The Arcadia High School is putting on the winter musical of Into the Woods. Performances will be December 9th and 10th at 7 pm, as well as December 11th at 2 pm in the High School Auditorium. The musical is co-directed by Alonzo Genelin, Danielle Sipos, and Jaclyn Coenen.
Tickets will be on sale in the High School Office, $8 dollars for adults and $5 dollars for students and children. Tickets will go on sale Monday November 14th. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door.
“Be careful what you wish for” seems to be the ongoing theme in the Brothers Grimm inspired musical, Into the Woods. The story follows The Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to go to the King’s Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give some milk. When the Baker and his wife are visited by the neighborhood witch, who reveals to them that she placed a curse on their family, the two set off on a journey into the woods to reverse the curse. Also in the woods, we meet Little Red, who is trying to visit her grandmother, the Wolf who loves tasty little girls, the Witch’s daughter Rapunzel, and the Princes chasing after their loves. By the end of Act I, everyone has gotten their wish and will seemingly live happily ever after. But in Act II, when Jack’s beanstalk brings them a visit from an angry Giant, we see how the consequences of their actions haunt them in disastrous ways. The community must come together to save each other and their kingdom, but sacrifices must be made. The Baker is played by Simon Haines, Baker's Wife by Maria Braun, Cinderella by Tegan Michalak, Jack by Mario Lopez, and Little Red Riding Hood by Kanah Slaby.