Into the Woods JR

Youth Mainstage | Spring 2024

Production Info

  • Dates:
    March 15 - 24
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Be careful what you wish for, as Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s cockeyed fairytale comes to life in this adaptation of their groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical.  Into the Woods JR. features all of your favorite characters — Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk) and the Witch — in this lyrically rich retelling of classic Brothers Grimm fables.

The musical centers on a baker and his wife, who wish to have a child; Cinderella, who wishes to attend the King’s festival; and Jack, who wishes his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse, and wind up changed forever.

With unforgettable roles, minimal dancing and no chorus, Into the Woods JR.showcases a medium-sized ensemble of talented singers and actors. The sophisticated score has been adapted to make it more accessible to young performers.


Auditions will be January 2nd and 3rd. Specific audition requirements are coming soon. Callbacks will be held on January 5th by invitation.

Please note: There is a $175 tuition to participate in this MainStage production. If the tuition would create a hardship for your family, please apply for a scholarship.

Casting Breakdown

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Audition Requirements:

Please prepare one of the following audition cuts from the show. While they do not have to be memorized, it is important the directors hear your ability to sing the style and complexity of Stephen Sondheim’s music. The accompaniment track will be provided for you at the audition.

“On the Steps of the Palace” (Soprano)
Practice Vocals    Accompaniment Track   Sheet Music

“Stay with Me” (Mezzo)
Practice Vocals    Accompaniment Track   Sheet Music

“I Know Things Now” (Mezzo)
Practice Vocals    Accompaniment Track   Sheet Music

“Hello Little Girl” (Alto/Tenor)
Practice Vocals    Accompaniment Track   Sheet Music

”Giants in the Sky” (Alto/Tenor)
Practice Vocals    Accompaniment Track   Sheet Music


Rehearsals will be Sundays from 1pm-4pm and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm – 8:30pm, starting in early January.

PERFORMANCES (March 15th – 24th)

Friday, March 15      | 7pm
Saturday, March 16 | 2pm
Sunday, March 17    | 2pm

School Day Performance
Thursday, March 21 | 9:30am

Friday, March 22      | 7pm
Saturday, March 23  | 2pm
Sunday, March 24    | 2pm


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