Roy-Hart bringing Into the Woods to stage in a return to theater at high school

Posted 15 March 2022 at 8:35 am

Photo courtesy of Roy-Hart Music Department: Some of the cast members from Roy-Hart’s production of Into the Woods include, bottom row, from left: Lorna Becker (Jack’s Mother), Rio Wood (Little Red Riding Hood), Guinevere Fuller (Milky White) and Ryan Hiller (Jack). Back row: Alex Murray (Cinderella’s Prince), Ella Seib (Cinderella), Emmaline Verratti (The Baker’s Wife), Nik Gutierrez (The Baker), Abigail Murphy (The Witch) and Miles Clarke (Narrator/Mysterious Man).

Press Release, Roy-Hart Music Department

MIDDLEPORT – Royalton-Hartland Central School is excited to bring live theater back to the schools, with their production of Into the Woods.

The musical – music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine – weaves together several Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Characters, such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk end up together after meeting up with a baker and his wife who are on a quest to lift a family curse cast upon them by a witch. This show will take you through a range of emotion as you connect with the characters and their plights.

Kathy Bleiler-Dick, the director, is proud to announce the cast of the show: Narrator/Mysterious Man – Miles Clarke, The Baker – Nik Gutierrez, Cinderella – Ella Seib, The Baker’s Wife – Emmaline Verratti, Jack – Ryan Hiller, The Witch – Abigail Murphy, Jack’s Mother – Lorna Becker, Cinderella’s Stepmother – Alyson Berner, Lucinda – Chelsie Gutierrez, Florinda – Brooke Livergood, Rapunzel – Crystalina Baumer, Cinderella’s Prince – Alex Murray, Rapunzel’s Prince – Jacob Hagen, Wolf – Adyn Migliore, Steward – Jayden Colletta, Giant – Cassidy Ohol, Granny – Gabriella Smith, Cinderella’s Mother – Abigail Pratt, and Milky White – Gwynivere Fuller. Villagers: Shianne Beauman, Chelsea Froman, Zamora Garcia-Cacique, John Guilfoyle, Allison Hale, Hailey Pasnik, Kortney Schwartz, Victoria Silsby and Alexis Summers.

Pit Orchestra conductor Gerald Bacon is also proud to announce the orchestra members: Haven Shin, Hannah Aiken, Brandon Burgess Joshua Kennedy, Andrew Ossont, Bailey Brewer Calvin Fournier, Alexis Leonard, Alexander Ovitt, Kaitlyn Stockowiak, Deanna Bryant, Levi Gillings, Kenneth Leonard and Brooke Stevens

In addition, the tech crew are essential members to the production team. Colleen Burkett and Christopher Schauss are advisors and would like to acknowledge the excellent work of Aubrey Anderson, Kenize Baer, Alyssa Beauman, Allison Branch, Emily Clark, Evan Dudek, Wyatt Hashem, Hailey Pasnik, Melinda Schaus, Chris Seib, Andrew Waters and Ciara Wojciechowski.

Kathy Bleiler-Dick would also like to thank Hannah Dodge for her dedication and skill as the choreographer and the support of Carol Blumrick, the producer.

Into the Woods will be performed at Royalton Hartland High School (54 State Street, Middleport) on Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available presale and at the door. Presale tickets can be purchased by clicking here.