Saturday, October 4: 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 5: 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
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"