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Friday, August 10, 2012

PHOTO CALL: Into the Woods Opens in Central Park; Red Carpet Arrivals, Curtain

A Witch, a Wish and Fairy Tale AgonyPublished: August 9, 2012. The fairy tale forest of “Into the Woods” has suddenly grown a lot thicker. This 1987 musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, which stirs up the shadows of classic bedtime stories, was never what you'd call uncrowded. more
New York Times ( 8/9/2012 9:03:47 PM -08:00 )

'Into the Woods' thrilling and inventive
'Into the Woods' thrilling and inventive (AP) / 10 August 2012. Cracked fairy tales are all the rage right now, aren't they? There's “Once Upon a Time” on ABC, “Grimm” on NBC and “Snow White and the Huntsman” at the movie theaters. So it's nice to welcome more
Khaleej Times ( 8/9/2012 9:01:42 PM -08:00 )

Sondheim in the Park: 'Into the Woods' with Amy Adams and Donna Murphy
NEW YORK — The soaring arboretum assembled in Central Park for the Public Theater's open-air “Into the Woods” conforms grandly to the specs for a fairy-tale musical's magical preserve. Would that the portrayals of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's more
Washington Post ( 8/9/2012 7:40:31 PM -08:00 )

INTO THE WOODS Amy Adams and Josh Lamon
Set deep in the bowers of New York's Central Park, the Public Theater's radiant production of Into the Woods prepares lucky ticket-holders for an enchanted experience even before the first fairytale character appears on stage. We, too, must journey into the more
Entertainment Weekly ( 8/9/2012 7:20:49 PM -08:00 )

Review: 'Into the Woods' thrilling and inventive
Review: 'Into the Woods' thrilling and inventive. This image released by The Public Theater shows Denis O'Hare, left, and Amy Adams in the Shakespeare in the Park production of "Into the Woods," in New York. (AP Photo/The Public Theater, Joan Marcus) more
Boston.com ( 8/9/2012 7:16:05 PM -08:00 )

Theater review: 'Into the Woods'
Theater review: Let's blaze a path through the pines and get right to it: Without Donna Murphy's vivid star turn as the Witch in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's fairy-tale musical “Into the Woods,” it'd be aninteresting but uneven night at the Delacorte Theater. more
New York Daily News ( 8/9/2012 7:08:37 PM -08:00 )

Sex Crazed Wolf, Moody Cow Spark 'Into the Woods': Review
'Into the Woods'. Amy Adams, Denis O'Hare, Gideon Glick and Johnny Newcomb in the Shakespeare in the Park production of "Into the Woods." Directed by Timothy Sheader with co-direction by Liam Steel, the musical is running as part of The Public more
Businessweek ( 8/9/2012 6:23:26 PM -08:00 )

Midsummer Night's Muddle
Midsummer NightInto The Woods. Public Theater, Delacorte Theater, Central Park (Free), 212-539-8750, extended through Sept. 1. New York. The Public Theater's outdoor revival of "Into the Woods" is a fine idea—on paper. Where better to mount Stephen Sondheim's more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 8/9/2012 6:14:06 PM -08:00 )

When 'Into the Woods' goes into the park, magic is made
When NEW YORK – Don't be fooled by the serenely bucolic setting at Central Park's Delacorte Theater, where the Public Theater is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its free Shakespeare in the Park series. A fairy-tale celebration: Denis O'Hare and Amy Adams more
USA TODAY ( 8/9/2012 6:01:17 PM -08:00 )

Review: 'Into the Woods'
Review: By STEVE PARKS steve.parks@newsday.com. True Blood's Denis O'Hare and Amy Adams stars. Photo credit: Joan Marcus | True Blood's Denis O'Hare and Amy Adams stars as the Baker and the Baker's Wife in Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" at the more
Newsday (blog) ( 8/9/2012 5:14:30 PM -08:00 )

First Nighter: Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine Go 'Into the Woods' and Get Lost
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine want to make damn sure you know that life is made of the occasional modest high and the frequent devastating low. Sondheim -- more than once abetted by Lapine (think Sunday in the Park With George and Passion) more
Huffington Post ( 8/9/2012 3:33:39 PM -08:00 )

NY review: 'Into the Woods'
You know about all those site-specific dances in parking lots or fringe theater pieces on the rooftops of apartment buildings? They're fun, but they cannot beat the sheer class of seeing a site-specific masterwork staged exquisitely in the real setting for which it more
Philadelphia Inquirer ( 8/9/2012 8:16:33 AM -08:00 )

PHOTO CALL: Into the Woods Opens in Central Park; Red Carpet Arrivals
PHOTO CALL: Into the Woods Opens in Central Park; Red Carpet ArrivalsBy Joseph Marzullo 09 Aug 2012. Into the Woods, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical that intertwines classic fairytales, gets a playful new dramatic context from British directors Timothy Sheader and Liam Steel in Central more
Playbill.com ( 8/10/2012 2:25:01 AM -08:00 )

Into The Woods Reviewed
Into The Woods ReviewedTHE Company Youth Music Theatre are performing Stephen Sondheim's scary fairy tale Into The Woods. With just three performances it's a catch if you can showcase of young British talent, a chance to see British youth at its best in a different field than the more
Manchester Confidential ( 8/10/2012 1:36:32 AM -08:00 )

Stephen Sondheim's Musical “In the Woods” spurs youthful wonderment and
Stephen SondheimStephen Sondheim's Musical “In the Woods” spurs youthful wonderment and imagination. Stephen Sondheim perennial musical and James Lapine's story, “In the Woods” at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park is captivating 2012 New York theatergoers. more
Guardian Express ( 8/10/2012 12:12:57 AM -08:00 )

Review: A thrilling revival of Sondheim's 'Into the Woods' wonderfully mixes wit
Review: A thrilling revival of SondheimNEW YORK, N.Y. - Cracked fairy tales are all the rage right now, aren't they? There's "Once Upon a Time" on ABC, "Grimm" on NBC and "Snow White and the Huntsman" at the movie theatres. So it's nice to welcome back one of the first in the genre — "Into the more
Yahoo! Canada Shine ( 8/9/2012 7:14:42 PM -08:00 )

Into The Woods In Central Park: My Review
Into The Woods In Central Park: My ReviewInto The Woods--the 1986 Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine show about fairy tale characters coming together and learning lessons--is being done in the woods of Central Park in a gimmicky but vigorous production directed by Timothy Sheader with more
Village Voice (blog) ( 8/9/2012 7:05:07 PM -08:00 )

Into the Woods
Into the WoodsA Public Theater presentation of a musical in two acts with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine. Directed by Timothy Sheader. Co-directed and movement direction by Liam Steel. Musical direction, Paul Gemignani. Baker's Wife more
Variety ( 8/9/2012 6:50:17 PM -08:00 )

Woods a fine fairy-tale setting
Woods a fine fairy-tale settingTHEATER REVIEW. INTO THE WOODS Delacorte Theater, Central Park (enter at W. 81st St. or E. 79th St.); 212-539-8750. Through Sept. 1. * ½. For its outdoor program's 50th- anniversary season, the Public Theater put the park back into Shakespeare in the more
New York Post ( 8/9/2012 6:48:00 PM -08:00 )

Theater review: Sondheim in the Park: 'Into the Woods'
A hotly anticipated, highly imaginative vision of Stephen Sondheim's dark fairy-tale musical casts a spell on theatergoers in Central Park as part of the Public Theater's 50th anniversary season of Shakespeare in the Park. The concept is rekindled from director more
Metro.us ( 8/9/2012 6:23:39 PM -08:00 )