Sobriquet’s Event Journal

Into the woods 012512
Thursday March 22, 2012 / 7:30pm
Into The Woods
1 ticket
Assigned at Box Office

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Really enjoyable production of this musical with a solid cast and many good directorial choices. I've seen various productions of this show over the years, but I really enjoyed what was done with this one, the director really chose to emphasize the humor in the script. What he did with the narrator - in his white tux guzzling martinis turned out to be really funny. The actors were almost uniformly solid - especially in the leads. The set was interesting and well executed, albeit cramped on the small stage - can be a bit overwhelming when everyone is on stage. I will admit, I was a little disappoint with the orchestration - I would have liked a few more instruments in the (unseen) pit to round out Sondheim's great score. It was my first time seeing a production by this company and I was pleasantly surprised - I may have to check out their production of Steel Magnolias in the summer!