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|Document Type:||Visual material|
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Richard Barr; Charles Woodward; Robert Fryer; Mary Lea Johnson; Martin Richards; Dean Manos; Judy Manos; Hugh Wheeler; Harold Prince; Larry Fuller; Eugene Lee; Ken Billington; Franne Lee; Jonathan Tunick; Paul Gemignani; Alan Hall; Victor Garber; Len Cariou; Merle Louise; Angela Lansbury; Edmund Lyndeck; Jack Eric Williams; Sarah Rice; Ken Jennings; Joaquin Romaguera; Robert Ousley; Duane Bodin; Walter Charles; Carole Doscher; Nancy Eaton; Mary-Pat Green; Cris Groenendaal; Skip Harris; Marthe Ihde; Betsy Joslyn; Nancy Killmer; Frank Kopyc; Spain Logue; Craig Lucas; Pamela McLernon; Duane Morris; Richard Warren Pugh; Maggie Task; Heather B Withers; Robert Hendersen; Betty L Corwin; C G Bond; George Dibdin Pitt; Stephen Sondheim; New York Public Library, Billy Rose Theatre Collection, Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
|Notes:||Original Broadway cast.
Other versions: NCOV 239, mostly original cast, "home movie" version; NCOV 854, a 1989 revival; NCOV 2695, from the 2002 Kennedy Center Sondheim Celebration, and NCOX 366, a made-for-television production.
Adapted from the play, Sweeney Todd, by Christopher Bond, which was based on the original melodrama by George Dibdin Pitt.
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street : a musical thriller opened at the Uris Theatre, New York, N.Y., March 1, 1979.
|Credits:||Production designed by Eugene Lee ; lighting designed by Ken Billington; costumes designed by Franne Lee ; orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick ; musical director, Paul Gemignani ; prod. stage mgr., Alan Hall.|
|Cast:||Victor Garber, Len Cariou, Merle Louise, Angela Lansbury, Edmund Lyndeck, Jack Eric Williams, Sarah Rice, Ken Jennings, Joaquin Romaguera, Robert Ousley, Duane Bodin, Walter Charles, Carole Doscher, Nancy Eaton, Mary-Pat Green, Cris Groenendaal, Skip Harris, Marthe Ihde, Betsy Joslyn, Nancy Killmer, Frank Kopyc, Spain Logue, Craig Lucas, Pamela McLernon, Duane Morris, Richard Warren Pugh, and Maggie Task; swings: Heather B. Withers, and Robert Hendersen.|
|Event notes:||Videotaped by The New York Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at the Uris Theatre, New York, N.Y., May 23, 1979.|
|Description:||3 videocassettes (157 min.) : sd., col. NTSC ; 3/4 in. (U-matic)|
|Responsibility:||Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards, in association with Dean and Judy Manos, present ; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by Hugh Wheeler ; based on a version of "Sweeney Todd" by Christopher Bond ; directed by Harold Prince ; dance and movement by Larry Fuller ; [video producer, Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director].|