Into The Woods

Presented by Victorian Opera in July 2014, Into The Woods is a darkly enchanting story about life after the ‘happily ever after’. Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine reimagine the magical world of fairy tales as the classic stories of Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and Rapunzel collide with the lives of a childless baker and his wife.

Featuring Elise McCann as Florinda, Cinderella’s Evil Stepsister alongside  David Harris as The Baker, Queenie van de Zandt as the Witch, Chrissy O’Neil as Baker’s Wife and Lucy Maunder as Cinderella.  Rounding out the cast was John Dietrich as The Narrator, Josie Lane as Little Red Riding Hood, Matt McFarlane as Cinderella’s Prince, Rowan Witt as Jack, Angela Scundi as Lucinda and Melissa Langton as Jack’s Mother.

The Victorian Opera’s production featured Musical direction by Benjamin Northey and Direction by Stuart Maunder.

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