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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street

Title
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street : typescript, 1979 / music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by Hugh Wheeler ; based on a version of "Sweeney Todd" by Christopher Bond .
Author
Sondheim, Stephen.

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TextSupervised use NCOF+ 14-3835Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Additional Authors
  • Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987.
  • Prince, Harold, 1928-2019
  • Lyndeck, Edmund
  • Bond, C. G. (Christopher Godfrey), 1945-
  • Pitt, George Dibdin, 1799-1855.
  • Sondheim, Stephen.
  • New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Collection.
Description
143 leaves, various foliations; 28 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
Scripts.
Note
  • Pagination approximate with many leaves replaced or labeled a, b, etc.
  • 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, directed by Harold Prince.
  • This script includes the lyrics of the song Johanna : Mea Culpa on leaves 39-44. The song, which had been sung by Edmund Lyndeck, was cut from the original production but was included in the cast recording. The script was used and marked by Mr. Lyndeck. There is no sheet music.
Call Number
NCOF+ 14-3835
OCLC
954489093
Author
Sondheim, Stephen.
Title
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street : typescript, 1979 / music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ; book by Hugh Wheeler ; based on a version of "Sweeney Todd" by Christopher Bond .
Local Note
An obituary of Edmund Lyndeck is laid in.
Added Author
Wheeler, Hugh, 1912-1987. Librettist
Prince, Harold, 1928-2019, director.
Lyndeck, Edmund, performer.
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.
New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Collection.
Research Call Number
NCOF+ 14-3835
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