The Playgoer: "Sweeney" sells out?

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Friday, October 21, 2005

"Sweeney" sells out?

Speaking of chat rooms, here's one documenting some fascinating developments over at Sweeney Todd during the extended previews. As this page predicted, forces from above are indeed "normalizing" the show. Typical excerpt from one poster: "The show curtain is now being brought in at the end of each act. Gone are the 'Brechtian exits'..."

Who knows. Cerveris and LuPone may have hats & canes by opening night.

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