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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street

Title
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street [videorecording] / 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 ; [based on the play by George Dibdin Pitt] ; directed by Harold Prince ; dance and movement by Larry Fuller ; [video producer, Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director]
Publication
New York, c1979.

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Videodiscs 1 and 2Moving imageRestricted use NCOV 108 Videodiscs 1 and 2Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Additional Authors
  • Barr, Richard
  • Woodward, Charles
  • Fryer, Robert
  • Johnson, Mary Lea
  • Richards, Martin
  • Manos, Dean
  • Manos, Judy
  • Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987
  • Bond, C. G. (Christopher Godfrey), 1945-
  • Pitt, George Dibdin, 1799-1855.
  • Sondheim, Stephen.
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Prince, Harold, 1928-2019
  • Fuller, Larry
  • Lee, Eugene, 1939-
  • Billington, Ken, 1946-
  • Lee, Franne, 1941-
  • Tunick, Jonathan
  • Gemignani, Paul
  • Hall, Alan
  • Garber, Victor
  • Cariou, Len
  • Louise, Merle
  • Lansbury, Angela, 1925-2022
  • Lyndeck, Edmund
  • Williams, Jack Eric
  • Rice, Sarah
  • Jennings, Ken
  • Romaguera, Joaquín
  • Ousley, Robert
  • Bodin, Duane
  • Charles, Walter
  • Doscher, Carole
  • Eaton, Nancy
  • Green, Mary-Pat
  • Groenendaal, Cris
  • Harris, Skip
  • Ihde, Marthe
  • Joslyn, Betsy, 1954-
  • Killmer, Nancy
  • Kopyc, Frank
  • Logue, Spain
  • Lucas, Craig
  • McLernon, Pamela
  • Morris, Duane
  • Pugh, Richard Warren
  • Task, Maggie
  • Withers, Heather B.
  • Hendersen, Robert
  • Corwin, Betty L.
  • Chase Manhattan Bank.
  • New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Description
2 videodiscs (DVD) (157 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Musicals.
Note
  • 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.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • 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.
Performer (note)
  • 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 (note)
  • 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.
Funding (note)
  • Recording made with the financial assistance of the Chase Manhattan Bank.
Call Number
NCOV 108
OCLC
NYPG98-F976
Title
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street [videorecording] / 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 ; [based on the play by George Dibdin Pitt] ; directed by Harold Prince ; dance and movement by Larry Fuller ; [video producer, Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, Betty L. Corwin, director]
Imprint
New York, c1979.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
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
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.
Funding
Recording made with the financial assistance of the Chase Manhattan Bank.
Added Author
Barr, Richard, producer.
Woodward, Charles, producer.
Fryer, Robert, producer.
Johnson, Mary Lea, producer.
Richards, Martin, producer.
Manos, Dean, producer.
Manos, Judy, producer.
Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987, librettist.
Bond, C. G. (Christopher Godfrey), 1945- Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street.
Pitt, George Dibdin, 1799-1855. Sweeney Todd, the barber of Fleet Street; or, the string of pearls.
Sondheim, Stephen. Sweeney Todd.
Sondheim, Stephen, lyricist.
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019, director.
Fuller, Larry, choreographer.
Lee, Eugene, 1939- set designer.
Billington, Ken, 1946- lighting designer.
Lee, Franne, 1941- costume designer.
Tunick, Jonathan, orchestrations.
Gemignani, Paul, conductor.
Hall, Alan, production stage manager.
Garber, Victor, performer.
Cariou, Len, performer.
Louise, Merle, performer.
Lansbury, Angela, 1925-2022, performer.
Lyndeck, Edmund, performer.
Williams, Jack Eric, performer.
Rice, Sarah, performer.
Jennings, Ken, performer.
Romaguera, Joaquín, performer.
Ousley, Robert, performer.
Bodin, Duane, performer.
Charles, Walter, performer.
Doscher, Carole, performer.
Eaton, Nancy, performer.
Green, Mary-Pat, performer.
Groenendaal, Cris, performer.
Harris, Skip, performer.
Ihde, Marthe, performer.
Joslyn, Betsy, 1954- performer.
Killmer, Nancy, performer.
Kopyc, Frank, performer.
Logue, Spain, performer.
Lucas, Craig, performer.
McLernon, Pamela, performer.
Morris, Duane, performer.
Pugh, Richard Warren, performer.
Task, Maggie, performer.
Withers, Heather B., performer.
Hendersen, Robert, performer.
Corwin, Betty L.
Chase Manhattan Bank.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Billy Rose Theatre Division. Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
Research Call Number
NCOV 108
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