"The Woodsman" -- an origins story about the Tin Man from L. Frank Baum's "Oz" tales -- is to conclude its Off-Broadway run May 29, the show's producers announced Friday.

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The production is playing at New World Stages -- Stage 5 in Manhattan.

It began performances on Jan. 27 and officially opened on Feb. 8.

"We're extremely proud of this deeply heartfelt, theatrical retelling created by James Ortiz, Claire Karpen and the entire ensemble of Strangemen & Co. We look forward to sharing the heart of the Tin Man with new audiences, in an Oz never before seen on stage, as we explore future regional productions and international licensing opportunities for The Woodsman," producer Robb Nanus said in a statement, on behalf of the producing team, which includes Rachel Sussman, Ryan Bogner and Adam Silberman.

Directed by James Ortiz and Claire Karpen and written by James Ortiz with music composed by Edward W. Hardy and lyrics by Jen Loring,

"The Woodsman" also features life-size puppetry.

The human ensemble includes Benjamin Bass, Devin Dunne Cannon, Will Gallacher, Alex J. Gould, Amanda A. Lederer, Aaron McDaniel, Lauren Nordvig, James Oritz, Eliza Martin Simpson, Meghan St. Thomas and Sophia Zukoski.