A one-hour musical television special, “Encore!,” will premiere on ABC on Sunday, Dec. 10th (10:00/9C). Kristen Bell, reunites the cast of a high school musical and asks them to perform it again twenty years later. Each former student reprises their role from their original production of Stephen Sondheim and James LaPine’s Tony-winning musical, “Into the […]
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Although Disney’s Into The Woods is doing well in theaters, it was considered to be a risky move – taking a three-hour hit Broadway musical and turning it into a two-hour movie. Plus, there was the fact that Into The Woods is not the lightest exploration of fairy tales. On the plus side, director Rob Marshall was an old […]
Into The Woods takes four classic fairy tales – Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel – and looks at what happens after their happily ever after endings. There have been several films in recent memory that have tackled this idea, but when Into The Woods debuted, it was a radical […]
One of the highlights of Into The Woods is the moment that Cinderella (Anna Kendrick) realises that the Prince is pretty smart. Follow the jump to hear her sing On the Steps of the Palace. Into The Woods opens on Christmas Day.
Disney has released the poster for its adaptation of the James Lapine-Stephen Sondheim musical Into The Woods – and it’s certainly darker than I was expecting. I like it. Check it out after the jump. Into The Woods premieres on December 25th. INTO THE WOODS opens in theatres December 25, 2014!
When Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s dark Broadway take on fairytales, Into The Woods, was optioned by Disney, there was a lot of fear that it would wind up being Disnified – so much so that Sondheim had to go on record as saying that that just wasn’t so. Now the first teaser trailer for […]
Stephen Sondheim is the genius behind such Broadway musicals as Sweeny Todd and Sunday in the Park with George. His works have performed onstage by the likes of Ethel Merman, Bernadette Peters, Many Patinkin and Audra McDonald. On Monday, December 9th, HBO will present an extensive profile of Sondheim structured around six of his most […]