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Star Power and Some Winning Performances Draw Us, Again, Into Sondheim’s ‘Woods’

The director is Lear de Bessonet, whose whimsical, insightful interpretations of Shakespeare and musical theater favorites alike have been duly praised in recent years.

Neil Patrick Harris, Sara Bareilles, and Heather Headley in ‘Into the Woods.’ Joan Marcus

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ELYSA GARDNER

Ms. Gardner has written about theater and music for The New York Times, The Village Voice, Town & Country, Time Out New York, Entertainment Weekly and other publications. She is a board member of the Drama Desk and has served on the jury for the Pulitzer Prize for drama twice, most recently as chair.

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