Kim Crosby will play the Baker's Wife in the Springfield Little Theatre's INTO THE WOODS, which plays May 13-29 in Springfield, MO.
Crosby created the role of Cinderella in the 1987 INTO THE WOODS, first at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and then on Broadway. Cinderella's Prince was played by RoBert Westenberg, who Crosby later married.
Crosby's other significant theatre credits include Peter Pan, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Six Wives, Guys and Dolls, Philemon, Grover's Corners and Jerry's Girls.
Once Upon a Time, a Baker and his wife embarked on a quest to break a witch's spell. On their journey INTO THE WOODS they cross paths with Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Cinderella and a host of other hysterically flawed characters. The familiar fairytale faces must confront the fact that their happily ever after may not be as happy as they expected.
INTO THE WOODS, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim to a book by James Lapine, won three Tony awards for its Broadway run.
The Springfield production is directed by Beth Domann, choreographed by Chyrel Miller and Joey Williams and the Music Director is Aaron Smith.
The full cast are RoBert Reed, David DePriest, Ashley Smith, James Brandon Martin, Sandy Skoglund-Young, Patrick Schuster, Kim Crosby, Joanie Garner – DiPrizio, Elsa Scott, Paula Landry, Andy Bryan, Rebecca Thompson, Kylie Stack, Melanie Hoxworth, Michael Stone, Madeline Bowdon, Lloyd Holt, Chip Holderman, Derrick Jarvis, Ali Smith, Rachel Schmeling and Mary Kate Moore.