close modal


Discover how the Tin Man Lost his heart

“CRITIC’S PICK! Evocative and haunting.”

— Time Out NY

“MARVELOUS! Overflows with vivid imagery and emotion.”

— NY Magazine

“An achingly beautiful play combining puppetry and music that purports to explain how the Tin Man, from the Land of Oz, lost his heart.”

— NBC New York

“Breathtaking! The moment you step through the door, enchantment envelops you. Abundantly beautiful!”

–The New York Times

“Exquisite effects!”

— Variety

“It has plenty of heart!”

— Hollywood Reporter

“Intoxicating! A theatrical force!”

— TheaterMania


Journey to an Oz you’ve never seen before in THE WOODSMAN, the one-of-a-kind show in the heart of Broadway sure to ignite your imagination through stunning theatrical magic. THE WOODSMAN tells the tale of the Tin Man, the woman he loved, and the witch that would stop at nothing to keep them apart. Strangemen and Co.’s critically acclaimed take on one of America’s original fairy tales is back after touching hearts in two sold out engagements.





Buy Tickets





New World Stages

340 West 50th Street, NYC



More Information

What is the running time?

THE WOODSMAN is 75 minutes long with no intermission.

What If I Want To Bring A Group To The Show?

Groups of 10 or more are eligible for a discount by contacting BroadwayGPS at (855) 203-9980 or CLICKING HERE to purchase.

Are There Any Age Restrictions?

THE WOODSMAN has thrilled people of all ages, but we would caution parents of children under the age of 8.

Are Rush Tickets Available For The Show?

A limited number of $30 same-day rush tickets for each performance will be available for purchase at the box office for those under 30 years of age starting two hours prior to curtain while supplies last. 30 under 30 rush tickets are limited to two per person. Valid ID required.

Advance Student Tickets

Student tickets for selected performances are available for purchase online in advance for members of TIX4STUDENTS by CLICKING HERE.




(Kalidah/Munchkin, u/s Nick Chopper)
Received his B.F.A. from SUNY Purchase. He can be seen in the recently released film James White starring Chris Abbott and Kid Cudi. Recent credits include The 13 Clocks (Guild Hall), The Woodsman (59E59), A Devil Inside (Purchase Performing Arts Center).

(u/s Nimmee, u/s Ma/Kalidah, u/s The Witch/Tinker, u/s The Witch/Munchkin, Associate Director)
Directing: Spot on the Wall (NYMF Next Link), Caulk (Top 200, HBO’s “Project Greenlight”). Acting: “30 Rock” (NBC), “Bunk” (IFC), “Smile for the Camera” (Web). With Strangemen & Co., Devin originated the characters of Gwen Post in On The Head of a Pin and Ma/Kalidah in The Woodsman at 59E59. B.F.A. New School University.

(Pa/Tinker, Movement Coordinator)

Comes from Rochester, NY, via SUNY Purchase Conservatory. Film/TV: Winter Rye (winner, Garden State Film Festival, dir. Victoria DeMartin), “A Crime to Remember” (Investigation Discovery). Theater: On the Head of a Pin (Strangemen & Co.), Twelfth Night (Libra Theater Co.), Henry V and The School for Husbands (NY Classical Theater), Associations of Hip (Overturn Theater Ensemble).

Alex is thrilled to be back with these strange people! Alex is an actor/fight director in NYC. Off-Broadway: The Woodsman (59E59). Other credits include Student Body, The Mysteries, a cautionary tail, Thomas Bradshaw’s Job, #serials@theflea (Flea Theater). Regional/international: Whaddabloodclot by Katori Hall (Williamstown), Edinburgh Fringe 2015. Readings/workshops: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, McCarter Theatre, Guild Hall, Jewish Plays Project. Edu. AMDA.

(The Witch/Tinker)
Off-Broadway: The Woodsman (59E59, Ars Nova), Shlemiel the First (TFANA). NY: St. Ann’s, NYMF, Gallery Players. Regional: The Divine Sister (Stageworks/Hudson); Make Sure It’s Me (BTF); Streetcar…, Uncle Vanya, Guys and Dolls (NHT, Indiana). Film: That Awkward Moment (Treehouse). B.A. Theatre, Catawba College. Associate Director of Strangemen & Co. Continuously inspired by the magic of Oz.

(u/s Pa/Tinker, u/s Tinker/Munchkin, u/s Kalidah/Munchkin, u/s Munchkin, Fight Director, Fight Captain)
has worked with Strangemen & Co. for years and is exhilarated to be in such a wonderful growing company. Credits include Love’s Labour’s Lost at Shakespeare Theatre of NJ, multiple national tours with Aquila Theater Company and fight choreographer positions including Newsies and Aladdin. Education: SUNY Purchase B.F.A.

is so grateful to return to Oz with her Strangemen family…there really is no place like home. Select Off-Broadway: The Woodsman (59E59); The Rivals, The Misanthrope (u/s, Pearl Theatre); Passion Play. Regional favorites: Venus in Fur, A Behanding in Spokane, Twelfth Night (Viola). Hippodrome State Theatre Company Member, Shakespeare Society Ambassador. B.F.A., University of Florida.

(Nick Chopper, Creator, Director, Set and Puppet Design)
is a NYC-based actor, director, writer and puppet designer, and co-artistic director of Strangemen & Co. Design/directorial credits (puppet or otherwise) include The Tempest (DC Shakespeare), SeaWife (Naked Angels), Mercury Fur (The New Group), King Lear (Delacorte Theater in Central Park), Ludic Proxy (Soho Rep), King Lear (Theatre for a New Audience), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (New Place Players), Miss Lilly Gets Boned (Studio 42), My Base and Scurvy Heart (Studio 42), An Intimate Evening with Typhoid Mary (Glass Bandits) and The Woodsman (Ars Nova, 59E59). Heart to Mom and Dad. This one’s for Lyman.

Off-Broadway: The Woodsman (59E59 Theaters). NY: The Mysteries (The Flea), Kapowi GoGo (The PIT, Time Out NY Critics Pick). Regional: A Christmas Carol (Indiana Repertory Theatre). Film: Ricki and the Flash, Rachel Getting Married, The Manchurian Candidate. Artistic Associate of Strangemen & Co. and founder of

A proud upstate New Yorker, Meghan has performed in several Off-Broadway venues such as 59E59 Theaters, Playwrights Horizons, Theatre Row and The New Ohio Theatre. She received her B.F.A. from SUNY Purchase Acting Conservatory and is the recipient of the Most Outstanding Actor Award.

(The Witch/Munchkin)
Off-Broadway: The Woodsman (59E59/Strangemen & Co.). NYC theatre: Home in Motion (WOW Cafe Theater/Electric Eye Ensemble). She would like to thank the cast and crew for their magic. Love to Mom, Dad, Zak, Maureen and Del. Sophia is a recent graduate of the B.F.A. Acting Program at SUNY Purchase.