This December, Lancaster University Theatre Group presents a full scale production of a musical classic: SWEENEY TODD.
The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
A Musical Thriller
Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
From an adaptation by Christopher Bond
Originally directed by Harold Prince
Originally produced on Broadway by Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards in association with Dean & Judy Manos
This December, Lancaster University Theatre Group presents a full scale production of a musical classic: SWEENEY TODD. Widely considered Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street tells the tale of a man hell bent on revenge. After being imprisoned on a trumped up charge by a jealous and corrupt Judge, Benjamin Barker - now Sweeney Todd - returns to London, and vows revenge on the man who stole his daughter and ruined his life. As the body count rises, Mrs Lovett is on hand with a gruesome and tasty idea of what to do with those who get in Sweeney's way...