Opening Date
Sep 14, 1989
Closing Date
Feb 25, 1990
1st Preview
Aug 05, 1989
1st Preview
Aug 05, 1989


Circle in the Square Theatre
(Sep 14, 1989 - Feb 25, 1990)

The 19th Century. London. Fleet Street and environs.

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; Assistant Musical Dir.: Jan Rosenberg
Directed by Susan H. Schulman; Choreographed by Michael Lichtefeld; Originally directed on Broadway by Harold Prince; Assistant Director: Frank Lombardi
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; Assistant Scenic Design: Steven Perty, James Kronzer and Lawrence Edward Nussbaum; Assistant Costume Design: Barbara Beccio and Stephen L. Bornstein; Assistant Lighting Design: Steven Rust
Company Manager: Susan Elrod
Production Stage Manager: Perry Cline; Stage Manager: Trey Hunt; Production Manager: Wm. Hare
Barber chair and razors by Drew Miller
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; Logo Design by James Morgan; Casting, York Theatre Production: Robert Strickstein
Mrs. Lovett
Sweeney Todd
Judge Turpin
Beggar Woman
Jonas Fogg
Bird Seller
Tobias Ragg
The Beadle
Mrs. Mooney
Anthony Hope
Standby: David Chaney (Sweeney Todd), R. F. Daley (Sweeney Todd, Jonas Fogg, Bird Seller), Franc D'Ambrosio (Tobias Ragg, Anthony Hope, Pirelli), Tony Gilbert (Judge Turpin), Rebecca Judd (Beggar Woman), Ted Keegan (Anthony Hope), Carol Logan (Johanna, Dora), David E. Mallard (Tobias Ragg), Annie McGreevey (Mrs. Lovett, Beggar Woman), Bill Nabel (The Beadle), Sylvia Rhyne (Beggar Woman, Johanna) and David Vosburgh (The Beadle, Pirelli)

Circle in the Square Theatre (Sep 14, 1989 - Feb 25, 1990)

Production Stage Manager: Trey Hunt; Assistant Stage Mgr: Elisabeth Farwell
Assistant Conductor: Andrew Cooke; Keyboards: Sariva Goetz
Standby: Michael Brian (Tobias Ragg, Anthony Hope, Pirelli, Policeman), David Chaney (Judge Turpin), Franc D'Ambrosio (Policeman) and Rebecca Judd (Mrs. Lovett, Mrs. Mooney)
music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Act 1
Sung By
The Ballad of Sweeney Todd
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
Ah, Miss
Anthony Hope, Johanna and Beggar Woman
Anthony Hope
Pirelli's Miracle Elixir
Tobias Ragg, Sweeney Todd, Mrs. Lovett and Company
The Contest
Judge Turpin
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
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
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
The Judge's Return
Sweeney Todd and Judge Turpin
Final Scene

Tony Award®


Best Actor in a Musical

1990 Nominee
Bob Gunton

Best Actress in a Musical

1990 Nominee
Beth Fowler

Best Direction of a Musical

1990 Nominee
Directed by Susan H. Schulman

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1989 Nominee
Bob Gunton

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1989 Nominee
Beth Fowler

Outstanding Lighting Design

1989 Nominee
Lighting Design by Mary Jo Dondlinger

Outstanding Set Design

1989 Nominee
Scenic Design by James Morgan

Outstanding Revival


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