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Theatre Arts Presents: Into the Woods

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Sierra College Theatre Arts Department announces its spring production of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award winning musical… Into the Woods with book by James Lapine, directed by Scott Adams with musical direction by Ray Ashton. Into the Woods is an exploration about wishes, child-parent relationships and the choices we make as told through several familiar fairy tale characters by the inimitable Brothers Grimm.

The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King's Festival, and Jack who wishes to save his cow. When the Baker and the Baker’s Wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

One of Sondheim's most popular works proven by the box office hit of its recent movie adaptation, Into the Woods dazzles audiences with memorable songs such as “Steps of the Palace,” “Giants in the Sky,” and haunting melodies that tug at heartstrings such as “No More,” “Children Will Listen,” and “No One is Alone.”

Performances dates and times are as follows:

  • Friday, April 17, at 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 18 at 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 19, at 2:00 pm
  • Thursday, April 23, at 7:00pm, with the Director's Discussion at 5:30 pm
  • Friday, April 24, at 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 25, at 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 26, at 2:00 pm

Venue: The Dietrich Theatre at Sierra College, 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677

Tickets: $15 general, $10 students, seniors, $8 with ASSC card. Purchase online from Brown Paper Tickets at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/993580, call (916) 660-8154, or purchase at the door one hour before each show in the Lobby of the Dietrich Theatre.

Age Recommendations: Please note Into the Woods is not a typical show with fairy tales and a storybook ending. It contains adult situations with some realistic and tragic outcomes. Subject matter might not be appropriate for children under 8.

Parking on Thursday, 4/23 requires $3 daily permit available at dispensers. Free on weekends.

Into the Woods QUICK FACTS:

Producer: Sierra College Theatre Arts Department
Director: Scott Adams
Music Director: Ray Ashton
Set Designer: Debra Hammond
Set Construction: Patrick Thrasher and Andrew Fiffick
Costume Designer: David Borad
Light Designer: Thor Tivol
Sound Designer: Michael Moreau


Narrator/Mysterious Man: Jim Lane
Cinderella: Amy Wolfley
Jack: Warren Cain
Jack’s Mother: Judith Boreham
Baker: Jonathan Sorensen
Baker’s Wife: Amanda Duisenberg
Cinderella’s Stepmother: Rebekah Nichols
Florinda: Maggie Witmer
Lucinda: Jessica Kaufman
Cinderella’s Father: Richard Sims
Little Red Riding Hood: Emily Schofield
Witch: Sidney Raey-Gonzales
Cinderella’s Mother: Rebekah Osario
Wolf: Tyler Thompson
Rapunzel: Mimi Boss
Rapunzel’s Prince/Baker’s Father: Jack Graham
Cinderella’s Prince: Mitchell Mack
Steward: Alexandra Quinonez
Giant’s Wife/Granny: Robyn DuPriest
Snow White/Ensemble: Ashleigh Wardell
Sleeping Beauty/Ensemble: Nicole Efseaff
Baker’s Mother/Ensemble: Amber Ippolito

For more information about this performance, contact Scott Adams at:
sadams14@sierracollege.edu (916) 660-8036.

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