviews!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 23, 2019
Barrington Stage Company presents Into the Woods with performances June 19 through July 13 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage.
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 19, 2019
The Hangar Theatre Company continues its 45th summer season with the beloved musical, Into the Woods, with matinee and evening performances from June 28 to July 13.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
Madison Lyric Stage, an award-winning, professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, will present the fairytale musical Into the Woods July 18-28 in a storybook cottage setting inside the historic Deacon John Grave House in Madison, CT. This will be an audience-immersive production for a limited number of people per performance.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019
An all-star cast of Broadway favorites is set to lead a one-night only concert of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods in New York City.
by Marianka Swain - Jun 12, 2019
Amy Ellen Richardson's past work includes Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, Merrily We Roll Along, Les Miserables, and most recently Sweet Charity at Donmar Warehouse. She's now starring in the West End transfer of the hit British musical based on Sue Townsend's beloved Adrian Mole books.
by Taylor Long - Jun 10, 2019
Broadway stars Betsy Wolfe and Jeremy Jordan have arrived in Toronto for the first of four performances in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's MODERN BROADWAY, a journey through today's greatest Broadway hits from such Tony Award-winning shows as The Book of Mormon, Once, The Baker's Wife, The Last Five Years, and Newsies, along with songs from modern classics as Les Miserables, Cats, Miss Saigon, Little Shop of Horrors, and more.
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 9, 2019
Today's top stories: Patti LuPone in Company, tickets on sale for Freestyle Love Supreme, and more!
by Alan Portner - Jul 9, 2018
Johnson County's Community Theatre in the Park performs a top quality and charming version of Steven Sondheim's 1987 musical mashup of every fairy tale you have ever had told to you as a child.  We've got Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella and her dysfunctional clan, Rapunzel in her tower, Little Red Riding Hood, her wolfy friend, a couple of princes, an odd looking guy never named but definitely related to Rumpelstiltskin, and even a mention of Snow White snoozing in her crystal casket surrounded by suspicious looking short guys. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Madison Lyric Stage, an award-winning, professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, will present the fairytale musical Into the Woods July 18-28 in a storybook cottage setting inside the historic Deacon John Grave House in Madison, CT.  This will be an audience-immersive production for a limited number of people per performance.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 8, 2019
The star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods, is coming to the historic The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St., between Broadway and 6th Ave.) tonight, July 8 at 7:30pm. Tickets, starting at $50, are available online at www.TheTownHall.org
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
The star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods, is coming to the historic The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St., between Broadway and 6th Ave.) tonight, July 8 at 7:30pm. Tickets, starting at $50, are available online at www.TheTownHall.org. Ahead of the big night, check out photos of the cast in rehearsals!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 8, 2019
Today's top stories: Tonight, Alice Ripley, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe, and many more Broadway stars take the stage in Into The Woods at Town Hall!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2019
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents Into the Woods with performances June 19 through July 13 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
Final casting is complete for the star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods. Produced by and benefitting Cleveland Musical Theatre, this one-night-only event will play the historicThe Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St., between Broadway and 6th Ave.) on Monday, July 8 at 7:30pm. Tickets, starting at $50, are available online at www.TheTownHall.org
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018
Nettle Creek Players, a 501c3 not-for-profit arts organization in Hagerstown, Indiana, will present the 2018 Summer Stock Tent Theatre Season beginning July 13 and continuing through August 5. The season features productions of INTO THE WOODS, HOOSIER HARMONY, MASTER CAT: THE STORY OF PUSS IN BOOTS, and the NCP Young Actors Musical Theatre Workshop.
by Jeremy Bustin - Jul 28, 2018
No matter how many times audiences have visited the titular setting in Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS, it's likely they've never seen the woods quite like in Charlottesville Opera's clever and masterful production running through August 5 at the Paramount Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
The Drama League has announced that award-winning actor, singer and dancer Sutton Foster is the Honoree at the 36th Annual Drama League Benefit Gala.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2019
Michael Sterling, BroadwayWorld's LA On Air Host and Co-Producer for BWW TV and Jerry Evans of JLE Media in Los Angeles spent the day at rehearsal for Hollywood Bowl's upcoming, new production of Into the Woods.
by Ashley Steves - Jul 2, 2019
Ahead of her returning three-show run at Feinstein's54 Below this week, Tony winner Joanna Gleason sat down for a phone interview with BroadwayWorld to discuss her love-and-understanding letter to her parents and the lessons loss (and performing after loss) has taught her.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Madison Lyric Stage, an award-winning, professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, will present the fairytale musical Into the Woods July 18-28 in a storybook cottage setting inside the historic Deacon John Grave House in Madison, CT. This will be an audience-immersive production for a limited number of people per performance.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018
FIORE BARBINI is bringing his newest cabaret show, LOSING MY MIND, to 53 Above Broadway in New York City on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018. The show features musical direction by Yasuhiko Fukuoka. Fiore made his NYC cabaret debut in October 2018 with his first solo show, I'M STILL HERE, at 53 Above Broadway. He brought the show to Don't Tell Mama Cabaret and performed sets at The Duplex and The West End.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Into the Woods on Friday, July 26, at 8 PM, Saturday, July 27, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 28, at 7:30 PM.
