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Redwood Falls Gazette - Redwood Falls - MN
  • RAT to perform ‘Into the Woods’ this summer

  • Redwood Area Theatre (RAT) has announced it is going to be performing “Into The Woods” this summer. Show dates are July 18-19 and July 25-26 all at 7 p.m. and July 27 at 2 p.m.
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  • Redwood Area Theatre (RAT) has announced it is going to be performing “Into The Woods” this summer. Show dates are July 18-19 and July 25-26 all at 7 p.m. and July 27 at 2 p.m.
    All performances are at the Estebo Performing Arts Center in the Redwood Valley Middle School/High School in Redwood Falls.
    Auditions are going to be in mid-May. Audition times and dates are going be announced at a later date.
    Directors for “Into the Woods” are as follows:
    • Artistic director – Josh Johnson
    • Vocal director – Erica Pope
    • Pit orchestra director – Joanna Richards
    • Production manager – Steve Collins
    • Costume designer – Karen Boots
    • Light technician – Adam Olson
    • Set designer – Kate Kanne
    This musical is a combination of four favorite fairy tales;  “Cinderella,” “Jack and the Bean Stalk,”  “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Rapunzel.”   
    The musical is tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family.  
    The story is an interaction with a witch and her curse upon them.
    A childless baker and his wife cannot have a child until they follow the bidding of the witch next door to get a cow as white as milk, the cape as red as blood, the hair as yellow as corn and the slipper as pure as gold.
    It’s a good thing, then that they’ve got neighbors named Jack, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Cinderella to help them before (and after) Happily Ever After.
    RAT is excited to begin preparing for this  production.
    For more information visit RAT at www.redwoodareatheatre.org or “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com /RedwoodAreaTheater.
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