Into the Woods

Special
Original
A childless baker and his wife endeavor to lift their family curse by journeying into the woods, where they encounter Rapunzel (and her witchly "mother"), Cinderella, Jack (of Beanstalk fame), Little Red Riding Hood and other classic fairy tale characters, and they all must learn the responsibility that comes with getting what you want.
  • Music: Stephen Sondheim
  • Book: James Lapine
  • Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1988 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1988 Outstanding Book of a Musical Winner
1988 Outstanding Costume Design Nominee
1988 Outstanding Director of a Musical Nominee
1988 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1988 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1988 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1988 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1988 Outstanding Lyrics Winner
1988 Outstanding Music Nominee
1988 Outstanding Musical Winner
1988 Outstanding Orchestrations Nominee
1988 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1988 Best Musical Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1988 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Winner
Theatre World
1988 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1988 Actress in a Musical Winner
1988 Book of a Musical Winner
1988 Choreography Nominee
1988 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1988 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1988 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1988 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1988 Musical Nominee
1988 Original Score Winner
1988 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Sep 3, 1989 14 $275,424.00 $0.00 $33,369.00 $31.06 $0.00 8867 1282 8 0 86.46% 14.31%
Aug 27, 1989 13 $242,055.00 $0.00 -$20,929.00 $32.71 $0.00 7400 1282 8 0 72.15% -7.35%
Aug 20, 1989 12 $262,984.00 $0.00 $15,849.00 $32.25 $0.00 8154 1282 8 0 79.50% 4.84%
Aug 13, 1989 11 $247,135.00 $0.00 $36,666.00 $32.28 $0.00 7657 1282 8 0 74.66% 10.28%