Into the Woods

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 26, 2002 - Fiction - 96 pages
2 Reviews
The Tony Award-winning musical,

now adapted into a lavishly illustrated book

Into the Woods is the imaginative account of what happens when the lives of new and old fairy-tale characters dramatically and humorously come together. Cinderella, Jack (of bean-stalk fame), Little Red Ridinghood, and the Baker and his Wife set out for the forest on a quest to find "happily ever after." Along the way they meet Rapunzel, a Wicked Witch, a lascivious Wolf, vengeful Giants, a couple of charming Princes, and their own destiny. With wit and wisdom, the authors have given us a parable about the loss of innocence, the joys and sorrows of adulthood, and the price paid for getting the things you really want.


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User Review  - Hagelstein - LibraryThing

Into the Woods is an intelligent and downright funny bit of musical theatre. It brings characters from classic fairy-tales (Cinderella, Jack (and the Beanstalk), Little Red Riding Hood, and others ... Read full review

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User Review  - ShortyBond - LibraryThing

Fun play that you just have to love! Great modern day twist on the classic fairy tales. Hilarious, and heart warming. Read full review


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About the author (2002)

Stephen Sondheim's musical compositions and lyrics have earned him a Pulitzer Prize, an Academy Award, and numerous Tonys among other awards and honors. His credits include music and lyrics for Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George, Sweeney Todd, Company, Follies, and A Little Night Music, as well as the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy.

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