Into the Woods: Stephen Sondheim is a critically-acclaimed musical from creators Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. The musical premiered in 1986 when it ran for fifty performances at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego, before moving to Broadway where it enjoyed a two-year run at the Martin Beck Theater. The story retells several much-loved fairy tales, including Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Cinderella, but offers a closer look at the stories and characters and the consequences of their actions. This film captures one of the show's early performances, featuring Bernadette Peters as the Witch, Tom Aldredge as the Narrator, Chip Zien as the Baker, and Joanna Gleason as the Baker's Wife. The show received three Tony Awards for its achievements, for Best Score, Best Book, and Best Revival. Into the Woods is a funny and exciting musical, full of engaging storytelling and top-notch music.