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Who got their wish? The cast list for ‘Into the Woods’ is revealed.

  • The Carthage Theatre Department presents the spellbinding musical “Into the Woods” April ...
    The Carthage Theatre Department presents the spellbinding musical “Into the Woods” April 27-May 5 in the Wartburg Theatre.

By

Cassidy Skorija

December 13, 2017

The Carthage Theatre Department is proud to announce the cast of their spring production of “Into the Woods.”

The cast is as follows:
Women

  • Baker’s Wife — Cassidy Skorija ’19
  • Cinderella — Jessica Cepolski ’18
  • Lucinda — Leah Gawel ’19
  • Florinda — Emily Mertens ’19
  • Giantess — Marissa Noe ’19
  • Cinderella’s Mother, etc. — Madeline Lambert ’20
  • Jack’s Mother — Paisley ForsterSaunders ’19
  • Rapunzel — Lauren McKee ’18
  • Red — Kyra Hay-Chapman ’21
  • Stepmother — Mireya Magallon ’20
  • Witch — Jordan Nazos ’18
  • Narrator — Caroline Fossum ’19

Men

  • Baker — Austin Nelson ’18
  • Cinderella’s Father, etc. — Will Berglund ’20
  • Cinderella’s Prince — Justice Good ’18
  • Jack — Donovan Harris ’21
  • Mysterious Man — Zach Preiwisch ’18
  • Rapunzel’s Prince/Wolf — Stephen Steinheiser ’18
  • Steward/Narrator — Austin Winter ’18

“Into the Woods,” written by seven-time Tony-award winning composer Stephen Sondheim, reinvents beloved fairy tales to tell a new and captivating story. The show follows a handful of characters; The Baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wants to go to the ball; Jack, who wishes he could keep his beloved pet cow, Milky White; and Little Red Riding Hood, who wants to deliver bread and sweets to her ailing grandmother. The Baker and his wife are visited by the Witch who lives next door. She reveals to them that she has placed a curse on their family,which they must reverse the curse in order to have their child. Set upon their respective tasks, each character heads into the woods to achieve their goals and find their happily ever afters. Winning such awards as the Tony for “Best Original Score” and “Best Book of a Musical,” and the Drama Desk award for “Outstanding Musical,” “Into the Woods” is a spell-binding story full of heart and determination that is sure to enchant audiences from overture to final curtain.

Tickets prices:
Adults $14
Seniors (55+) $10
Students* $8

Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased online 24/7 or phone/in-person Tuesday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m. The box office will be closed from Monday, Dec. 18 to Tuesday, Jan. 9 for the holidays. Carthage student and faculty/staff must present their Carthage ID cards and tickets are only available in-person at the Fine Arts Box office. For details about complimentary tickets, please visit carthage.edu/box-office. Be sure to like us on Facebook facebook.com/carthagefinearts for upcoming events and information about Fine Arts at Carthage.