Evens, Kyle, Scanlon, Jackson, Scott and More Set for Twin Tiers Into the Woods

News   Evens, Kyle, Scanlon, Jackson, Scott and More Set for Twin Tiers Into the Woods
 
Leo Ash Evens, who played the Emcee in the Theatre Under the Stars staging of Cabaret and Tulsa in the Ravinia Festival's Gypsy, will play the role of Jack in the Twin Tiers Theatre Festival's upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods.

Leo Ash Evens
Leo Ash Evens

Performance dates at the Olean, NY, venue are July 29-31 and Aug. 1, 7 and 8; show time each night is 7 PM.

The cast will also feature Stacey Bone as Florinda, Oliver Burns as The Steward, D. B. Busam as Stepmother, Marianne Ferrari as Jack's Mother, Mckenzie Forrest as Snow White, Amy Jackson as The Baker's Wife, Shane Jacobsen as The Baker, Patrick Kuzara as Cinderella's Prince, Kenneth Kyle as The Wolf, Dana Oakes as Mysterious Man, Maurya Scanlon as Cinderella, Hannah Scott as Little Red, Richard Sharrah as Rapunzel's Prince, Abigail Sparrow as Rapunzel and Emily Verla as Lucinda.

With book and direction by James Lapine and a score by Stephen Sondheim, Into the Woods originally opened at Broadway's Martin Beck Theatre on Nov. 5, 1987, playing 765 performances before closing Sept. 3, 1989. The original Broadway company boasted Bernadette Peters, Chip Zien, Robert Westenberg, Joanna Gleason, Tom Aldredge, Barbara Bryne, Kim Crosby, Chuck Wagner and Ben Wright. The musical won Tonys for Best Book, Best Score and Best Actress in a Musical (Gleason). The 2002 revival — starring Vanessa Williams, Laura Benanti, Stephen DeRosa, Gregg Edelman, Kerry O'Malley and Christopher Sieber — played 18 previews and 279 regular performances at the Broadhurst Theatre.

The Sondheim score features such tunes as "Agony," "On the Steps of the Palace," "Children Will Listen," "Giants in the Sky," "No One Is Alone" and the title tune.

For more information visit www.twintierstheater.org or call Ovation Tix at (866) 811-4111.

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