THE SCREENING ROOM: Into the Woods' Donna Murphy Sings on Stage and Screen (Video)

By Playbill Staff
July 27, 2012

Tony Award winner Donna Murphy, who originated the role of Fosca in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical Passion, is on familiar dramatic turf in the Shakespeare in the Park production of Into the Woods.



Sondheim and Lapine also collaborated on the fairytale musical that is receiving an al fresco staging at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Murphy takes on the role of the Witch, delivering such songs as "Stay With Me" and "Last Midnight."

Playbill.com has collected some of Murphy's stage and screen performances to celebrate her current role.

Murphy performs "Hit Me With a Hot Note and Watch Me Bounce" on the television series "What About Joan." Look closely, that's Tony-nominated Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven composer Scott Frankel at the piano.

Murphy performs "Lucky" from the album "Over the Moon."

 

"Could I Leave You?" from Follies as part of Sondheim! The Birthday Concert.

Murphy's Tony-winning performance in Passion. Here's "I Read."

Performing "Mother Knows Best" in the Stephen Schwartz-scored film musical "Tangled."

A tribute to Chita Rivera at the Kennedy Center Honors, singing the title song from Kiss of the Spider Woman.

Murphy and the cast of Wonderful Town perform on the Tony Awards.

Murphy and Lou Diamond Phillips perform from The King and I at the Tony Awards.

Highlights from Murphy's last Broadway outing, The People in the Picture.

 

Murphy and the cast of Passion perform on the Tony Awards.