INTO THE WOODS

5th to 9th June 2018. Exmouth Pavilion Theatre

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Into The Woods

Exmouth Musical Theatre Company are delighted to announce that their summer 2018 production will be the fairly tale based musical 'Into The Woods', with music by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine.
 
Tickets are not yet available, but here is what Wikipedia says about the show...
Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. The musical intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales, exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. The main characters are taken from "Little Red Riding Hood", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Rapunzel", and "Cinderella", as well as several others. The musical is tied together by a story involving a childless baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family (the original beginning of The Grimm Brothers' Rapunzel), their interaction with a witch who has placed a curse on them, and their interaction with other storybook characters during their journey.
 
The musical debuted in San Diego at the Old Globe Theatre in 1986 and premiered on Broadway on November 5, 1987, where it won several Tony Awards, including Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress in a Musical (Joanna Gleason), in a year dominated by The Phantom of the Opera (1988). The musical has since been produced many times, with a 1988 US national tour, a 1990 West End production, a 1997 tenth anniversary concert, a 2002 Broadway revival, a 2010 London revival[1] and in 2012 as part of New York City's outdoor Shakespeare in the Park series.
 
A Disney film adaptation directed by Rob Marshall and starring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski and Johnny Depp was released in 2014. The film grossed over $213 million worldwide[2] and received three Academy Award nominations and three Golden Globe Award nominations
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About Exmouth Musical Theatre Company

  • Exmouth Musical Theatre Company have a long history of exciting and charismatic performances within the South West. Formerly known as 'Exmouth Amateur Operatic Society', EMCo pride themselves on being a fun-loving and friendly group, who enjoy the challenges and rewards of working together to the highest standards they can achieve.

  • EMCo work towards two large productions a year; typically a June musical and a November concert. They rehearse weekly throughout the year towards the next show. A lively social calendar is also important to the members, including nights out, a summer dinner-dance or cruise, Barbecues, Christmas Carol singing and various other events.

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Puttin On The Jazz

Show History Look at our recent productions in photos

    • 'Puttin On The Jazz'

      (Concert) November 2015
    • 'Witches of Eastwick'

      June 2015
    • 'Rhythm of Life'

      (Concert) November 2014
    • 'Guys and Dolls'

      June 2014
    • 'Little Shop of Horrors'

      November 2013
    • 'Our House'

      June 2013

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Meet The Cast: Jo Killoran

Meet The Cast: Jo Killoran


How did you prepare for your audition? I listened to the soundtrack over and over again, I also watched YouTube clips so that I could see how others had performed the role as well…

Meet The Cast: Craig Butler

Meet The Cast: Craig Butler


Our next principal in the firing line is Craig Butler who plays Agustin Magaldi - "who has the distinction of being the first man to be of use to Eva Duarte"

Meet The Cast: James Billington

Meet The Cast: James Billington


How did you prepare for your audition? I did some biographical research into Peron and watched different portrayals of the character, including Jonathan Pryce's version in the fil…

Meet The Cast: Frankie Parry

Meet The Cast: Frankie Parry


How did you prepare for your audition? I didn't know the show at all so I listened to the latest Broadway recording over and over again.  

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