Kansas City Repertory Theatre closes its mainstage season with Sweeney Todd, which officially opens March 30 for a run through April 15.
Tally Sessions (Broadway’s War Paint, Falsettos) stars in the title role opposite Ellen Harvey (Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera, Present Laughter) as Mrs. Lovett.
KC Rep Artistic Director Eric Rosen directs the Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical that also features Chris McCarrell (The Lightning Thief) as Anthony, Emily Shackelford (Lucky Duck) as Johanna, Tim Scott as Pirelli, Christian Whelan as Judge Turpin, and Jordan Haas as Tobias. The ensemble includes Lauren Braton, Joseph Carr, Colleen Grate, Melinda MacDonald, Bradley Thomas, and John-Michael Zuerlein.
The creative team includes music director Anthony Edwards, scenic designer Jack Magaw, costume designer Linda Roethke, lighting designer Amanda Zieve, and sound designer Bart Basbender.