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Alfred State Drama Club to present musical, “Sweeney Todd”


Members of the cast of “Sweeney Todd” take a break from a recent rehearsal, Opening night of the Alfred State Drama Club production is Nov. 17

The Alfred State Drama Club is excited to present “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” as their fall production. Four performances will be held at the Cappadonia Auditorium from Nov. 17 – Nov. 19.

“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” is a musical and thriller set in Victorian England about a murderous barber who extracts revenge on unsuspecting people in London for the cruel abuse of his wife.

“I am extremely proud of the hard work the cast and crew have put into this production,” commented Director Tyler Ribble. “I look forward to showtime and having the community enjoy the production.”

Opening night will be on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a 7 p.m. showing on Nov. 18, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. shows on Nov. 19.

Tickets are now on sale at the campus bookstore and can be purchased with cash, card, or CSA. Admission is $5 for students and $10 for general admission. Tickets will be sold at the door if they have not been sold out during pre-sale.

Eat dinner at the Rosebush before the show!!

Questions about the production can be directed to Ribble at


Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by Hugh Wheeler

From an adaptation by Christopher Bond

Originally Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince

Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

Originally produced on Broadway by Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards in Association with Dean & Judy Manos.

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