I Dream of  Sweeney

I Dream of Sweeney

When the revival of Sweeney Todd opened this fall, a lot of fans of the show were taken aback by the new approach to the classic material; the cast was smaller and they all played instruments; the set was vastly different; it takes place in an asylum; and Patty Lupone plays tuba? As the show changed, so did the lighting by British LD Richard G. Jones who based his Broadway design–his first American production–on his original UK rigs.

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