SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
May 17-June 1, 2019
Slate Theater (815 Seattle Blvd. S)
Tickets $18-$25 at Brown Paper Tickets
Directed by Julia Griffin (she/her)
Music Direction by Aimee Hong (she/her)
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SEATTLE (April 1, 2019) — For its fifth production, Reboot will sink its teeth into Sondheim’s masterpiece SWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler. Reboot’s SWEENEY TODD will highlight and satirize class struggle in a modern day setting. Directed by Julia Griffin (Swallow, In Arabia We’d All Be Kings, The Secretaries) and music directed by Aimee Hong (Bainbridge Performing Arts, Renton Civic, SecondStory Rep), SWEENEY TODD will run May 17- June 1, 2019 at Slate Theater (815 Seattle Blvd S). Tickets are on sale now at www.reboottheatre.org or rebootsweeneytodd.bpt.me
The cast for SWEENEY includes Mandy Rose Nichols as Sweeney Todd (1776, Fly By Night at Reboot, recently starred in the Gregory Award-winning Silhouette at Annex), Alyssa Keene as Mrs. Lovett (Intiman, Seattle Children’s Theater, ACT), Harry Turpin as Judge Turpin (5th Ave, Village, Showtunes, Annie Nat’l Tour), Cammi Smith as Johanna (Sound Theatre, Seattle Musical Theatre), Brittany Allyson as Anthony (co-founder of Filament, , Vincent Milay as Pirelli (Gregory Award nominated for The Dentist in Reboot’s Little Shop), Kylee Gano as the Beadle (1776, Fly By Night), Justine Davis as Beggar Woman (Sound Theatre, SMT, Broadway Rose), Karin Terry as Toby (Seattle Musical Theatre, SSR), and with Emily Welter, Jessica Robins, and Kevin Tanner filling out the ensemble.
SWEENEY’s production team includes Robin McCartney designing props and set, Carolina Johnson designing lights, Josh Valdez designing sound, and Barb Klingberg designing costumes.
Through a combination of nontraditional concept, interpretation, and casting, Reboot Theatre Company’s mission is to test new interpretations of established works both as a way for local artists to stretch their wings and for audiences to experience classics in a different light. Reboot is a proud recipient of 4Culture’s Arts Sustained Support grant.
For more information, visit www.reboottheatre.org