Sweeney Todd

Musical - Revival

Circle in the Square Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: August 5, 1989
  • Opening Date: September 14, 1989
  • Closing Date: February 25, 1990
  • Previews: 47
  • Performances: 188

Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Music: Stephen Sondheim

Book: Hugh Wheeler

Synopsis

A barber who was unjustly imprisoned for years by a corrupt judge returns to England bent on revenge — a revenge that turns indiscriminately murderous, leading his resourceful accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, to bake the victims into meat pies.

 

Opening Night Cast

Beth Fowler in Sweeney Todd Beth Fowler Mrs. Lovett
Bob Gunton Sweeney Todd
David Barron Judge Turpin
SuEllen Estey Beggar Woman
Tony Gilbert Jonas Fogg
Ted Keegan Bird Seller
Gretchen Kingsley Johanna
Eddie Korbich in Sweeney Todd Eddie Korbich Tobias Ragg
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Hugh Wheeler Book
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
  Susan H. Schulman Director
Harold Prince Harold Prince Original Broadway Director
  Michael Lichtefeld Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Bob Gunton Nominee
1989 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Beth Fowler Nominee
1989 Outstanding Lighting Design Mary Jo Dondlinger Nominee
1989 Outstanding Revival   Nominee
1989 Outstanding Set Design James Morgan Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Bob Gunton Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Beth Fowler Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Actor in a Musical Bob Gunton Nominee
1990 Actress in a Musical Beth Fowler Nominee
1990 Direction of a Musical Susan H. Schulman Nominee
1990 Revival (Play or Musical)   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Feb. 25, 1990 39 $87,053
-
$6,692 $20.33
-
4283
592
8
0
90.43% 10.07%
Feb. 18, 1990 38 $80,361
-
$8,664 $21.11
-
3806
592
8
0
80.36% -3.04%
Feb. 11, 1990 37 $71,697
-
$10,818 $18.15
-
3950
592
8
0
83.40% 13.17%
Feb. 4, 1990 36 $60,879
-
- $18.30
-
3326
592
8
0
70.23% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $299,990
-
  $19.47 15365
18944
32
0
81.11 %  
Cumulative
  $2,447,741
-
  $23.67
$0.00
103111
139120
188
47
74.12 %  
 
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