The Glimmerglass Festival production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd, which was seen at the New York venue in July and August, will be distributed by the WFMT Radio Network October 29 at 1 PM (ET). More than 300 stations across the country, including WQXR 105.9 FM in New York, will broadcast the production; the musical will also be streamed on the WFMT website.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street was directed by Christopher Alden with music direction by John DeMain.
The company included Greer Grimsley as Sweeney Todd, Luretta Bybee as Mrs. Lovett, Harry Greenleaf as Anthony Hope, Emily Pogorelc as Johanna Barker, Peter Volpe as Judge Turpin, Nicholas Nestorak as Tobias Ragg, Bille Bruley as Beadle Bamford, Patricia Schuman as the Beggar Woman, and Christopher Bozeka as Adolfo Pirelli.
John DeMain conducted The Glimmerglass Festival Orchestra and Chorus. The chorus master was David Moody.
Francesca Zambello is the artistic and general director of the Glimmerglass Festival. Click here to learn more about the Festival.
An immersive production of Sweeney Todd will be seen Off-Broadway later this season. Read: Immersive Sweeney Todd Revival Will Star West End and Broadway Actors