“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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From $60*
POSTPONED
State Opera is in regular consultation with SA Government and key stakeholders in regards to COVID-19.
Safety of our patrons and artists remains paramount. Any further changes to the scheduled performances for State Opera in 2020 will be made as far in advance as possible. We appreciate your continued patience and support during this time.

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

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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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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street | Bump In

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!

Posted by West Australian Opera on Monday, July 8, 2019

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Who saw Dominic J Walsh - tenor in the role of Nanki Poo in "The Mikado" in November last year?

As part of Opera Queensland's An Aria A Day series, he reprises the aria 'A Wand'ring minstrel I', accompanied by his husband, Dr Edgar Chan, a Clinical Neuro-psychologist with the NHS working on the frontline of the Covid-19 recovery.
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Really enjoyable performance such skill! Thank you, enjoyed both this performance and the one in Adelaide. Thank you so much.

It was a pleasure working with Dominic last year!!! Great fun!

Saw it in the front row with some friends. Loved every second of it.

State Opera South Australia is excited to be able to welcome you back to the theatre this November for our new production of "Summer of the Seventeenth Doll" as we present opera for the first time in the new-look Her Majesty’s Theatre.

We are pleased to announce an extra performance date on Saturday 14 November, allowing more people to see this compelling drama in person.

Book at BASS: www.bass.net.au/events/sosa20-summer-of-the-seventeenth-doll/

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State Opera South Australia is excited to be able to welcome you back to the theatre this November for our new production of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll as we present opera for the first time in the new-look Her Majesty’s Theatre. 

We are pleased to announce an extra performance date on Saturday 14 November, allowing more people to see this compelling drama in person.

Book at BASS: https://www.bass.net.au/events/sosa20-summer-of-the-seventeenth-doll/

Adelaide Festival Centre

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So happy you’ll be back performing this year. Love to all the SOSA family! xx

So pleased this is able to go ahead! Can’t wait to see it 🙂

Yippee

Booked!!😎

Nick Plus Cindy Liau

Danielle Ruggiero-Prior date night?

Ooooooooh Sophie Felicilicity?

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Throwback to our performance of Einstein on the Beach in 2014 - now one of Philip Glass' most famous operas, it was first premiered over 40 years ago today!

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Throwback to our performance of Einstein on the Beach in 2014 - now one of Philip Glass most famous operas, it was first premiered over 40 years ago today!

#stateopera #makehistory #createourfuture #opera

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Fabulous memories. Would do it again in a flash. Einstein was definitely the most challenging mentally and physically.

A rare treat to see these 3 wonderful operas together. My favourite was Akhenaten.

It was an incredible thing to be part of!

A highlight for me! I would do it again if given the chance! My favourite of the three portrait operas!

I have never counted to 8 so many times in my life!!

Unforgettable.

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