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OnStage Playhouse presents 'Into the Woods'

Fri, Apr 16 2010 02:52 PM Posted By: Phillip Brents

OnStage Playhouse is presenting Stephen Sondheim's most popular musical, "Into the Woods," through May 1 at its downtown Chula Vista theater.
 
Inspired by the timeless tales of the Brothers Grimm, "Into the Woods" tells the story of a childless baker and his wife who journey into the woods on a quest to lift a witch's curse. On the way they cross paths with Little Red Ridinghood, Rapunzel, Cinderella and a menagerie of other fairy tale characters. Each persues individual wishes until their stories become entangled in unexpected ways - revealing what happens after happily ever after.

Sondheim's wickedly witty score weaves a magical spell with such gems as "Children Will Listen," "Giants in the Sky" and "No One Is Alone."

"Into the Woods" is directed by James M. McCullock, with musical direction by Kirk Valles and choreography by Meredith Russo.

Cast members include Manny Bejarano, Tony Bejarano, Jamie Channell, Brian P. Evans, Eric Gonzalez, Audrey Goodman, Lisa Goodman, Sarah Goodman, Nicole Hagemeyer, Dave Hibler, Brian Imoto, Karina Montgomery, Danielle Rowe, Meredith Russo, Laura Spafford, Holly Stephenson, James P. Tarbert, Rachel Throesch and Cameron Williams.

Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. All tickets are $20. For more information, visit the Web site at www.onstageplayhouse. org or call 422-7787.


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