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Theatre: Sweeney Todd, Lexington Opera House

October 8, 2014 - October 12, 2014


Wednesday, October 8: 7:30 pm

Thursday, October 9: 7:30 pm

Friday, October 10: 7:30 pm

Saturday, October 11: 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Sunday, October 12: 2 pm

“A tale of a barber, Benjamin Barker, who is sentenced and exiled by a corrupt judge for a crime he didn’t commit. Benjamin returns fifteen years later under a new alias of Sweeney Todd to seek his revenge on the judge and to save his daughter. Soon, with the help of a meat pie shop owner, he opens a barber shop above her store, initiating a crime rampage against those who made him suffer and lose his beloved family.

This is not a National Touring production; events will be performed by the University of Kentucky Opera Theatre program. Visit ukoperatheatre.org for details.

Producer: Everett McCorvey
Stage Director: Richard Gammon, UK Opera Theatre debut
Conductor: John Nardolillo
Assistant Director & Choreographer: Cassey Kivnick, UK Opera Theatre debut
Set Designer: Carolyn Mraz, UK Opera Theatre debut
Lighting Designer: Tanya Harper
Costume Designer: Susan Dudley-Wigglesworth
Sound Designer: Krytin R. Smith
Vocal Coach: Tedrin Blair Lindsay
Assistant Vocal Coaches: Cliff Jackson & Nan McSwain
Assistant Conductors: Lucía Marín & Jan Pellant
Principal Performers:

Sweeney Todd: Thomas Gunther, Matthew Turner
Mrs. Lovett: Holly Dodson, Rachel Snyder
Judge Turpin: Christopher Baker
Anthony Hope: Peter LaPrade, Zackery Morris
Johanna: Gabrielle Barker, Mary Catherine Wright
Tobias Ragg: Andrew Miller, Wesley Hammond
Beggar Woman: Brittany Jones, Kathrin Thawley
Beadle Bamford: Joshua Randall Price, Brock Terry

Adolfo Pirelli: Jonathan Parham”


October 8, 2014
October 12, 2014
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Lexington Opera House
430 W. Vine St.
Lexington, KY 40507 United States
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