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Sweeney Todd    The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Circle in the Square Theatre, (9/14/1989 - 2/25/1990)
First Preview: Aug 05, 1989 Total Previews: 47
Opening Date: Sep 14, 1989    
Closing Date: Feb 25, 1990 Total Performances: 188

Category: Musical, Thriller, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The 19th Century. London. Fleet Street and environs.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Producing Director)
Produced Off-Off Broadway by The York Theatre Company (Janet Hayes Walker, Producing Director); Originally produced on Broadway by Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson and Martin Richards; Originally produced on Broadway in association with Dean Manos and Judy Manos
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by Hugh Wheeler; Book adapted by Christopher Bond; Music Direction and Design: David Krane
Directed by Susan H. Schulman; Choreographed by Michael Lichtefeld; Originally directed on Broadway by Harold Prince
Scenic Design by James Morgan; Costume Design by Beba Shamash; Lighting Design by Mary Jo Dondlinger; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Additional wigs designed by Linda Rice
Company Manager: Susan Elrod
Production Stage Manager: Perry Cline; Stage Manager: Trey Hunt; Production Manager: Wm. Hare
Keyboards Andrew Cooke and Steve Marzullo
Circle in the Square Senior Press Agent: Merle Debuskey; Circle in the Square Press Representative: Leo Stern; Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Advertising: The Golden Group
Beth Fowler
Mrs. Lovett
Bob Gunton
Sweeney Todd
David Barron
Judge Turpin
SuEllen Estey
Beggar Woman
Tony Gilbert
Jonas Fogg
Ted Keegan
Bird Seller
Gretchen Kingsley
Eddie Korbich
Tobias Ragg
David E. Mallard
Michael McCarty
The Beadle
Bill Nabel
Mary Phillips
Mrs. Mooney
Sylvia Rhyne
Jim Walton
Anthony Hope
Standby: David Chaney (Sweeney Todd), R. F. Daley (Bird Seller, Jonas Fogg, Sweeney Todd), Franc D'Ambrosio (Anthony Hope, Pirelli, Tobias Ragg), Tony Gilbert (Judge Turpin), Rebecca Judd (Beggar Woman), Ted Keegan (Anthony Hope), Carol Logan (Dora, Johanna), David E. Mallard (Tobias Ragg), Annie McGreevey (Beggar Woman, Mrs. Lovett), Bill Nabel (The Beadle), Sylvia Rhyne (Beggar Woman, Johanna) and David Vosburgh (Pirelli, The Beadle)
Tony Award®
1990 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Bob Gunton
1990 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Beth Fowler
1990 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Susan H. Schulman
1990 Best Revival [nominee]
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Producing Director)
Drama Desk Award
1989 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Bob Gunton
1989 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Beth Fowler
1989 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Mary Jo Dondlinger
1989 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by James Morgan
1989 Outstanding Revival [nominee]
Produced Off-Off Broadway by The York Theatre Company (Janet Hayes Walker, Producing Director)
music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1 Sung By
The Ballad of Sweeney Todd Company
No Place Like London Anthony Hope, Sweeney Todd and Beggar Woman
The Worst Pies In London Mrs. Lovett
Poor Thing Mrs. Lovett and Company
My Friends Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett
Green Finch and Linnet Bird Johanna
Ah, Miss Anthony Hope, Johanna and Beggar Woman
Johanna Anthony Hope
Pirelli's Miracle Elixir Tobias Ragg, Sweeney Todd, Mrs. Lovett and Company
The Contest Pirelli
Johanna Judge Turpin
Wait Mrs. Lovett and Beggar Woman
Kiss Me Johanna and Anthony Hope
Ladies in Their Sensitivities The Beadle and Judge Turpin
Pretty Women Judge Turpin and Sweeney Todd
Epiphany Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett
A Little Priest Mrs. Lovett and Sweeney Todd
ACT 2 Sung By
God, That's Good! Tobias Ragg, Mrs. Lovett, Sweeney Todd, Beggar Woman and Company
Johanna Anthony Hope, Sweeney Todd, Johanna and Beggar Woman
By the Sea Mrs. Lovett and Sweeney Todd
Wigmaker Sequence Sweeney Todd, Anthony Hope and Quintet
Not While I'm Around Tobias Ragg and Mrs. Lovett
Parlour Songs The Beadle, Mrs. Lovett and Tobias Ragg
City on Fire Company
The Judge's Return Sweeney Todd and Judge Turpin
Final Scene Company