Tony Winner Joaquina Kalukango to Play the Witch in ‘Into the Woods’ Broadway Revival: ‘So Excited’

Joaquina Kalukango is going Into the Forest.

The entertainer will assume control over the job of the Witch in the Broadway restoration of the fantasy bowing Stephen Sondheim melodic beginning Dec. 16, Individuals can only uncover.

She’ll join the cast through the remainder of the show’s run at the St. James Theater until Jan. 8.

“I’m so eager to join the Into the Forest family for the last a long time of this mysterious creation,” Kalukango says in a proclamation.

“The Witch is so perplexing. She’s startling, funny, somewhat masochist, energetic and severely legit.”

“It’s the best jungle gym for an entertainer to get to decipher the melodious virtuoso that is Sondheim.

How lucky am I that I get to play briefly in the forest?” adds Kalukango. “It’s a show for the whole family and I anticipate seeing everybody this Christmas season at the St. James!”

Kalukango won a Tony Grant recently for lead entertainer in a melodic for Heaven Square. She was recently named in 2020 for her presentation in Slave Play.

Bernadette Peters began the job of the Witch in the initial 1987 run, and Meryl Streep filled the role in the 2014 Disney big-screen transformation. The recovery is coordinated by Lear deBessonet with music heading by Ransack Berman with The Reprises! Symphony, and movement by Lorin Latarro. It’s committed to the memory of Sondheim, who died in November 2021.

The ongoing cast incorporates Patina Mill operator and Montego Glover sharing the job of the Witch, Stephanie J. Block as the Dough puncher’s Better half, Brian d’Arcy James as the Pastry specialist, Gavin Creel as the Wolf/Cinderella’s Sovereign, Andy Karl as Rapunzel’s Ruler before Joshua Henry returns (starting Nov. 25), Krysta Rodriguez as Cinderella before Denee Benton joins the organization (starting on Nov. 21), Katy Geraghty as Minimal Red Ridinghood, Jim Stanek as the Steward, Ann Harada as Jack’s Mom, Cole Thompson as Jack, and Alysia Velez as Rapunzel.

Moreover, Ta’Nika Gibson, Annie Brilliant, Albert Guerzon, Brooke Ishibashi, Kennedy Kanagawa, David Patrick Kelly, Nancy Opel, Delphi Borich, Felicia Curry, Jason Forbach, Alex Joseph Grayson, Cameron Johnson, Paul Kreppel, Mary Kate Moore, Diane Phelan, Sam Simahk and Lucia Spina will go on with the creation. Into the Forest tickets are presently accessible.