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Photo Coverage: Sweeney Todd Opening Night After Party

SWEENEY TODD opened on Thursday, November 3 and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the after-party at the Copacabana. Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Michael Cerveris lead a ten member cast in the Broadway production of SWEENEY TODD, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. SWEENEY TODD has music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler from an adaptation by Christopher Bond. The production is directed and designed by John Doyle, with music supervision and orchestrations by Sarah Travis. SWEENEY TODD opened at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre on Thursday, November 3.

Rounding out the ten member cast are: John Arbo (Jonas Fogg), Donna Lynne Champlin (Pirelli), Diana DiMarzio (Beggar Woman), Manoel Felciano (Tobias Ragg), Alexander Gemignani (The Beadle), Mark Jacoby (Judge Turpin), Benjamin Magnuson (Anthony Hope), Lauren Molina (Johanna). This production of SWEENEY TODD arrives on Broadway from a highly successful London engagement originally staged by the Watermill Theatre, which transferred first to the Trafalgar Studios in London in July 2004 to wide critical acclaim, then into the West End where it ran for a limited engagement closing on February 5, 2005.

The performance schedule during previews is: Monday - Saturday at 8pm, Wednesday & Saturday at 2pm. The performance schedule starting the week of November 7 is: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday - Saturday at 8pm, Wednesday & Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 2pm. Please note that there is no performance on Friday, November 4 and that a performance has been added on Sunday, November 6 at 2pm.


Alexander Gemignani (The Beadle)

Patti LuPone (Mrs. Lovett) with Husband Matt Johnston and son Josh

Richie Ridge (Broadway Beat) interviewing Patti LuPone

Lauren Molina (Johanna) and Patti LuPone

Patti LuPone and Michael Cerveris (Sweeney Todd)

Patti LuPone and Michael Cerveris

Michael Cerveris

Diana DiMarzio (Begger Woman)

Stephen Sondheim (Music and Lyrics)

Sarah Travis (Musical Supervisor/Orcherstrations)

Merwin Foard (Standby for Sweeney Todd, Judge Turpin) and wife Rebecca Baxter

Manoel Feliciano (Tobias)

Dorothy Stanley (Standby Mrs. Lovett, Pirelli)

Elisa Winter (Standby Johanna, Begger Woman)

Benjamin Eakeley (Standby Tobias, Anthony, The Beadle)

Mark Jacoby (Judge Turpin)

Donna Lynne Champlin (Pirelli)

Benjamin Magnuson (Anthony)


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