A to Z Musicals ~ ♬ “I” is for INTO THE WOODS


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With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Into the Woods that intertwines the plots of several fairy tales, including “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Rapunzel,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” and “Cinderella.”

The musical premiered on Broadway in 1987, where it won several Tony Awards, including Best Actress in a Musical for Joanna Gleason. A Disney film adaptation was released in 2014, starring Meryl Streep, Tracey Ullman, and Christine Baranski, among others.

Here is “It Takes Two” with Joanna Gleason and Chip Zien: