National Youth Music Theatre presents

Into The Woods

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine
9 - 11 AUG 2024

Ticket Prices:
£35 | £28 Concessions | £110 Family Ticket* | £72 Season Pass**


As champions of Stephen Sondheim’s work, NYMT are excited to present INTO THE WOODS, his collaboration with James Lapine: an innovative and intricate retelling of well known storybook characters. This thought-provoking allegory is relevant for audiences of all ages through the ages, and is widely regarded as a modern classic.

The Tony Award-winning book and score are enchanting in their poignancy, touching on the universal themes of family and friendship; love and loyalty; belonging and betrayal.

Originally directed on Broadway by James Lapine.
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick.

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International. All authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI


Theatre: Main Space

Fri – Sat: 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Sun: 1pm

Running Time: 150 mins (TBC) including interval

No re-entry.

We strongly advise that you arrive early and take your seats in advance of the start time as there is a no latecomers policy.

This production may contain flashing lights and loud noises. Please reach out to the box office team if you have any concerns.

The Company

Jake Smith
Denni Sayers
Nick Chave
musical director
Libby Todd
Aaron Dootson
Josh Robins

Book Tickets

Into The Woods

at Venue: Elephant SE11

*NYMT Family Ticket: £110 for four people to attend one performance where at least one ticket-holder is Under 16. Discount will apply automatically at checkout. Not valid for Saturday night.

**NYMT Season Pass: £72 for one ticket to each show (Into The Woods, Catastrophe Bay, Our House) when booked at the same time. Discount will apply automatically at checkout.

Group Booking

Southwark Playhouse has a group booking rate of one free ticket in every 10 booked at the same time, and this discount may be combined with applicable concessions (i.e. student rate) where available. These can be booked by contacting the box office either by phoning us at 020 7407 0234, or filling in the below form.

Tickets may be reserved for two weeks without payment, and we can send an invoice which can be settled via a card payment, bank transfer, or cheque.

Once an enquiry form has been submitted the box office team will be in touch to confirm and invoice within 1-2 working days. If you have any questions please contact

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1 Dante Place
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Tuesday 1pm to 11pm
Wednesday 5.30pm to 11pm
Thursday 5.30pm to 11pm
Friday 5.30pm to 11pm
Saturday 1pm to 11pm
Sundays 5pm to 11pm if we have a show on.


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