The musical, which is directed by Justin Fortunato, marks the inaugural production of DreamCatcher Theatre, a South Florida-based company led by the brother-sister team of Natalie and J.J. Caruncho. Performances are scheduled through Feb. 15 in Miami's Carnival Studio Theater with an official opening Jan. 23.
The company features Tituss Burgess as the Witch with J.J. Caruncho (Baker), Arielle Jacobs (Baker’s Wife), Annemarie Rosano (Cinderella), Magan Dee Yantko (Little Red Riding Hood), Bruno Vida (Jack), Laura Turnbull (Jack’s Mother), Laura Hodos (Step Mother), Cristina Flores’ (Florinda), Elaine Flores (Lucinda), Marina Pires (Rapunzel), Justin John Moniz (Cinderella’s Prince/Wolf), Matthew Janisse (Rapunzel’s Prince), Elizabeth Dimon (Granny/Giant), Jeni Hacker’s (Cinderella’s Mother), Oscar Cheda’s (Cinderella’s Father), Roland Rusinek’s (Steward), Wayne Legette (Narrator/Mysterious Man), Kelsey Flynn’s (Sleeping Beauty) and Annette Navarro (Snow White). Into the Woods, according to press notes, "takes place in the fairytale kingdom of the Brothers Grimm where, once upon a time, a baker (J.J. Caruncho) and his wife (Arielle Jacobs) were sent on a quest into the woods by a mysterious witch (Tituss Burgess). Thrust into a world of magic and adventure, they find their story intertwined with a group of legendary characters including Cinderella (Annemarie Rosano), Little Red Riding Hood (Magan Dee Yantko), and a certain young man named Jack (Bruno Vida) who happens to have some very magical beans." Here's a look at the South Florida production:
A First Look at The DreamCatcher Theatre's Production of Into the Woods, With Arielle Jacobs
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