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Moravian Academy “Into The Woods” cast includes, from left, Elliot Hoke, (Narrator), Jonathan Riker (Baker), Charlotte Bloys (Baker’s Wife), Logan Kelley (Witch), and Katie Keller (Lucinda). Copyright - © Ed Courrier Moravian Academy “Into The Woods” cast includes, from left, Elliot Hoke, (Narrator), Jonathan Riker (Baker), Charlotte Bloys (Baker’s Wife), Logan Kelley (Witch), and Katie Keller (Lucinda). Copyright - © Ed Courrier

Moravian Academy: ‘Into The Woods’

Thursday, February 22, 2018 by The Press in Focus

Take a walk “Into The Woods” at Moravian Academy with fairy-tale characters from the Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault as they journey into the dark and unpredictable forest in pursuit of their wishes.

With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, the story of a childless baker and his wife whose quest to start a family ties the musical together with characters from “Cinderella,” “Little Red Riding Hood,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “Rapunzel,” and others.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. March 2; 3 and 2 p.m. March 4, Dyer Auditorium, Moravian Academy, 4313 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township.

Jarrod Yuskauskas, Moravian Academy Director of Upper School Theater, directs “Into the Woods” with associate director Elizabeth Burke, choreographer Katie Keller, music director Dr. Yvonne Robinson, technical director Rob Riker, and orchestra conductor Dr. Richard Fanning.

Musical numbers include “So Happy,” “No One Is Alone,” “Children Will Listen,” and “Into the Woods.” The 1988 Broadway production received three Tony Awards and the 2002 Broadway revival scored two Tony Awards.

Tickets: moravianacademy.org; Marla Strohl, 610-691-1600, ext. 325