Posts made in September, 2015

Into The Woods

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Into The Woods

From the category of “shows we never thought we’d do” comes the 2015 presentation of Into the Woods, the spectacular Stephen Sondheim hit musical.  Featuring a number of well-known fairy tales (Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood) intertwined with the original tale of the Baker and his wife who long to have a child, this show is a cautionary story warning that you must be careful what you wish for… and what you say. I am not a Sondheim fan, mostly because I don’t find the music enjoyable and, as a result, rarely find the story enjoyable.  Into the Woods has always been an exception.  Terra and I never thought The Upstagers would ever mount this production because the music is such a challenge to do...

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