Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Sondheim's Witch: Bernadette, Meryl, and -- Jillian

Congratulations to Jillian!
She has been cast in the Bonn International School production
                of Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods," slated for next fall.
The role originated on Broadway with Bernadette Peters

and Meryl Streep starred in the movie.

In an article published in 2012, Peters urges future witches to "feel the passion!"

“[The Witch] is intense, so I think it should be an actress who can be intense,” Peters told“I think she has great passion because she’s very passionate about her daughter and passionate about the last midnight,” the actress added. “So I think [the right choice] is somebody who can have a lot of passion.”

Jillian, this is your chance:

Now you can unleash the passion!

Katie as Cinderella!

It is so exciting that Katie has been cast as Cinderella in the Bonn International School Production of Into the Woods!

Kim Crosby originated that role on Broadway, after three years of understudying in Guys and Dolls!

In the Broadway production, Cinderella is the second character to appear, after the narrator, and in Act I she sings "A Very Nice Prince" with the Bakers Wife and "On the Steps of the Palace" as a solo. In Act II she has two songs: "Your Fault" with Jack, Baker, Witch, and Little Red Ridinghood," and "No One Is Alone" with Jack, Baker, and Little Red Ridinghood, plus the finale -- which will be led by the WITCH, none other than her sister, Jillian Taylor Fox!

Katie, we hope you have just the most marvelous fun as you learn your role and rehearse for Into the Woods! We'll sing along with you at home!
Love, Grandaddy and Gramma Fox