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The murderous barber obsessed with revenge is coming to Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre. Pierrot Productions presents "Sweeney Todd," the blockbuster musical that explores the darkest corners of human nature. Dates and show times are Fridays and Saturdays, May 29, 30, June 5 and 6 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, May 31 and June 7 at 2 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night show on May 29. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
Stephen Sondheim's compelling musical score with the twists, turns and
gore of a murder mystery, "Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet
Street" centers around Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd, who returns
to London after many years in exile. Barker learns from his new landlady,
Mrs. Lovett, that his wife poisoned herself after being raped by Judge
Turpin, the magistrate who unjustly sent Todd away. Todd's daughter, the
lovely Johanna, now lives in misery as the ward of the evil judge. With
the aid of Mrs. Lovett, Todd launches a bloodthirsty campaign to settle
the score. None are safe from his wrath.
are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors and $12 for students. Free parking
is available next to the theater. Tickets may be purchased online
or by calling the Kelsey Box Office at 609-570-3333. Kelsey Theatre is
wheelchair accessible and provides assisted listening devices upon request.
For a listing of shows in Kelsey's summer series, visit the Kelsey
Patrons who purchase the four-show series save over 40% off the single
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