Into the Woods Cast announced

Published on 08 December 2022


Rockhampton Regional Council has announced the cast of its 2023 musical, Into the Woods.

Into the Woods is one of Stephen Sondheim’s most popular works. It comically intertwines the plots of several popular fairytales and explores the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. Is happy ever after really ‘happy ever after’? Be careful what you wish for!

Into the Woods will be brought to life by a strong ensemble cast, featuring well known local performers and new faces.

Featuring in the show are:

Amanda Hock as The Witch
Grant Wolf-King Whitfield as The Baker
Stephanie Hauser as The Baker’s Wife
Claire Janes as Cinderella
Brad Villiers as The Wolf
Jacob Goves as Cinderella’s Prince
Daniel Hair as Rapunzel’s Prince
Maddison McDonald as Little Red Riding Hood
Thomas Wakeman as Jack
Travis Hock as the  Narrator / Mysterious Man
Francesca Higgins as Rapunzel
Laura Sinclair as Granny
Karen Hassall as Cinderella’s Mother / Giant’s Wife
Emma Girle as  Jack’s Mother
Wesley Muir as The Steward
Hayley Jensen as Cinderella’s Stepmother
Cassidy Acutt as Florinda
Alicia Kyriazis as Lucinda
Ryan Cooke as Cinderella’s Father

Pat Lilleboe –Milky White puppeteer
Kate Lilleboe – Milky White puppeteer
Courtney Brown – Snow White and puppeteer
Claudia Heffer – Sleeping Beauty and puppeteer

Auditions were held over 26-28 November with more than 50 people taking part.

Directed by Joy Philippi, the Into the Woods cast will be accompanied by a live orchestra, conducted by Musical Director Jessica Dawes, with Vocal Director Jacinta Delalande.

Into the Woods will be performed at the Pilbeam Theatre for five performances from 17 to 25 March 2023. Tickets are on sale now from

Into the Woods is a Rockhampton Regional Council production, supported by the Friends of the Theatre and CQ Today.