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A Sondheim musical based on the 1973 play Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Christopher Bond.

Story: When the unjustly imprisoned Sweeney Todd returns to London, he vows revenge upon those who framed him. Joining forces with Mrs. Lovett he kills and she bakes his customers into her meat pies.

Cast and Creative Team

Composer and Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Librettist: Hugh Wheeler

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Uris Theatre
Opening Night: Mar 1, 1979
Total Performances: 557
Original Cast: Victor Garber, Len Cariou, Merle Louise, Angela Lansbury, Edmund Lyndeck, Jack Eric Williams, Sarah Rice, Ken Jennings, Joaquin Romaguera, Robert Ousley
Director: Harold Prince
Choreographer: Larry Fuller
Producer: Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson and Martin Richards
Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Orchestrations: Jonathan Tunick
Scenic Design: Eugene Lee
Costume Design: Franne Lee
Lighting Design: Ken Billington
Sound Design: Jack Mann

1989 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Circle in the Square
Opening Night: Sep 14, 1989
Total Performances: 188
Original Cast: Beth Fowler, Bob Gunton, David Barron, SuEllen Estey, Tony Gilbert, Ted Keegan, Gretchen Kingsley, Eddie Korbich, David E. Mallard, Michael McCarty, Bill Nabel, Mary Phillips, Sylvia Rhyne, Jim Walton
Director: Susan H. Schulman
Choreographer: Michael Lichtefeld
Producer: Circle in the Square
Musical Director: David Krane
Scenic Design: James Morgan
Costume Design: Beba Shamash
Lighting Design: Mary Jo Dondlinger

2005 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Eugene O'Neill Theatre
Opening Night: Nov 3, 2005
Total Performances: 349
Original Cast: Michael Cerveris, Patti LuPone, John Arbo, Donna Lynne Champlin, Diana DiMarzio, Manoel Felciano, Alexander Gemignani, Mark Jacoby, Benjamin Magnuson, Lauren Molina
Director: John Doyle
Producer: Thomas Viertel, Steven Baruch, Marc Routh, Richard Frankel, The Ambassador Theatre Group, Adam Kenwright and Tulchin/Bartner/Bagert
Orchestrations: Sarah Travis
Scenic and Costume Design: John Doyle
Lighting Design: Richard G. Jones
Sound Design: Dan Moses Schreier

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