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Sweeney Todd
a Musical Thriller
CATEGORY : COMEDY DRAMA MUSICAL
by Hugh Wheeler, with Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

COMPANY : Rosewater Theatre Company [WEBSITE]
VENUE : Rosewater Theatre [WEBSITE]
ID# 3556

SHOWING : September 11, 2009 - October 03, 2009

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

The rare instance of a musical thriller, chilling, suspenseful, heart pounding masterpiece of murderous barbarism and culinary crime tells the infamous tale of the unjustly exiled barber who returns to 19th century London seeking revenge against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. His thirst for blood soon expands to include his unfortunate customers, and the resourceful proprietress, Mrs. Lovett, soon has the people of London lining up in droves with her mysterious new meat pie recipe. Sophisticated, macabre, visceral and uncompromising, “Sweeney Todd” nevertheless has a great sense of fun, mixing intense drama with howlingly funny moments of dark humor: audiences find themselves laughing hysterically one moment and gasping in surprise the next. Rated PG-13 for violence & adult situations.


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