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David Hennessy Musical &Dramatic Society presents Into The Woods

David Hennessy Musical &Dramatic Society presents Into The Woods

Time & Location

From :

Curtain :

16 September 2014


20 September 2014


David Hennessy

Musical Director:

David Hayes


David Hennessy

About the Event

Presented by David Hennessy Musical & Dramatic Society

Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim

Booking opens end of July.

An ambivalent Cinderella? A blood-thirsty Little Red Riding Hood? A Prince Charming with a roving eye? A Witch who raps? They're all among the cockeyed characters in James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's fractured fairy tale, Into the Woods.

When a Baker and his Wife learn they've been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door, they embark on a quest for the special objects required to break the spell, swindling, lying to and stealing from Cinderella, Little Red, Rapunzel and Jack (the one who climbed the beanstalk). Everyone's wish is granted at the end of Act One, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later, with disastrous results. What begins a lively irreverent fantasy in the style of The Princess Bride becomes a moving lesson about community responsibility and the stories we tell our children.

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