January 13th to February 22nd, 2015
Tickets go on sale on December 5th.
Created by James Ortiz
The Woodsman focuses on the story of Nick Chopper, a woodsman who falls for and promises marriage to a beautiful girl, who's under the guardianship of the powerful Wicked Witch of the East. In order to prevent the marriage the Witch performs a powerful spell that curses the woodsman's axe so that every time he swings it, he will lose a limb.
Determined not to be defeated, he replaces his lost parts with tin ones- and this cycle of violence and stubbornness continues until he is completely transformed into something literally heartless. Believing that love cannot exist without the organ responsible for it- the Tin Woodman pushes his love away only to rust alone in the forest.
WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING?
'A BEAUTIFULLY FULL-BODIED SENSORY EXPERIENCE!'
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'FRESH, INTERESTING AND AMBITIOUS - THE CAST OF NINE SHINES!'
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New York Post
'EXPERT, THRILLING, AND SUREFOOTED AS ANYTHING ON STAGE IN NEW YORK CITY THIS SEASON! VIVIDLY TOLD, VIVIDLY ACTED, VIVIDLY DIRECTED - ON THE HEAD OF A PIN SWEEPS US AWAY!'
'CAPTIVATING - THIS IS A PLAY TO PLACE ON YOUR "MUST SEE" LIST!'
Theatre Reviews Limited
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