EXCLUSIVE! Watch Meryl Streep's "Stay With Me" in "Into the Woods" Behind-the-Scenes Featurette (Video)

News   EXCLUSIVE! Watch Meryl Streep's "Stay With Me" in "Into the Woods" Behind-the-Scenes Featurette (Video)
 
Playbill.com premieres an exclusive video clip of Meryl Streep's performance of "Stay With Me" from the eagerly anticipated film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods. Watch it here first.

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"Meryl Streep is so remarkable. She is able to find colors in lyric that I've rarely come across," Sondheim said in the Playbill.com exclusive video. "She would do a number of takes on the songs in the recording studio, and every take was different in some way."

Directed by Rob Marshall, the film cast includes Simon Russell Beale as the Baker's Father, Chris Pine as Cinderella's Prince, Billy Magnussen as Rapunzel's Prince, Christine Baranski as Stepmother, Annette Crosbie as Granny, Joanna Riding as Cinderella's Mother, Richard Glover as The Steward, Frances De La Tour as The Giant, Lucy Punch as Lucinda,Tammy Blanchard as Florinda, MacKenzie Mauzyas Rapunzel, Daniel Huttlestone as Jack, Lilla Crawford as Little Red Riding Hood, Johnny Depp as The Wolf, Tracey Ullman as Jack's Mother, James Corden as The Baker, Emily Blunt as The Baker's Wife, Meryl Streep as The Witch and Anna Kendrick as Cinderella.

Click here for the Playbill magazine story about the film's cut songs, plot changes and transition to the screen.

The film is scheduled to hit theatres Dec. 25. 

Click here for the history of Into the Woods, including how the production has changed from its premiere to the Disney film adaptation

Watch the clip below:

 

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