The fairy tales we all know are getting a swift redo.
Stephen Sondheim’s musical Into the Woods ia coming to life with some of Hollywood’s biggest names. The massive ensemble will feature Meryl Streep as The Witch, James Corden as The Baker, Emily Blunt as The Baker’s Wife, Johnny Depp as The Wolf, Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Chris Pine as Cinderella’s Prince, Billy Magnussen as Rapunzel’s Prince,Mackenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel, Lucy Punch as Lucinda, Tammy Blanchard as Florinda,Christine Baranski as Cinderella’s Stepmother, Tracey Ullman as Jack’s Mother, Lilla Crawford as Little Red Riding Hood, and Daniel Huttlestone as Jack.
Into the Woods is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them.
Into the Woods opens on December 25th, 2014.