Into the Woods

Solving a Hollywood Bowl Challenge: Add Dancers!

The sing-along Sound of Music film musical is an uber popular feature at the Hollywood Bowl, but for fans of live musical theater, the special gem in this summer’s musical jewelry box is Stephen Sondheim sending fractured fairy tales Into the Woods. This weekend an impressive cast will command the open air Hollywood Bowl stage, but until then, the …

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Sondheim’s Woods Enchants; Nevermore Confuses

Into the Woods has probably become the musical for which Stephen Sondheim is best known. In addition to the current Disney film version and innumerable high school, college, and community theater productions, there have been four NYC productions, including the 1987 Broadway original (which should have won the Tony Award for Best Musical over Phantom …

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