Mar 16-18, 2018

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd


"Life is for the alive, my dear."

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street pays a visit to CU Boulder for the first time ever! Stephen Sondheim's wildly popular musical transports audiences to Victorian London, where a long-exiled haircutter and a struggling baker conspire for revenge ... and delicious meat pies.

"Sweeney Todd" is presented by the Eklund Opera Program with members of the CU Symphony in the Macky Auditorium pit orchestra. CU College of Music Faculty and students are joined by guest conductor Caleb Harris and guest vocalist Wei Wu. With lavish scenery and spine-tingling musicianship in CU's stunning Macky Auditorium, join Eklund Opera for a show you will be talking about all year.

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This production contains scenes of simulated violence and simulated sexual assault.

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"Many of us have this ideal where we fight for the underdogs. I do believe this piece is all about justice for the underdog." 

Caleb Harris

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Stephen Sondheim


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Leigh Holman


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Caleb Harris


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Jacob Baker

The Beadle (Fri., Sat. and Sun. cast)

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Katheryne Baker

Mrs. Lovett (Sat. cast)

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Bryce Bartu

Signor Adolfo Pirelli (Fri. and Sun. cast)

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Grant Bowman

Jonas Fogg (Fri., Sat. and Sun. cast)

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Zachary Bryant

Anthony Hope (Fri. and Sat. cast)

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Erik Erlandson

Judge Turpin (Fri. and Sun. cast)

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Julieta Garcia

Beggar Woman (Fri. and Sun. cast)

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Andrew Garland

Sweeney Todd (Sat. cast)

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Erin Hodgson

Mrs. Lovett (Fri. and Sun. cast)

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Alex King

Signor Adolfo Pirelli (Sat. cast)

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Brendan Lynch

Tobias Ragg (Fri. and Sun. cast)

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Megan Pryor

Beggar Woman (Sat. cast)

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Rebecca Ramsey

Johanna (Sat. cast)

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Paul Reynerson

Tobias Ragg (Sat. cast)

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Skyler Schlenker

Sweeney Todd (Fri. and Sun. cast)

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Paige Sentianin

Johanna (Fri. and Sun. cast)

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Emily Skeen

Bird Seller (Fri., Sat. and Sun. cast)

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Steven Vinolas

Anthony Hope (Sat. cast)

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Wei Wu

Judge Turpin (Sat. cast)

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Sarah Bassinger

Assistant Director

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Production Team

Set and Lighting Designer

Peter Dean Beck

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Production Assistant

Christie Conover

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Stage Manager

Margaret Kayes

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Technical Director

Ron Mueller

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Chorus Master and Vocal Coach

Jeremy Reger

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Costume Designer

Tom Robbins

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