Sweeney Todd

Musical - Revival

Eugene O'Neill Theatre

  • First Preview: October 3, 2005
  • Opening Date: November 3, 2005
  • Closing Date: September 3, 2006
  • Previews: 35
  • Performances: 349

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

Patti LuPone in Sweeney Todd Patti LuPone Mrs. Lovett
Tuba, Orchestra Bells, Percussion
Michael Cerveris in Sweeney Todd Michael Cerveris Sweeney Todd
Guitar, Orchestra Bells, Percussion
Mark Jacoby in Sweeney Todd Mark Jacoby Judge Turpin
Trumpet, Orchestra Bells, Percussion
Donna Lynne  Champlin in Sweeney Todd Donna Lynne Champlin Pirelli
Accordion, Keyboard, Flute
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Hugh Wheeler Book
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
John Doyle John Doyle Director
John Doyle John Doyle Designer
Harold Prince Harold Prince Original Director on Broadway
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Michael Cerveris Nominee
2006 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Patti LuPone Nominee
2004 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Elaine Paige Nominee
2006 Outstanding Director of a Musical John Doyle Winner
2006 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Alexander Gemignani Nominee
2006 Outstanding Lighting Design Richard G. Jones Winner
2006 Outstanding Orchestrations Sarah Travis Winner
2006 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Winner
2006 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical John Doyle Nominee
2006 Outstanding Sound Design Dan Moses Schreier Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Distinguished Revival of a Musical   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Special Citation John Doyle
Sarah Travis
Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Michael Cerveris Nominee
2006 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Patti LuPone Nominee
2006 Outstanding Director of a Musical John Doyle Winner
2006 Outstanding Lighting Design Richard G. Jones Nominee
2006 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Actor in a Musical Michael Cerveris Nominee
2006 Actress in a Musical Patti LuPone Nominee
2006 Direction of a Musical John Doyle Winner
2006 Featured Actor in a Musical Manoel Felciano Nominee
2006 Orchestrations Sarah Travis Winner
2006 Revival of a 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
Sep. 3, 2006 14 $530,349
$725,760
$103,335 $71.24
$289.25
7445
1104
8
0
84.30% 7.02%
Aug. 27, 2006 13 $427,014
$725,760
$63,151 $62.57
$289.25
6825
1104
8
0
77.28% 12.46%
Aug. 20, 2006 12 $363,863
$725,760
$49,465 $63.56
$289.25
5725
1104
8
0
64.82% -1.13%
Aug. 13, 2006 11 $314,398
$725,760
- $53.97
$289.25
5825
1104
8
0
65.95% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,635,624
$2,903,040
  $62.84 25820
35328
32
0
73.09 %  
Cumulative
  $22,218,240
$34,836,480
  $73.11
$289.25
302836
423936
349
35
71.43 %  
 
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