Notes and Editorial Reviews
This Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of a childless couple who embark on a fairy tale romp in search of relief from a curse which has kept the stork from visiting them. Starring Bernadette Peters and Joanna Gleason (both of whom have also been awarded the coveted "Best Actress" Tony,) INTO THE WOODS is appealing to people of all ages and interests with its witty catchy music, and dramatic fairy tale narrative.
A baker and his wife journey into the woods in search of a cow, a red cape, a pair of golden slippers and some magic beans to lift a curse that has kept them childless. Tony Award winners Bernadette Peters, Joanna Gleason and the rest of the original Broadway cast weave their magic spell over you in
Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece, directed by James Lapine, a seamless fusion of fairy tale characters and what happens after "happily ever after." With oft-recorded songs such as "Children Will Listen" and "No One is Alone," "Into the Woods" is a music lover's delight from start to finish--and will forever cement Stephen Sondheim's unparalleled position as the giant of the American musical theater.
Works on This Recording
Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim
Tom Aldredge (Voice),
Joanna Gleason (Voice),
Bernadette Peters (Voice),
Chip Zien (Voice),
Robert Westenberg (Voice)
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