The Splendor of Sondheim at Barrington Stage

Theater: ‘Into the Woods’
The company of “Into the Woods” at The Boyd -Quinson Mainstage in Pittsfield. Photo by Stephen Sorokoff

Its creators are celebrated: Stephen Sondheim for the music and lyrics; James Lapine for the book; Jonathan Tunick for the spare and revealing orchestrations. Barrington Stage Company’s  production of “Into the Woods” is  gorgeous. The actors know what they are about. Some of them, like Mykal Kilgore, who plays the witch, know much more than that.

Still, there are flaws in this production, and, maybe, in every production of “Into the Woods.”

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