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Sweeney Todd   Tour   The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Opening Date: October 23, 1980    
Closing Date: September 20, 1981

Category: Musical, Thriller, Original, National Tour
Setting: The 19th Century. London. Fleet Street and environs.

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Produced by Richard Barr and Charles Woodward
Originally Produced on Broadway by Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson and Martin Richards
Book by Hugh Wheeler; Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Based on a version of "Sweeney Todd" by Christopher Bond; Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick
Directed by Harold Prince; Dance and Movement: Larry Fuller
Scenic Design by Eugene Lee; Costume Design by Franne Lee; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Wig Design by Lyn Quiyou; Make-Up Design by Barbara Kelly
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd., R. Tyler Gatchell, Jr. and Peter Neufeld; Company Manager: James G. Mennen
Technical Director: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Arthur Masella; Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein
Musical Supervisor: Paul Gemignani; Conducted by Jim Coleman; Associate Conductor: Randolph Mauldin
Casting: Joanna Merlin; Press Consultant: Mary Bryant; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope
George Hearn
Sweeney Todd
Angela Lansbury
Mrs. Lovett
Cris Groenendaal
Anthony Hope
Ken Jennings
Tobias Ragg
Betsy Joslyn
Denise Lor
Mrs. Lovett
Edmund Lyndeck
Judge Turpin
Sal Mistretta
Angelina Réaux
Beggar Woman
Calvin Remsberg
The Beadle
Walter Charles
The Passerby
Roy Gioconda
Skip Harris
Terry Iten
Michael Kalinyen
Jonas Fogg
Spain Logue
The Birdseller
Carolyn Marlow
Duane Morris
Patricia Parker
Meredith Rawlins
Stuart Redfield
Dee Etta Rowe
Carrie Solomon
Joseph Warner
Swings: Stephen G. Hults, James Edward Justiss and Cheryl Mae Stewart
Standby: Denise Lor (Mrs. Lovett)
Understudies: Walter Charles (Sweeney Todd), Roy Gioconda (Pirelli), Skip Harris (Tobias Ragg), Michael Kalinyen (The Beadle), Spain Logue (Anthony Hope), Carolyn Marlow (Beggar Woman), Carrie Solomon (Johanna) and Joseph Warner (Judge Turpin)
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 Barber and His Wife Sweeney Todd
The Worst Pies In London Mrs. Lovett
Poor Thing Mrs. Lovett
My Friends Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett
Green Finch and Linnet Bird Johanna
Ah, Miss Anthony Hope and Beggar Woman
Johanna Anthony Hope
Pirelli's Miracle Elixir Tobias Ragg, Sweeney Todd, Mrs. Lovett and Company
The Contest Pirelli
Wait Mrs. Lovett
Kiss Me Johanna and Anthony Hope
Ladies in Their Sensitivities The Beadle
Quartet Johanna, Anthony Hope, The Beadle and Judge Turpin
Pretty Women Sweeney Todd and Judge Turpin
Epiphany Sweeney Todd
A Little Priest Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett
ACT 2 Sung By
God, That's Good! Tobias Ragg, Mrs. Lovett, Sweeney Todd, Beggar Woman and Customers
Johanna (Reprise) Anthony Hope, Sweeney Todd, Johanna and Beggar Woman
By the Sea Mrs. Lovett
Not While I'm Around Tobias Ragg and Mrs. Lovett
City on Fire Lunatics, Johanna and Anthony Hope
Final Sequence Anthony Hope, Beggar Woman, Sweeney Todd, Judge Turpin, Mrs. Lovett, Johanna and Tobias Ragg
The Ballad of Sweeney Todd (Reprise) Company
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Jun 24, 1981 - Sep 20, 1981 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Los Angeles, CA
Mar 10, 1981 - May 10, 1981 Golden Gate Theatre San Francisco, CA
Feb 5, 1981 - Mar 8, 1981 Arie Crown Theater Chicago, IL
Jan 6, 1981 - Feb 1, 1981 Wang Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Dec 2, 1980 - Jan 4, 1981 Merriam Theater Philadelphia, PA
Oct 23, 1980 - Nov 29, 1980 Opera House (DC) Washington, DC