WADESBORO — The Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro is making ready for its manufacturing of Into the Woods. Author James Lapine and composer Stephen Sondheim carry everybody’s favourite storybook characters collectively for a timeless, but related, musical basic.
The story follows a Baker and his spouse, who want to have a toddler; Cinderella, who needs to attend the King’s Competition; and Jack, who needs his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his spouse be taught that they can not have a toddler due to a Witch’s curse, the 2 set off on a journey to interrupt the curse. The characters all encounter one another within the woods and are available to search out and face the implications of their needs.
Director Tommy Wooten has assembled an excellent solid of actors representing six totally different counties within the area. Making their Ansonia stage debut are Chuck Wright, Lauren Wilson, Tyler Wills, Kristina Blake, Noel McClanahan, Rodney Vaughn, Trey Lincoln and Lied Metcalf. They’re joined by Ansonia veterans Emily Litaker Privette, Jennifer Gilmore, Kimberly Smith, Amanda Traywick, Rachel Kostelnik, Matthew Thompson, Ruth Ann Harris, Robert Graves, Tommy Wooten, Tyson Leavitt, Madeline Leavitt and Paige Mercer.
Music Director Gail Litaker leads a beautiful orchestra together with Arthur Tomasino, Timothy Beranek, Johnny Almond, Betty Ann Crawford, Abby Floyd and Carson Traywick. Set Design is by Teri Brown and Donald Perkins. The costumes are by Brittany Value with help by Betsy Watts and Karen Johnston. Lighting and sound design are by Joe Blocker and Hailey Hilson. Assistant course is by Maggie Gibson.
The present runs August 4-13. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm. Get your tickets on-line at ansoniatheatre.com