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Flat Fairy Tales: Disney’s ‘Into the Woods’ Sucks All the Fun Out of the Fantastic Musical

Disney’s Into the Woods is utterly clueless and boring—an adaptation that renders a musical play into a dreary movie. Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s 1987 Broadway hit was a slightly sick, plucky wink at the audience—a look at the dark side of Grimm’s Fairy Tales. As captured in a 1991 broadcast of American Playhouse, the […]