"Sweeney Todd" by Stephen Sondheim at Trafalgar Studios from 22 July 2004

"Sweeney Todd" by Stephen Sondheim at Trafalgar Studios from 22 July 2004

As Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd celebrates its 25th Anniversary, the Watermill Theatre production, transfers to the Trafalgar Studios, opening 27 July 2004, following previews from 22 July, and booking to 9 Oct 2004.

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The cast of nine actor-musicians comprises Paul Hegarty (Sweeney Todd), Karen Mann (Mrs Lovett), Michael Howcroft (Beadle), Rebecca Jackson (Beggar Woman), Stephanie Jacob (Pirelli), Rebecca Jenkins (Johanna), Sam Kenyon (Tobias) David Ricardo-Pearce (Anthony), Colin Wakefield (The Judge).

It is directed and designed by John Doyle, with arrangements and musical direction by Sarah Travis and lighting by Richard G Jones.

John Doyle's production of Sweeney Todd opened at the Watermill in February this year and has recently completed a national tour.

This musical thriller is set in darkest Victorian England and tells the infamous tale of Sweeney Todd - the demon barber of Fleet Street - who seeks revenge when a malicious Judge frames him, ravages his young wife and kidnaps his daughter Johanna. Together with Mrs Lovett - the enterprising proprietress of the pie shop downstairs - the pair form an innovative business partnership cooking up blood-curdling results.

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