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Into the Woods Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.4 Stars)

Number of reviews: 7



5.0 star rating Chuck V. from New York, New York


No lie. The human characters have been perfectly cast, all the way down to third spear-chucker on the left. Their performances of this beautiful piece will rend your heart. But Kennedy Kanagawa brings to life an ear-twitching, eye-blinking, milk-deficient, udderly adorable animal character without which the witch will fail in her quest. Who woulda thunk that this stand-up gal would be so crucial to the heart of the story? Do not miss this production - the seeing of it is a tale you will tell to your children.

5.0 star rating LG from New York, New York


A must see. Everyone is superb, and the cow - the best. A fitting tribute, honor, recognition of Sondheim.

5.0 star rating Dee Jenkins from Los Angeles


I had no doubt I would be mesmerized by this stellar cast but the big surprise is that I fell in love with the brilliance of James Ortiz’ puppet creations, especially Milky White. Initially marveling at the grace and dexterity with which Kennedy Kanagawa moves Milky, I soon realized that Kennedy WAS Milky White, a heartwarming achievement that endeared both the actor and the cow to all the audience.

5.0 star rating Anonymous from New York, New York


Fabulous SHOW! A must see 🥰❤️🎉🎊

5.0 star rating Molly from New York, NY


I missed this in NY and am glad I got to see it in Boston. The show is phenomenal - not a single weak link in the cast or performances. Agree that Milky White (and the giant's shoes, also the puppeteers) were exceptional, and also agree with another review that the set production is underwhelming--there are shows where it feels appropriate to go low key on the set and I'm not sure this is one of them--but it's fun to have the orchesetra on stage and it didn't take away from the performance. Loved it!

3.0 star rating Claudia from Arlington, va


Could have been so much more…the woods were barely visible—some tree trunks. Lighting could have been used…wasn’t it darker in the woods? They could have used more imaginative but portable sets…they barely had props. I thought it was a cheap production for the Opera House. Cow was the best part. Sound was very good.

3.0 star rating Ray Henson from Chicago, Illinois


Had seen and been in several solid productions of the show and took friends to this production to show them what a spectacular show it is. Frankly, I was embarrassed by the hype I had bestowed upon it and my guests wanted to leave at intermission. The performances were “fine”. No one was outstanding in my opinion. The first act was almost slapstick..perhaps to more vividly contrast the dark second act. There was no set (budget?)-just suggestive set pieces. No special effects-sorely missing from the witch-were there prop problems? The witch walking off stage for her transformation was ineffective the “mask” or whatever she wore on her face caused diction problems so that a large portion of the most clever lyrics were muffled and lost. Also trouble understanding Jack’s lyrics many times. The pace was good-swift and clean. In the end it felt like a low-budget “B” tour with actors playing solely for laughs. This is one of the weakest productions of ITW I’ve seen.


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