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Amy Adams In 'Into The Woods': Actress To Join Free 'Shakespeare In The Park' Plays

By MARK KENNEDY 04/ 3/12 12:59 PM ET AP

Amy Adams

NEW 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 Theatre to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Shakespeare in the Park series.

"Into the Woods" will begin previews on July 23 and continue for five weeks through Aug. 25. Tickets are free.

The other show is "As You Like It," directed by Daniel Sullivan with Lily Rabe as Rosalind.

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Online: http://www.shakespeareinthepark.org

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