Opening Date

Oct 23, 1980

Closing Date

Sep 20, 1981

MusicalThrillerOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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

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; Assistant Co. Mgr: Toby Beckwith
Technical Director: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Arthur Masella; Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; Assistant Stage Mgr: Patrick O'Leary and Stephen G. Hults
Musical Supervisor: Paul Gemignani; Conducted by Jim Coleman; Assistant to Mr. Prince: Ruth Mitchell; Assistant to the Producers: Jerry Sirchia; Associate Conductor: Randolph Mauldin; Music Preparation Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller
Casting: Joanna Merlin; Press Consultant: Mary Bryant; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope
Sweeney Todd
Mrs. Lovett
Anthony Hope
Tobias Ragg
Johanna
Mrs. Lovett
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Judge Turpin
Pirelli
Beggar Woman
The Beadle
The Passerby
 
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Jonas Fogg
 
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The Birdseller
 
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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)
Company Manager: Alexander Holt
Production Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; Stage Manager: Patrick O'Leary; Assistant Stage Mgr: Peter J. Taylor and William Kirk
Dance Captain: William Kirk

Cast

Beggar Woman
Beggar Woman
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Swing: William Kirk
Understudies: Walter Charles (Judge Turpin) and Candace Rogers (Beggar Woman)
music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Act 1
Sung By
The Ballad of Sweeney Todd
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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)
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Engagement Dates

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City and State

Jun 24, 1981 - Sep 20, 1981
Los Angeles, CA
Mar 10, 1981 - May 10, 1981
San Francisco, CA
Feb 05, 1981 - Mar 08, 1981
Chicago, IL
Jan 06, 1981 - Feb 01, 1981
Boston, MA
Dec 02, 1980 - Jan 04, 1981
Philadelphia, PA
Oct 23, 1980 - Nov 29, 1980
Washington, DC