Maquette for Into the Woods

Maker and role
Artist: Tony Straiges, American, born 1942
ca. 1987

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Painted board and paper, with found objects
20 x 33 x 23in (50.8 x 83.8 x 58.4cm)
Credit line
Gift of Robert L. B. Tobin
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Theatre production information
Musical with book by James Lapine and lyrics and music by Stephen Sondheim. Produced at the Martin Beck Theatre, New York, 1987.
Further information
Into the Woods revisited fairytales, exploring their deeper meanings with adult wisdom and humor. Cinderella discovered her ball gown, and truths about wishes, in the magical tree on her mother's grave. Rapunzel's tower rose miraculously, telescoping 15 feet up from beneath the stage, to put the blond beauty out of reach of her many suitors and witch of a mother.


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