PHOTO CALL: Attend the Tale: Mitchell, Baranski Do DC Sweeney

News   PHOTO CALL: Attend the Tale: Mitchell, Baranski Do DC Sweeney

Sweeney Todd, the first of the six shows to be mounted by the Kennedy Center during its Sondheim Celebration, begins previews on May 10. Brian Stokes Mitchell and Christine Baranski (both pictured) star as, respectively, the knife-wielding Sweeney and the meat-pie-making Mrs. Lovett. Also in the cast are Hugh Panaro (Anthony Hope), Mary Beth Peil (Beggar Woman), Walter Charles (Judge Turpin) and Celia Keenan-Bolger (Johanna). Christopher Ashley directs. — By Andrew Gans and Christine Ehren