The beloved Sondheim musical is being adapted for film by Disney, but not even the composer’s recent statement praising the film is calming the frayed nerves of the faithful. WARNING: Major spoilers for Into the Woods, both the musical and the film adaptation.
Before you try to get those lyrics right, find out which Sondheim character you’re meant to be.
I am nothing — you are wind and water and sky, Sondheim.
This relationship is about to get shipped, isn’t it?
Theater geeks everywhere should start freaking out in 3, 2, 1.
OK maybe this won’t be a horrible disaster for fans of the musical. Warning: Plot spoilers ahead!
Stephen Sondheim’s fairy tale mash-up musical is finally getting the big-screen treatment. Here’s a guide to the familiar characters, and how they differ in Into the Woods. WARNING: If you’re trying to avoid spoilers, do not watch the clips from the stage production, as they reveal key plot details.
In honor of Stephen Sondheim’s birthday, here are some of his greatest songs. But really, the list goes on forever.