Complete Casting Announced for Chichester Festival's Sweeney Todd, Starring Michael Ball
With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Hugh Wheeler, the show centers on a man who, after being wrongfully imprisoned, returns to seek revenge on the individuals responsible for his incarceration.
The company will star, as previously reported, Michael Ball in the title role and Imelda Staunton will play Mrs. Lovett. The company will also feature Lucy May Barker as Johanna, Peter Polycarpou as Beadle Bamford, John Bowe as Judge Turpin, Luke Brady as Anthony, Robert Burt as Pirelli and James McConville as Tobias.
The ensemble will include Valda Aviks, Will Barratt, Josie Benson, Emily Bull, John Coates, Daniel Graham, Gillian Kirkpatrick, Robine Landi, Brian McCann, Tim Morgan, Adam Pearce, Vincent Pirillo, Wendy Somerville, Anton Stephans, Simeon Truby, Kerry Washington and Annabel Williams.
The creative team will be comprised of production designer Anthony Ward, lighting designer Mark Henderson, and sound designer Paul Groothuis.