Sweeney Todd: Sondheim's Macabre Musical Thriller
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A reclusive librarian -- the sole character -- finds a book that is 123 years overdue. When he opens it and finds a ticket for a Chinese laundry in London, his curiosity compels him to redeem the ticket leading him to another clue that sends him around the world on a global quest to track down the book's original borrower in Underneath the Lintel. Played by Paul Morella, the Librarian uncovers a mystery that seems to transcend the ages, but are the results due to investigation or madness? Underneath the Lintel is a moving journey of self-discovery where faith and facts intersect. Learn More
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Featured review from Mark A Albosta
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The show was great. Well cast with strong talent. Clever use of the space and set changes. Well done!
LTA presents this gleeful and ghoulish musical thriller, with haunting music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. This sensational story of murder and meat-pies tells the story of Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after 15 years of being wrongly accused of false charges. Will he get the revenge he seeks?
About the Ticket Supplier: The Little Theatre of AlexandriaFounded in 1934, The Little Theatre of Alexandria began as a small play-reading group in Old Town Alexandria under the Presidency of Miss Mary Lindsey. Full productions ensued, and in 1939 the group bought a rickety former blacksmith's shop located in Ramsey Alley, between Lee and Fairfax streets, for rehearsal space and construction of sets and costumes. Since 1934, the theatre has mounted over 300 productions.
Today, LTA is the oldest award-winning theater in the Washington metro area and one of only a few community theaters in the country with its own building and an ambitious 7-show season. Proud of their rich heritage, LTA is excited about its future. They may be a little theater, but their expectations are gigantic.