Playbill Poll: Which Cast Member from the Original Into the Woods Should Appear in the Film? Readers Respond

By Playbill Staff
11 Aug 2013



Danielle Ferland

Steven Copp: Wouldn't it be cool to have Danielle Ferland appear as Little Red's mother? I know she doesn't actually appear in the show but why not add her to the film!

Ferland, who received a 1988 Theatre World Award and was nominated for a Drama Desk for her performance as Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods, played the Baker's Wife in the 2012 Westport Country Playhouse production of Into the Woods. Now all grown up, we think Ferland would fair well as one of the motherly figures in the musical, and we'd love to see her cross paths with the young Sophia Grace in her travels through the woods.

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