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Sweeney Todd Production History

Sweeney Todd Show Information

Previews: February 06, 1979 (19 previews)
Opening:March 01, 1979
Closing:June 29, 1980
# Performances:557
Theatres: Uris Theatre (New York, NY)
2/6/1979 - 6/29/1980
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Version:Original Broadway Version
Show type Operetta
Other titles:
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (full title)

Other Productions of Sweeney Todd

1991   Regional (UK) Regional Revival
Regional (UK)
1987   New York Unknown
New York
1979   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1980   West End London Production
West End
1980   US Tour 1st National Tour
US Tour
1982   US Tour 2nd National Tour
US Tour
1982   Regional (UK) Regional Revival
Regional (UK)
1984   Regional (US) Houston Grand Opera Production
Regional (US)
1984   Off-Broadway New York City Opera Production
Off-Broadway
1984   Regional (US) Regional Revival
Regional (US)
1985   London Fringe London Revival
London Fringe
1989   Off-Broadway Off-Off-Broadway Revival
Off-Broadway
1989   Broadway Broadway Transfer
Broadway
1992   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)
1993   Regional (UK) Royal National Theatre Production
Regional (UK)
1996   Regional (US) Goodspeed Production
Regional (US)
1996   Regional (UK) London Revival
Regional (UK)
1999   Regional (US) Reprise! Concert
Regional (US)
2000   London Fringe London Concert
London Fringe
2000   Off-Broadway New York Concert
Off-Broadway
2002   Regional (US) Sondheim Festival Production
Regional (US)
2002   Regional (US) Regional Production
Regional (US)
2004   Off-Broadway New York City Opera Production
Off-Broadway
2004   London Fringe London Revival
London Fringe
2004   West End West End Transfer
West End
2005   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
2006   UK Tour National Tour
UK Tour
2007   US Tour
US Tour
2012   West End Chichester Festival Theatre Production
West End

Sweeney Todd - 1979 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1979 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards Best Musical Stephen Sondheim
1979 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards Best Musical Hugh Wheeler
1979 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Hugh Wheeler
1979 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Franne Lee
1979 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Harold Prince
1979 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Ken Billington
1979 Tony Awards Best Musical Richard Barr
1979 Tony Awards Best Musical Charles Woodward
1979 Tony Awards Best Musical Robert Fryer
1979 Tony Awards Best Musical Mary Lea Johnson
1979 Tony Awards Best Musical Martin Richards
1979 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Stephen Sondheim
1979 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Len Cariou
1979 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Angela Lansbury
1979 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design Eugene Lee