The Catholic University of America

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CUA Presents Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street


Oct. 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 26 at 2 p.m.


The Catholic University of America
Ward Recital Hall
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.

The Catholic University of America's Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents the Tony Award-winning musical Sweeney Todd. Senior musical theater major Phil Cooke will play the part of the title character, a barber who kills and robs his wealthy patrons by causing them to fall through a trap door and slitting their throats.

The musical is directed by Jane Pesci-Townsend, chair of the musical theater program of the music school, with musical direction by N. Thomas Pedersen, co-chair of musical theater.

Tickets are $20 for general audiences, $10 for seniors, CUA faculty and staff, and any college students bearing IDs. For tickets and more information, call 202-319-5416.


Benjamin T. Rome School of Music