By: James Ortiz
Directed by: James Ortiz and Claire Karpen
Instrumental Music by: Edward W. Hardy
With: Ben Bass, Devin Dunne Cannon, Will Gallacher, Edward W. hardy, Amanda A. Lederer, Aaron McDaniel, James Ortiz, Eliza Simpson, Meghan St. Thomas and Carol Uraneck
Nick Chopper is the woodcutter who is in love with Nimmee, slave-girl to the Wicked Witch of the East. Determined to prevent their marriage, the Witch places a powerful curse on Nick's axe so that it dismembers him whenever he swings it. But his undying love drives Nick to replace each of his lost parts with a tin one until he transforms completely into the Tin Woodsman.
Now, if he only had a heart...
Strangemen Theatre Company seeks to foster collaboration between diverse, multi-disciplinary artists, in order to provide an artistic home for up-and-coming creators. We strive for innovative and unexpected sources in our design, direction, and production, with the intent to honor what is truthful - one story at a time.
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"A beautifuly full-bodied sensory experience!" - TheaterMania
"A rustic fantasy! One of the most authentic presentations of Oz that I have sever seen! Infused with a sense of wonder that is only possible when imagination is added." - New York Theatre Review
"The Woodsman gives these darkly beautiful, haunting and heartbreaking stories new life with the aid of spectacular Bunraku puppetry and song."