The Sweeney Todd Shock 'n' Roll Show

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The Sweeney Todd Shock 'n' Roll Show is a musical play by Peter Miller with lyrics by Randall Lewton [1]. Casting: 10m, 3f, 20boy(s) or girl(s).

Billy and Tommy encounter the Demon Barber and his murderous accomplice Mrs Lovett. When Billy decides he needs a shave before travelling home to give his Susan a string of pearls the scene is set for musical mayhem with plenty of blood, pies and horrible murder thrown in for good measure!

The original text

Published by Samuel French,1980. ISBN: 9780573180309

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Presented by the University of Stellenbosch Drama Department opening 9 September 1996 at the H.B. Thom Theatre under the direction of Mark Graham, musical direction by Stefan Lombard, choreography by Ilona Frege, starring Paul du Toit, Nicole Holm, Martelize Kolver and others.


Samuel French [2]

Die Matie 5 September 1996.

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