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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Fremont Centre Theatre

Dates

1/17/2020 - 2/2/2020

Theatre

Fremont Centre Theatre


1000 Fremont Ave.
South Pasadena,CA 91030

Tickets Info

$30. Except Jan. 17, $35 (includes reception)


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Set in the 19th Century, Sweeney Todd is the tale of a man determined to seek vengeance. Framed and imprisoned by a corrupt judge whom he believes responsible for the death of his beloved wife, Todd returns to London after being rescued by a sailor. The sailor, Anthony, falls for the judges beautiful ward, in reality Todds daughter Johanna. She is smitten with Anthony. But Johanna is the subject of Judge Turpins vile lust, and he keeps her confined, intent on marrying her himself. Todd, meanwhile, returns to his former profession of barbering, a means of pursuing his revenge wherein he can slit the throats of his enemies. Entering into a partnership with a new friend, the baker Mrs. Lovett, his victims become the stuffing of her enormously popular meat pies.How far can Todd and Lovett go in their bloody pursuits? Can Johanna escape the evil Turpin and find true love in the arms of her Anthony? Will the wicked pay for their crimes? Will love and goodness prevail? Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Hugh Wheeler. Based on a play by Christopher Bond. Directed by Mirai Booth-Ong. Music director: Daniel Koh. Presented by Young Stars Theatre.The cast includes Jack Bennett as Sweeney, Gloria Bennett as Mrs. Lovett, Eric Erberle as Anthony, Serenity Robb as Johanna and M. Hayward Scott as Turpin. Other actors in major roles include Jacob Dalton, Hudson Barone, Liz Kelly Barone, and Grant Garry. The ensemble includes Sophia Corral, Sorsha Khitkian, Roza Zemla, Miranda Miller, Jennifer Farley, Tamar Shani, Jonathan Weber, Corwin Daley, Gwyn Daley, Riley Barone, Alex Brown, Gregory Hardash, Jeffrey Sabino and Torrance Winder. Understudy: Ava Broneer

Ages: 12 to Adult.


News About Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Fremont Centre Theatre


SWEENEY TODD Comes to Fremont Centre Theatre
November 20, 2019

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is Broadway's hit musical based on London's urban legend with several stage adaptations dating as far back as 1847. Set in the 19th Century, Sweeney Todd is the tale of a man determined to seek vengeance. Framed and imprisoned by a corrupt judge whom he believes responsible for the death of his beloved wife, Todd returns to London after being rescued by a sailor. The sailor, Anthony, falls for the judge's beautiful ward, in reality Todd's daughter Johanna. She is smitten with Anthony. But Johanna is the subject of Judge Turpin's vile lust, and he keeps her confined, intent on marrying her himself.

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