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||THEATER Kokandy's 'Sweeney Todd' running Sept. 8-Nov. 6
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Kokandy Productions will continue its 10th-anniversary season with a revival of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street that will run Sept. 8-Nov. 6.
The production will feature music and lyrics by Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler, direction and choreography by Producing Artistic Director Derek Van Barham and music direction by Nick Sula. It will run at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St.
The cast includes Kevin Webb and Caitlin Jackson as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett. They are joined by Quinn Rigg (Adolfo Pirell/Jonas Fogg), Isabel Cecilia García (Beggar Woman), Christopher Johnson (Judge Turpin), Josiah Haugen (Beadle Bamford), Chamaya Moody (Johanna), Patrick O'Keefe (Tobias Ragg) and Ryan Stajmiger (Anthony Hope). The Fleet Street ensemble includes Joel Arreola, Brittney Brown, Ethan Carlson, Stephanie Chiodras, Christopher Johnson, Nikki Krzebiot, Charlie Mann and Daniel Rausch. Swings include Tyler DeLoatch, Nathan Kabara and Angela Yu.
Tickets are now on sale at bit.ly/SweeneyChicago. For additional information, visit www.kokandyproductions.com .
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