Sondheim's Into the Woods: Tony Award-Winning Musical at Theatre Building Chicago
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The last date listed for Into the Woods was Sunday May 30, 2010 / 2:30pm.
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Dead Writers Theatre Collective presents playwright Michael Bloom's exciting new adaptation of Emma, Jane Austen's beloved comedy of manners about the perils of finding love. It's the ever-relatable story of the young Emma Woodhouse, a well-meaning but disaster-prone matchmaker, who ignores her own romantic feelings for her lifelong friend and eligible bachelor Mr. Knightley while setting out to find a suitor for a friend. Her efforts go awry, of course, leading to a bevy of comical complications. Learn More
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This show is a little hard to rate. I thought the performers were extremely talented! The stage, props, theatre set-up were all very well done (especially for a small theatre company). Did I love it? No. Through what I assume was no fault of the performers / producers / directors, the story, although cute, felt so much longer than it needed to be, in my opinion. The entire things lasted close to 3 hours (including the 15 minute intermission) and seemed to drag at the end. Those 3 hours were literally more painful as the seats in the theatre are folding chairs. I feel bad to take anything away from the performers, etc but I probably won't tell a pal to go see this show.
When a Baker and his Wife learn the Witch next door has cursed them with childlessness, they embark on a quest to break the spell. Along the way, they swindle, lie, and steal from Cinderella, Little Red, Rapunzel, and Jack of beanstalk fame. Masks and puppets creatively convey the storybook sense of wonder and fear in this modern morality tale. The bewitchingly beautiful Sondheim score features the well-known songs "Children Will Listen" and "No One is Alone."