Tag Archives: Cinderella

INTO THE WOODS

“Into the woods without regret, The choice is made, the task is set…” Stephen Sondheim’s found mixed fortune at the movies. Half his score to A Funny Thing… vanished on the way to the forum. Few in Sweeney Todd (enjoyable though it is) could carry a tune, and Elizabeth Taylor flounders through A Little Night Music without any help. So Into the Woods — musically and dramatically — […]

10 Minutes Ago I Saw You

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella has been adapted three times for television (in 1957 with Julie Andrews, in 1965 with Lesley Ann Warren (my personal favorite of the three), and in 1997 with Brandy), yet this new musical on Broadway feels the freshest and most magical of the three adaptations. With a new book by Douglas […]