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“It’s a tough role vocally,” Traci Kesisian says of the Witch. Belting out songs in an “old, ugly witch voice” while physically hunched over is difficult, not to mention the intense Sondheim score. Still, she says, she loves it. “She’s a strong, funny, sassy character—a dream to play, really.”

Super Summer Theatre opens its latest season with Sondheim favorite ‘Into the Woods’

May 16th, 2019

“It’s a tough role vocally,” Traci Kesisian says of the Witch. Belting out songs in an “old, ugly witch voice” while physically hunched over is difficult, not to mention the intense Sondheim score. Still, she says, she loves it. “She’s a strong, funny, sassy character—a dream to play, really.”

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