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Prep School prepares for spring musical, Into the Woods

Georgia Military College Prep School is ready for a journey “Into the Woods” March 26-27 with its annual spring musical. The musical will culminate four months of rehearsal for a cast and crew of more than 40 students and volunteers. The production will be the highlight of many young artists’ and musicians’ educational career. Into the Woods with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine combines a series of well-known fairy tales including Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood and The Baker and His Wife. It first debuted in San Diego at the Old Globe Theatre in 1986, and premiered on Broadway in 1987. In the performance, a childless baker and his wife cannot have a child until they are able produce the necessary ingredients to reverse a curse. The witch next door explains to them that they need to geta cow as white as milk, a cape as red as blood, hair as yellow as corn, and a slipper as pure as gold to have their wish granted: a child. Fortunately, they have the assistance of Jack, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Cinderella before the Last Midnight, after which the curse cannot be reversed. The production will run for two nights March 26-27, 2010, beginning at 7:00 PM and a Saturday matinee’ at 2:00 PM in the Goldstein Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Georgia Military College. General admission is $10.00 and is $7.00 for Students and Senior Citizens. Tickets may be reserved and purchased: online at www.seatyourself.biz/gmc, calling the school at 478-387-4799, and at the door. MAJ Christopher D Graddick Director of Choral Activities Georgia Military College Prep School 201 East Greene Street Milledgeville, GA 31061