“And what if none of their souls were saved?
They went to their maker impeccably shaved.”

"And what if none of their souls were saved? They went to their maker impeccably shaved.

“And what if none of their souls were saved?
They went to their maker impeccably shaved.”

MUSIC AND LYRICS BY STEPHEN SONDHEIM
BOOK BY HUGH WHEELER

SWEENEY TODD

THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
A MUSICAL THRILLER

HER MAJESTY’S THEATRE

3-10 October

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There once was a barber who had it all; a happy life, a beautiful wife – all ended by a savage act of betrayal. Meet Sweeney Todd, “the demon barber of Fleet Street”. Born out of the ashes of tragedy and set on revenge, he makes for a dapper and dangerous man to know. Together with the beguiling and batty Mrs Lovett, a twisted plan is hatched – genius and ghoulish in equal measure. But the best pies in London town may not last for long, as Sweeney’s thirst for vengeance leads them perilously close to the razor’s edge.

Considered one of the most powerful, dramatic and theatrical horror tales ever set to music, this work will leave hearts racing and spines tingling long after the curtain has fallen.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia).
All performance materials supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.
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CAST

Sweeney Todd Ben Mingay
Mrs Lovett Antoinette Halloran
Anthony Hope Nicholas Cannon
Johanna
Desiree Frahn
Judge Turpin Douglas McNicol
Beadle Bamford Mark Oates
Beggar Woman Joanna McWaters
Pirelli Adam Goodburn

State Opera Chorus

CREATIVES

Conductor Anthony Hunt
Director Stuart Maunder
Designer Roger Kirk
Lighting Philip Lethlean
Sound Jim Atkins


2h 45m (including interval)

Suitability
G


English
No surtitles


Hearing Loop


Accessible Venue

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Watch the set of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street being bumped-in to His Majesty's Theatre, Perth ahead of our sold-out season!

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“…Whilst the tenor has only one song (The Ballad of the Roasting Swan), when in the right hands, it can be a vocal tour de force with its plaintive falsetto. And Paul McMahon was truly masterful, delivering with precision and power…” - @limelightmagazine 

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