by Michael Dale - Jul 11, 2019
Despite an oeuvre that includes a questioning of the sanity of American social conventions and an exploration into the motivations of presidential assassins, INTO THE WOODS might be regarded as the most subversive of Stephen Sondheim's musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019
Get an inside look at the star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods. Produced by and benefitting Cleveland Musical Theatre, the one-night-only event played the historic The Town Hall on Monday, July 8 at 7:30pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
Since the summer of 2005, Hawaii Performing Arts Festival (HPAF) has continued to bring world-class music to Hawaii Island. Over the past fifteen years, HPAF has garnered an international reputation as a premiere training and performance program for aspiring young artists worldwide, many of whom have gone onto significant careers as singers, conductors, directors, orchestral musicians, and teachers. Each season, HPAF assembles an exceptional roster of faculty artists who provide instruction and appear in a series of events for the Big Island community. From June 24 through July 21, HPAF will present nearly 20 public performances at a number of notable island venues from Kona to Hilo, featuring both student and faculty artists.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
The Hangar Theatre Company continues its 45th summer season with the beloved musical, Into the Woods, with matinee and evening performances from June 28 to July 13. This landmark work features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine with direction by Hangar Artistic Director Michael Barakiva.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019
Fred Barton's Broadway Band makes its long-awaited return to Feinstein's/54 Below and New York nightlife, with top-drawer guest singers, in a new evening of Broadway gems and Swing rarities, Today, January 4 at 9:30PM. As always, Fred presents performers who know how to stop shows, and the songs that let them do it, arranged for the band in his trademark explosive style which has made him the orchestrator of choice for the New York Pops and orchestras around the country.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019
From the Academy Award winning composer Stephen Schwartz, Theatre Frisco is excited to premiere Snapshots, with book by David Stern and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook features songs from Wicked, Godspell, Pippin, Children of Eden, The Baker's wife, and more. Our story follows Sue and her husband Dan, as they relive their memories through Snapshots of years past and rediscover the love they thought was lost.
by Walter McBride - Feb 28, 2019
Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason returns to Feinstein's/54 Below (March 1, 2 & 22) with her new show, Out Of The Eclipse. She brings us through the dark time since last we saw her, and into the light. She reunites with her arranger and music director Jeffrey Klitz, and is backed by the Moontones. (Guitar, banjo, autoharp, cello, percussion, piano, and close harmony vocals.) A revival for the spirit!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018
A fun, new musical adaptation of an audience favorite comes to First Stage this holiday season. Created by the talented husband/wife team of Jahnna Beecham (Playwright/Lyricist) and Malcolm Hillgartner (Composer/Lyricist) and based on the play by Barbara Robinson, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL is filled with catchy,'60s-inspired original music and a delightful story that both young and old will enjoy. The horrible Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. The entire town panics when these rowdy six siblings are cast in the church's annual Christmas pageant. It's up to good-hearted Mrs. Bradley to help the Herdmans - and the rest of the town - discover the true meaning of Christmas before it's too late. Silent night? Not a chance, but sometimes a little joyful noise is just right for Christmas. Sponsored by Associated Bank and Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren.
by BWW Special - Aug 3, 2018
BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ANNIE, TITANIC, PIPPIN and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018
Casting of Goodspeed Musicals' Cyrano is complete. Film and TV actor Blake Jenner will play Christian. He joins previously announced Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage, who will play Cyrano alongside film actress Haley Bennett as Roxanne in this bold new musical.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018
This year, a living legend of musical theatre turns 90: Lyricist-bookwriter Tom Jones (who also, under a stage name) appeared in the original company of his most famous and wildly successful record-breaking musical, The Fantasticks. His collaborator, composer Harvey Schmidt, just recently passed away. The production's record-breaking run closed, on January 13, 2002, after 17,162 performances. Their shows also include 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!, Philemon, Celebration and many more. And celebration is what it's about when Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, return to celebrate Jones & Schmidt. Demas and Rice have based the show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Tom and Harvey. With very special guest Broadway's Hal Robinson who is also a Fantasticks alumni.
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2019
Six-time Academy Award Nominee and two-time Golden Globe Winner Amy Adams (Vice, Sharp Objects, upcoming: Woman in the Window) has joined the cast of HILLBILLY ELEGY.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019
The British Theatre Academy is to produce Disney's My Son Pinocchio Jr. as part of its second annual summer season takeover at Southwark Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts announces today An Evening of Wicked Fun Honoring Stephen Schwartz.