Full cast announced for Sweeney Todd

Producers today announced the full cast joining previously announced Anthony Warlow and Gina Riley in the upcoming concert tour of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeny Todd.

Australia theatrical legend Debra Byrne (Cats, Les Miserables, Sunset Boulevard and Mary Poppins) will play the Beggar Woman. Michael Falzon (We Will Rock You, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rock of Ages), direct from playing Magalida in Evita will appear as Pirelli and Internationally reknown bass-baritone Daniel Sumegi will play Judge Turpin.

Other principal cast include Anton Berezin (Evita, Once, Wicked) as Beadle Bamford, Genevieve Kingsford (A Gentleman’s Guide…, The Light in the Piazza, Brigadoon) as Johanna Barker, Jonathan Hickey (The Light in the Piazza, Aspects of Love) as Tobias Ragg and Owen Mccredie (Jersey Boys, You Will Be Found) as Anthony Hope.

The ensemble includes Susan Ann-Walker, Carrie Barr, Darcy Carroll, Amelia Christo, Ben Colley, Andrew Dunne, Nick Eynaud, Courtney Glass, Matt Heyward, Lauren Jimmieson, Megan Kozak, Sam Roberts-Smith, Sam Skuthorp, Tod Strike and Caroline Vercoe.

Sweeney Todd will be presented for six shows only in both Sydney and Melbourne from 13 to 23 June to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s groundbreaking musical thriller that transports audiences into the atmospheric underbelly of 19th century London.

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Matt Edwards

Matt is a past owner of AussieTheatre, working as digital director from 2011 to 2019. He is also a performer, most recently appeared in the Australian tour of Mamma Mia! and previously in the Australian/NZ tour of CATS and Enda Markey's acclaimed production of Blood Brothers. As well as performing Matt keeps himself busy in the digital side of the arts working with web design agency Emptyhead Digital

Matt Edwards

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