Dark Irish Comedy Stones in His Pockets From Lyric Stage Company
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The last date listed for Stones in His Pockets was Sunday March 17, 2013 / 3:00pm.
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"His skin was pale and his eye was odd" -- and that's only the beginning of what's unsettling about Mr. Todd, the barber/serial killer at the dark heart of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd. Set in the gloomy alleys of 19th-century London, this production from Lyric Stage Company of Boston "attends the tale" of Todd who, after being banished on false charges, returns to the city to exact his bloody revenge. A legendary smash in 1979, this black comedy won eight Tony Awards while The New York Times gushed it contained "more artistic energy, creative personality and plain excitement" than a dozen average musicals. Recently adapted into a hit movie starring Johnny Depp, Sweeney Todd now comes to Boston in a vibrant production directed by Spiro Veloudos. Learn More
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What fun! The two (that's right, only two) actors told a funny story while embodying the many characters involved. It didn't take long for the audience to grasp which character was which by the subtle change of a hat or tilt of the head or...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“An inventive and riotously funny comedy.” —Associated Press
Written by Marie Jones
Directed by Courtney O’Connor
A rural Irish village is turned upside down by the arrival of an American film crew. When Charlie and Jake are cast as extras in the movie, they discover that Hollywood’s romanticized Ireland stands in stark contrast to the reality of their daily lives. Winner of the 2001 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, the play features two actors taking on more than a dozen eccentric characters, from the film’s spoiled American starlet to the star-struck locals.