Cast Announced for The Pennington Player’s Limited Kelsey Theatre Run of ‘INTO THE WOODS’ – Opening January 2015

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The Pennington Players are excited to announce the cast for their limited Kelsey Theatre run of INTO THE WOODS, the popular fairytale musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine. The show is set to be directed and choreographed by Kyrus Keenan Westcott, with music direction by Mike Gilch.

INTO THE WOODS will star John Zimmerman (Sunday in the Park with George), Kara Wilson (Sex, Relationships, & Sometimes…Love), Bill Weir (The King & I), Jenna O’Neil (Hairspray), Christina Kosyla (Little Shop of Horrors), Ben Menahem (Hair), Mike Zweig (Jesus Christ Superstar), Misha Barker (Once Upon a Mattress), Karl Weigand (Legally Blonde), Jennifer Winn (Pirates of Penzance), Natalie Romeo (Bye Bye Birdie), Julie Stein (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Taylor Lloyd (Peter Pan: The Musical), Kyla Mostello Donnelly (The Merchant of Venice), Nicole Spadafino (Avenue Q), and Frank Ferrara (The Wedding Singer).


INTO THE WOODS begins performances inside The Kelsey Theatre (located on the campus of Mercer County Community College) on Friday, January 23, 2015, with a limited run through February 1, 2015.

Produced by Wayne Irons and Alan Naidoff and presented by The Pennington Players, INTO THE WOODS weaves everyone’s favorite fairy tales together, creating delightful, dark, and witty musical that asks: What happens AFTER happily ever after? With dazzling lyrics, sumptuous melodies, and a deliciously wicked plot, this astonishingly clever INTO THE WOODS will leave your entire family entertained.

Fresh from their critically acclaimed, Perry Award nominated, and Kelsey Award winning productions of BIG RIVER and MASTER CLASS, the historic and boundary pushing Pennington Players team up once again with The Kelsey Theatre to conjure this enchanting tale with whimsy, theatrical invention, a versatile cast, and an intimate orchestra.

INTO THE WOODS is currently part of the 2014-2015 mainstage season at The Kelsey Theatre. For ticket and detailed show information, visit the official Pennington Player’s INTO THE WOODS website. (Group tickets are also on sale via The Kelsey Theatre. CLICK HERE for group sale information.)

CLICK HERE to see who is playing who in The Pennington Player’s production of INTO THE WOODS.

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