Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller
Friday, September 12, 2014
95 E Third St
Mansfield, OH 44902
Presented By: Mansfield Playhouse
A Musical Thriller
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
From an Adaptation by Christopher Bond
September 5 -6 at 8:00pm
September 12-13 at 8:00pm
September 14 at 2:30pm
The Mansfield Playhouse is proud to announce that its 2014-15 season will kick off with the musical thriller Sweeney Todd. A corrupt judge sends Benjamin Barker away from London on trumped-up charges. After a fifteen-year absence he returns to discover that his wife poisoned herself after suffering abuse at the hands of the same judge. Barker vows revenge and turns into Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. He teams up with pie maker Mrs. Lovett and they soon have a booming business. But what is the secret ingredient of those pies? This haunting story is filled with beautiful songs and plenty of surprises.
- Auditions for Cahoots will take place at the Mansfield Playhouse Tuesday and Wednesday, August 12 and 13, at 7:00 pm. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, which will be provided. Roles are available for three men and two women, roughly ages 20s through 40s.
Show dates for Cahoots are October 3, 4, 10 and 11 on the Mansfield Playhouse's Second Stage.
- Auditions for The Nerd will be held at the Mansfield Playhouse on September 9 and 10 at 7:00 pm. If you like to make people laugh, this is the show for you! Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script, which will be provided. Roles available for 4 adult males, 2 adult females and 1 eight year old boy. Adult ages 20s – late 40s preferred but others are welcome and will be considered. Bring on the characters!
Show dates for The Nerd are October 31 and November 1, 7, and 8 at 8:00 p.m., and November 9 at 2:30 p.m.
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