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Tickets for Center Theatre Players’ 'Sweeney Todd' are on sale now

6/24/2014 —

Tickets are on sale for the Center Theatre Players production of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” which will be presented at 7:30 p.m Thursday, July 24; Friday July 25; and Saturday, July 26; in the auditorium of the Penn State Beaver Student Union Building.

Directed by Penn State alumna Sandy Reigel, the show is part of the Beaver campus Brodhead Cultural Center’s 38th summer season of programming and is cosponsored by a gift from Harper & Hodge. This Tony Award-winning musical thriller is considered to be composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece. Based on the infamous 19th century English legend, Sweeney Todd is a barber bent on murderous vengeance against a corrupt judge. Todd’s bloody revenge includes a cutthroat partnership with Mrs. Lovett, an enterprising businesswoman who produces the most uniquely-flavored meat pies in London. The play’s dark humor, haunting music and menacing atmosphere create an unforgettable theatrical experience. Due to some scenes of violence, the play is recommended for mature audiences.

Tickets are $15. Advance ticket sales are recommended by calling 724-773-3610 and using a Visa or MasterCard. Those purchasing tickets in person should come to Suite 201, Ross Administration Building at Beaver campus, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets can also be purchased by mailing a check, payable to Penn State, along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope with ticket request details, to Brodhead Cultural Center, Penn State Beaver, Suite 201, Ross Administration Building, Monaca, PA 15061.

This summer’s Brodhead Cultural Center sponsors are the Times, Harper & Hodge, Beaver Valley Musicians Union Local 82-545 and the James M. Corwin Program Endowment at Penn State Beaver. Additional sponsors requested anonymity.

For ticket information or for a complete list of summer events, contact the Brodhead Cultural Center at 724-773-3160 or br-bcc@psu.edu, call the Events Hotline at 724-773-3600 or visit www.beaver.psu.edu/brodhead.

 

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