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William Peace Theatre: Into the Woods (Wk 1)

Leggett Theatre, Main Building

Wed Feb 13th, 2013 - Sat Feb 16th, 2013

07:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

 

William Peace Theatre is delighted to present "Into the Woods." The original book was by James Lapine, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. This musical theatre performance is based on classic fairy tales.

Dr. Kenny Gannon's Synopsis:

An ambivalent Cinderella? A blood-thirsty Little Red Riding Hood? A Prince Charming with a roving eye? A Witch...who raps? They're all among the cockeyed characters in James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's fractured fairy tale. When a Baker and his Wife learn they've been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door, they embark on a quest for the special objects required to break the spell, swindling, lying to and stealing from Cinderella, Little Red, Rapunzel and Jack (the one who climbed the beanstalk). Everyone's wish is granted at the end of Act One, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later, with disastrous results. What begins a lively irreverent fantasy in the style of The Princess Bride becomes a moving lesson about community responsibility and the stories we tell our children.

Total enchantment. A spellbinding score, witty enough to make old stories fresh for adults, lovely enough to enchant youngsters." - Daily News

"Bewitching... dazzling... triumphant." - New York Post

"Non-stop pure pleasure. A ravishing explosion of color and melody and magic and laughter." - Time Magazine

Performances are February 13 - 16 & February 20 - 23, 2013
Preview performance on February 12
Leggett Theater, 7:30 p.m.

Purchase Tickets here.* (General Public) Or, call the Box Office at 919-508-2269.

*DISCLAIMER: *Due to the nature of seating in Leggett Theatre, there will be NO LATE SEATING. At 7:25 p.m., all unclaimed tickets will be released and open seats will become available to anyone waiting at the door. Sorry, we are unable to provide refunds.

WPU Student Tickets, click here**

**William Peace University students receive FREE ADMISSION to William Peace Theatre performances during the 2012-13 season on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVE basis. Reservations are REQUIRED to attend a performance. Students may reserve a set for ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY so that other members of the student body have the chance to attend the performance. If seating opens up, we will notify you that you may come to additional nights. For each performance, ONLY TWENTY student tickets will be reserved. Once reservations for those twenty seats have been made, students can only be on "STAND-BY" for those performances. Due to seating constraints in Leggett Theatre, students are to ONLY reserve seats for themselves, NOT other students.
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