* ColbertBump: ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' alluding to "Putting it Together" in "Art of the Dress" generated some renewed interest of the musical among a select population.
* FakeNationality: Guaranteed: the first act is set entirely in France with French characters (with two Americans and two Germans in the company), and the second act is set in America, with American characters.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The portrayal of the art world in the second act, and George's laser-themed artwork, date the show firmly in TheEighties.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: [[http://deadline.com/2015/01/james-lapine-interview-into-the-woods-stephen-sondheim-1201343652/ James Lapine voiced an interest in doing a film adaptation but it was rejected by the studio.]]