Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Montego Glover join ‘Into the Woods’ on Broadway
The new cast will take over from September 6.
Real-life spouses Sebastian Arcelus and Tony Award winner Stephanie J. Block will take over the roles of the Baker and the Baker's Wife, respectively. Krysta Rodriguez takes over as Cinderella, with Katy Geraghty as Little Red Ridinghood, and Jim Stanek as the Steward.
Montego Glover will share the role of The Witch alongside current cast member, Tony winner Patina Miller. Montego Glover will star in Into the Woods performances on Tuesdays through Thursdays, and Patina Miller will star in Into the Woods performances on Fridays through Sundays.
Tony winner Gavin Creel continues as the Wolf/Cinderella's Prince. Andy Karl will play the Wolf/Cinderella's Prince from September 6 through September 15, with Creel returning on September 16. Joshua Henry continues as Rapunzel's Prince.
Aymee Garcia will continue as Jack's Mother for performances through September 25. Ann Harada reprises her role of Jack's Mother from the City Center Encores! production from September 27.
Ta'Nika Gibson, Annie Golden, Albert Guerzon, Brooke Ishibashi, Kennedy Kanagawa, David Patrick Kelly, Nancy Opel, Cole Thompson, Alysia Velez, Delphi Borich, Felicia Curry, Jason Forbach, Alex Joseph Grayson, Cameron Johnson, Paul Kreppel, Mary Kate Moore, Diane Phelan, and Lucia Spina will continue with the production.
Sara Bareilles, Brian D'Arcy James, Phillipa Soo and Julia Lester will play their final Into the Woods performances on September 4.
Into the Woods mashes up stories and characters from multiple Brothers Grimm fairytales into one adventure. The musical follows a Baker and a Baker's Wife as they embark on a quest to reserve a curse that made them barren. Along the way, they meet characters like Cinderella and Little Red Ridinghood who have wishes and journeys of their own.
This production of Into the Woods is based on a two-week Off-Broadway revival at New York City Center, which sold out and received rave reviews. The five-star New York Theatre Guide review of the Broadway production calls Into the Woods "bewitchingly beautiful and impeccably performed" and "Broadway's giant summer blockbuster."
Lear deBessonet directs the production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's musical. This is the third Broadway revival since Into the Woods's premiere in 1987, when it won three Tony Awards including Best Book and Best Score.
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Photo credit: Gavin Creel and Joshua Henry in Into the Woods (Photo courtesy of production)
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