UNT Opera digs into macabre ‘Sweeney’

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Thu, Feb 20, 2014 - 3:05pm -- (View the original Denton Record-Chronicle article.)

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Composer Stephen Sondheim has never shied away from the shadows, andSweeney Todd is no exception.

University of North Texas Opera Theatre is staging Sondheim’s popularSweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The musical is about Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after having been exiled by a corrupt judge only to discover his wife killed herself and his daughter, Johanna, is being reared by the judge.


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