'Into the Woods' opens two-week run
Madras High School's production of "Into the Woods" opens at the Madras Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 25, with six performances in total.
April 25, 26 and 27, the show will run from 7-9 p.m. The shows on May 2, and May 3, also run from 7-9 p.m., followed by a matinee from 1-3 p.m. Saturday May 4, to end the show's two-week run.
Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Children under 5 years old get in free.
The cast includes female roles: Emily Plant as baker's wife, Mezzo; April Cunningham as Witch Mezzo or Sop; Allison Turek as Cinderella; Torri Pla as Little Red Riding Hood; Kaitlin Webb as Rapunzel; Delilah Shepard as Jack's mother; Aurora Strode as Cinderella's stepmother, Mezzo; Vanessa Young as Lucinda Mezzo; Gillian Ahern as Florinda Mezzo; Heather Horn as Cinderella's mother; Fawntana Arthur as Granny; Edith Herbert as Snow White; Madison McCool as Sleeping Beauty; and Aileen Herbert as Giant.
Male roles include: Nacho Ruiz as Baker; Olivia Johnson as Jack; Amanda Plant as Milky White; Vincent Boice as Cinderella's Prince; Jasper Smith as Rapunzel's Prince; Iysha Macy Torres as Wolf; Miguel Santellano as Mysterious Man; Julia Horn as the narrator; Gerry Hernandez as Cinderella's father; and Baltasar Estrada as steward to Prince Charming.
"Into the Woods" is a take on beloved fairy tales that combines storylines of "Cinderella," "Little Red Riding Hood," and "Jack and the Beanstalk," tied together with a story of a baker and his wife. The play is a musical with plenty of humor.