Fairy tale actress Amy Adams sticks to the genre, to star with CinderellaNEW YORK - Amy Adams, who played a princess in the film “Enchanted,” will be returning to fairy tales this summer, starring opposite Cinderella and a witch.
The Public Theater said Tuesday that the three-time Academy Award-nominated actress will play the baker’s wife in its production of Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s “Into the Woods.”
The musical is one of two shows the Public will present in Central Park’s Delacorte Theater to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of its free “Shakespeare in the Park” series.
“Into the Woods’’ will begin previews on July 23 and continue through Aug. 25. Adams’ films include “The Fighter,” “Doubt’’ and “Junebug.”
The other show is Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” with Lily Rabe as Rosalind.
The play will begin previews on June 5 and continue through June 30.