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05/11/1987 "Into the Woods" opens on Broadway

Into The Woods opened on Broadway at the Martin Beck Theatre and closed in 1989 after 765 performances. The original production won the 1988 New York Drama Critics' Circle Award and the Drama Desk Award for Best Musical, and the original cast recording won a Grammy Award. The show was nominated for ten Tony Awards and won 3.


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