The spellbinding fairytale will run for two months at the renowned D.C. theater.
Put on your cloak and grab your magical beans -- Into the Woods is dashing through Ford's Theatre! The hit fantasy musical scored by the incomparable Stephen Sondheim will premiere at Ford's Theatre in D.C. this Friday.
The tale centers around a baker and his wife who, desperate for their own child, must stop a witch's curse if they are to get their wish. At the helm of this version is director Peter Flynn, with Evan Casey starring as the baker and Awa Sal Secka as the baker's wife. Check out some behind-the-scenes footage of the cast, costumes, and more.
Costume sketch by Wade Laboissonniere, courtesy of Ford's Theatre
WHEN: March 8-May 22, 2019 | Times may vary
WHERE: Ford's Theatre | 511 10th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20004
TICKETS: $27-$81, which can be purchased through the theatre's website or at their box office (open 8 a.m.–5 p.m.).
The Tony Award-winning show will debut Friday, March 8, with their Free First Preview. Though tickets seem to be currently unavailable, there is still time to enter for lottery tickets! Through Ford's Theatre and TodayTix, those interested can enter for a set of up to two free tickets. No purchase is necessary, and the drawing is completely random. You can enter here.
Set Rendering by Milagros Ponce de Leon, courtesy of Ford's Theatre
Are you a senior citizen or a public school teacher in D.C.? Ford's Theatre makes accessibility to their shows a top priority and offers a variety of discounts for those who qualify. Check out their discounts here before you plan your visit.
Ford's Theatre is also easily accessible through public transportation. The building is located in downtown D.C. in close proximity to Metro Center and the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro stop. If you plan on driving, there's a parking garage located beside the theater along with an elevator that will take you to their main lobby. Looking for a pre-show snack? The theatre has provided a guide to nearby dining with choices ranging from quick grab n' go meals to fancier sit-down options.
Full view of the building, courtesy of Ford's Theatre
Into the Woods premieres Friday, March 8, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.
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