Before the Broadway, production was made in San Diego in 1986. After, in 1987 on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theatre, it has held 760+ hits, with closure in 1989 year. Actors at the opening were: R. Westenberg, B. Peters, T. Aldredge, J. Gleason, M. Louise, C. Zien, C. Wagner, K. Crosby, D. Ferland & B. Wright. J. Lapine made music, with help from L. Lubovitch; T. Straiges & R. Nelson were in charge of props and light, respectively, A. Hould-Ward was a costumer. In 1988, the show won the Drama Critics' Circle Award, Drama Desk, Grammy and 3 Tonies out of 10 nominations. Stephen Sondheim, who wrote the music for the musical, also worked for the film, which was released in 2014.
Among the substitute composition such actors were noted: M. G. Murray, B. Joslyn, C. Sikes, P. Rashad, L. Mitchell, N. Dussault, K. McClelland, E. Foley, M. Mazzie, D. Cavett, J. Blumenkrantz , E. Lyndeck, L. Ponce & P. B. Peterson. In 1989, during 3 days, the original lineup of actors was filmed for a TV format with showing on TV only 2 years after.
In 1997, the anniversary show at The Broadway Theatre was held, and in 2014 – in California, mostly with the original composition. In 2015 – in New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Tours were launched in 1988. The first lasted for 1 year before the production moved to London, where in 1990-1991 it provided 197 hits in the Phoenix Theatre. In 1998, the show resumed in London, continuing to 1999, and in 2002 – on Broadway, which gave 300+ histrionics, if to count preliminary ones also. In 2007 in London Royal Opera House, it went for a few days. Tickets to the show were sold-out 3 weeks upfront the start.
Subsequent production and other shows were: 2010 (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre) ; 2012 (Central Park Delacorte Theater); 1993 (Sydney); 1994 (Auckland); 1998 and 2014 (Melbourne); 2004, 2006 & 2010 (Japan); 2007 (Barcelona); 2007 (Arlington, VA); 2009-2010 (London); 2011 (Singapore); 2011 (Santa Ana); 2012 (Baltimore); 2013 (Puerto Rico); 2014 (Paris); 2014 (Oregon); 2014 (San Francisco); 2015 (Off-Broadway); 2015 (Missouri); 2016 (Ontario).
Release date: 1987
Last Update:March, 28th 2016
Into the Woods lyrics list
- Act 1
- Cinderella at the Grave Lyrics
- Hello, Little Girl Lyrics
- I Guess This Is Goodbye / Maybe They're Magic Lyrics
- Prologue: Into the Woods Lyrics
- I Know Things Now Lyrics
- Very Nice Prince / First Midnight / Giants in the Sky Lyrics
- Agony Lyrics
- It Takes Two Lyrics
- Stay With Me Lyrics
- On the Steps of the Palace Lyrics
- Ever After Lyrics
- Act 2
- Act II Prologue: So Happy Lyrics
- Agony (Reprise) Lyrics
- Lament Lyrics
- Any Moment / Moments in the Woods Lyrics
- Your Fault / Last Midnight Lyrics
- No More Lyrics
- No One Is Alone Lyrics
- Finale: Children Will Listen Lyrics