Questions and answers

What character destroys the kingdom in Into the Woods?

What character destroys the kingdom in Into the Woods?

Second Pinch Point: At Cinderella and Prince Charming’s wedding, everything starts to go wrong when the Giantess attacks and destroys the kingdom.

Which character has the most lines in Into the Woods?

The Baker
The Baker (70 Lines) Must Sing Well: Several Songs – Audition songs include: #25 It Takes Two, #15 Baker’s Reprise This is the largest male role. The character of the Baker changes the most as a result of his journey through the woods.

Who was the only totally honest character in Into the Woods?

The witch is portrayed as an eccentric character who makes bad choices, but she’s hurt from the wrong done to her by others. “She’s insecure, obsessive, and ultimately the most honest character in the show,” Marlatt says. “I like to think of her as a semimoral compass. She just goes about everything the wrong way.”

Who are the leads in Into the Woods?


  • Meryl Streep as The Witch.
  • Emily Blunt as The Baker’s Wife.
  • James Corden as The Baker.
  • Anna Kendrick as Cinderella.
  • Chris Pine as Cinderella’s Prince.
  • Tracey Ullman as Jack’s Mother.
  • Christine Baranski as Cinderella’s Stepmother.
  • Johnny Depp as The Big Bad Wolf.

What happens that sends characters fleeing back Into the Woods?

In act 2, a forgotten magic bean gives the wife of the giant Jack killed the means to get back down into the kingdom to seek revenge. While she searches for Jack, she destroys the homes of the main characters, sending them back into the woods.

Who is the lead female in Into the Woods?

Casting history

Role Broadway First National Tour
1987 1988
The Witch Bernadette Peters Cleo Laine
The Baker Chip Zien Ray Gill
The Baker’s Wife Joanna Gleason Mary Gordon Murray

Is there an Into the Woods 2?

Into the Woods 2 is an upcoming movie that’s currently in development. The movie is expected to come out December 3rd, 2016.

Who is Baker’s sister?

Hosted by bakers and real-life sisters, Rachel Smith and Jean Parker, The Baker Sisters takes viewers on a guilt-free road trip to see how sensational ooey gooey sweets are made. In every episode, The Baker Sisters visit three locations to sample the treats the bakery, restaurant or deli is famous for.

Why did James Lapine write into the woods?

James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim were drawn by the true morals of the main characters of these stories. They aimed to make the first act about each character’s individual quest, and the second act about the consequences of their actions and coming together as a community.