Acclaimed Sondheim repertory company, Watch This, have announced the cast and new dates for their production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical masterpiece, Into The Woods.
Co-Directed by Dean Drieberg and Sonya Suares, Into The Woods will feature Cherine Peck (Witch), James Millar (Baker), Fiona Choi (Baker’s Wife), John O’May (Cinderella’s Father / Mysterious Man), Jackie Rees (Cinderella’s Stepmother / Granny / Giant), Nick Simpson-Deeks (Wolf / Cinderella’s Prince), Anthony Craig (Jack / Steward), Jasmine Vaughns (Cinderella), Lily Baulderstone (Little Red Ridinghood), Caitlin Spears (Rapunzel / Florinda), Raphael Wong (Rapunzel’s Prince / Lucinda) and Angela Lumicisi (Jack’s Mother / Cinderella’s Mother).
The production will feature Musical Direction by Peter Rutherford and Ned Wright-Smith, and Choreography by Zoee Marsh, with the creative team including Adelaide Harney – Production Manager, Sarah Tullock – Set Design, Rob Sowinski – Lighting Design, and Jodi Hope – Costume Design.
Nominated for 10 Tony Awards (including Best Original Score and Best Book) and 6 Olivier Awards in its debut seasons in New York and London, Watch This’ production was originally scheduled to play in September 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Into The Woods will now play at the Meat Market, North Melbourne for a limited season from 26 February – 13 March 2021. For more information, visit: watchthis.net.au for details.
Image: Watch This presents Into The Woods – photo by Jodie Hutchinson Photograph