Theatre Bristol Presents Award-Winning Musical “Into the Woods”

Announcing a fairy tale cast, with tickets now on sale!

It’s into the woods and happy ever after–or not, as Theatre Bristol presents Into the Woods, the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine award-winning Broadway musical at the Paramount Center for the Arts, weekends November 15 – 24. Tickets are on sale now at www.ParamountBristol.org.

Directing Into the Woods will be highly respected and talented actor/director, Theatre Bristol veteran Glenn Patterson (Fiddler on the Roof, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Music Man, Les Misérables, Scrooge! The Musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Miracle on 34th Street).

Into the Woods features enchanting and brilliant “Children Will Listen,” “The Last Midnight, and “No One is Alone,” to the humor-filled “Agony” and many more. Into the Wood’s dramatizes the Brother’s Grimm stories full of musical wishes and choices to their less-than storybook endings. “The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey tobreak the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results. One of Sondheim’s most popular works, Into the Woods is a musically sophisticated show of dark comedy.” (MTIshows).

The fairy tale cast of Into the Woods includes Terry Marek as the Narrator, Lorrie Anderson as Cinderella, Will Oliver as Jack, Laura O’Bryan as Jack’s Mother, Nick Dennis as the Baker, Colleen Semones as the Baker’s Wife, Mary Ellis Rice as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Anna Kimerer as Florinda, Parker Dugger as Lucinda, Randy Callahan as Cinderella’s Father, Ava White as Little Red Riding Hood, Leslie Lockhart as the Witch, Martha Hawk as Cinderella’s Mother, Steve Baskett as the Mysterious Man, Laura Watson as Rapunzel, Ronnie Jenkins as Rapunzel’s Prince and the Wolf, James Francis as Cinderella’s Prince, Joey Collard as the Steward, Nicole Intagliata as the Giant, Faith Vance as Snow White, and Enelisa Sutton as Sleeping Beauty.

Patterson is supported by assistant Leticia Peltzer, stage manager Nicole Intagliata, tech director Ken Cornett, music Jim Spirrup, assistant stage managers Cindi Brooks, David Maloney, Terra White, Ann Vance, costumers Lauren Isaacs and Gianna Gobble, master carpenter Steve Baskett, runners Devon White and Luke Gray, music operator Beverly Moody, set and stage crew Temmy Roberts, Andrew Hunt, Josh Click, Logan Smith, Gabe Canter, Bailey Lowe, Renee Hickman, Faith Vance, and Enelisa Sutton, and producer Samantha Gray.

Into the Woods opens November 15, and runs for two weekends at the Paramount Center for the Arts, Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2:30 pm, closing on November 24. Tickets are $16 for adults plus fees ($20 total) and $12 for seniors and students plus fees ($15.75 total), and are on sale at www.ParamountBristol.org.

The November 15 opening night includes a gala event that will feature Theatre Bristol’s exciting 2020 Season Reveal. Gala tickets and more information available at www.TheatreBristol.org.

Theatre Bristol’s is pleased to present Into the Woods as part of its family-friendly 54th season of ARTspace and Paramount shows, including Cinder Red Riding Hood and the Seven Dwarfs, The Wizard of Oz, Sherlock Holmes, The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf, and Miracle on 34th Street.  

Winner of multiple Tony Awards when debuted and revived, and adapted for film by Walt Disney Pictures, Into the Woods features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book and original Broadway direction by James Lapine, and with orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick. Into the Woods is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI (www.MTIShows.com). Support for Theatre Bristol’s production of Into the Woods is provided by United Company Foundation, Tennessee Arts Commission, HVAC, Inc., HomeTrust Bank, Summit BSR, Citizens Bank, and Seaman Corp.

Founded in 1965, Theatre Bristol is the oldest continually running children’s theatre in northeast Tennessee. Its Main Stage season consists of up to six productions. Some of its performances take place in the ARTspace, a multi-purpose, black box theatre which seats up to 120, and other performances are on stage at the Paramount Center for the Arts. Theatre Bristol is a volunteer organization and we invite you to get involved.

For more information, visit Theatre Bristol’s website or Facebook page, contact Theatre Bristol at 423-212-3625, or email info@theatrebristol.org.