(MANASQUAN, NJ) -- Algonquin Arts Theatre is presenting Into the Woods now through Sunday, May 22. It is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales set in a musical format. This Tony Award-winning musical follows the classic tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel and two princes - all tied together by the baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and the witch who has put a curse on them. Into The Woods has a book by James Lapine with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
Tickets range from $25-$42 and may be purchased at www.algonquinarts.org, by calling 732-528-9211 or by visiting the Algonquin Arts Theatre box office on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 10AM-3PM located at 60 Abe Voorhees Drive, Manasquan, New Jersey.
Here are photos from the production by Michael Franken.
The cast includes Bre Cade (The Baker's Wife), David Fusco (The Baker), Jennifer Nelson (The Witch), Bridge Hughes (Cinderella), Willie Naess (Jack), Maggice Blaise (Little Red), Cassidy Terracciano (Rapunzel), Jeff Bodner (The Narrator), Michael Morch (Cinderella's Prince), Tyler Cicardo (Rapunzel's Prince), Kyle Javon (The Wolf), Douglas Moore (The Mysterious Man), Amy Carr Skalecki (Jack's Mother), Christine Desimas (Cinderella's Stepmother), Lindsey "La" Monaco (Lucinda), Daniella Macolino (Florinda), Marti Bookstein (Granny / Cinderella's Mother / Giant), Sean McLaughlin (The Steward), David Fretz (Cinderella's Father), Kaitlyn Hulme (Sleeping Beauty), and Emily Davis (Snow White).
ALGONQUIN ARTS THEATRE (AAT) is a 501c(3) non-profit center for performing arts, providing cultural enrichment and arts education for residents and visitors of Central New Jersey and the Jersey Shore through high quality performances and programs in theatre, music, dance and film.
PHOTOS BY MICHAEL FRANKEN