Sweeney Todd (1959)

Year
1959
Author
Stephen Sondheim
Abstract

7th season 31 August 1959 – 3 March 1960 Also went on tour.

Some authorities maintain that “Sweeney Todd” was probably the first “domestic” melodrama in which the hero was not an unblemished “goodie”.

Director
Moira Carleton
Designer
Anne Fraser
Cast
Sweeney Todd - George Ogilvie;
Ezekiel Smith - Leon Lissek;
Mrs Ragg, The lady in tights - Lyndell Rowe;
Tobias Ragg - Dorothy Bradley;
Mark Ingestrie - Frank Gaitliff;
Jean Parmine, Sir William Brandon - Alan Harvey;
Joanna Oakley - Joan Harris;
Colonel Jeffrey - Frederick Parslow;
Mrs Oakley, Cloe - Marion Edwards;
Mr Oakley, Joans Fogg - Graeme Hughes;
Dr Aminadab Lupin - Lewis Fiander;
Mrs Lovett - Moira Carleton;
Jarvis Williams - Cahrles Haggith;
Warder - Barry Pree
Crew
Stage Manager - Alan Harvey
Assistant Stage Manager - Marion Edward - Lyndell Rowe
Electrician - Rodger Richardson
Categories
Title Sweeney Todd
Start Date 28/12/1959
Designer Anne Fraser
Director Moira Carleton
Company The Union Theatre Repertory Company (UTRC)
Venue Union Theatre
References IWLAW
Photo Photographs – Helmut Newton
Notes 7th season 31 August 1959 – 3 March 1960 Also went on tour Stage Manager – Alan Harvey Assistant Stage Manager – Marion Edward – Lyndell Rowe Electrician – Rodger Richardson Author details: Sondheim, Stephen: musical
Cast Sweeney Todd – George Ogilvie; Ezekiel Smith – Leon Lissek; Mrs Ragg, The lady in tights – Lyndell Rowe; Tobias Ragg – Dorothy Bradley; Mark Ingestrie – Frank Gaitliff; Jean Parmine, Sir William Brandon – Alan Harvey; Joanna Oakley – Joan Harris; Colonel Jeffrey – Frederick Parslow; Mrs Oakley, Cloe – Marion Edwards; Mr Oakley, Joans Fogg – Graeme Hughes; Dr Aminadab Lupin – Lewis Fiander; Mrs Lovett – Moira Carleton; Jarvis Williams – Cahrles Haggith; Warder – Barry Pree