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Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
November 6 - November 10
Written by Christopher G. Bond (The Basis of the musical of the same name by Sondheim and Wheeler)
Directed by Sonia Zabala
Returning to London after fifteen years in Australia for a crime he did not commit, Benjamin Barker, now calling himself Sweeney Todd, seeks the family he left behind. Alas, he is informed by his pie-shop owning former neighbour Mrs. Lovett that his beloved wife Lucy is dead, and his daughter has been adopted by the very judge that framed him in order to steal Lucy from him. Sweeney takes up his old profession as a barber, his thoughts bent on revenge. When his plan initially fails, he descends further into madness and he collaborates with the besotted Mrs. Lovett on a bloody and wicked scheme…