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Stoneham High School Drama Club Performs 'Sweeney Todd' [PHOTOS]

Check out our photo gallery of the club performing "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" Thursday night at the high school.

The Drama Club kicked off the first of their three performances of the musical "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" Thursday night at the high school.

Locals packed the high school auditorium to see the show.

The book "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" was written by Hugh Wheeler, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and the adaptation by Christopher Bond.

Here is the cast of characters in order of appearance:

Character Student Actor Tobias Rigg Riley Moriarty Sweeney Todd Nick Preziosi Anthony Hope Tim Shiels Beggar Woman Nicole Cerullo Mrs. Lovett Zoey Michaels Young Lucy/Featured Ensemble Abi Hertz Judge Turpin Jeff Siegel The Beadle Kevin Dowling Bird Seller/Featured Ensemble Ashlyn Edwards Johanna Emily Pinto Adolpho Pirelli Denise O'Brien Man with Cap/Featured Ensemble Matt McGuire Passerby/Featured Ensemble Aaron Ford Jonas Fogg/Featured Ensemble Cameron Lemay Police Officer/Featured Ensemble Ben Doucette Police Officer/Featured Ensemble Austin Wu

The featured ensemble included:

  • Shona Barton-Negreiros
  • Madison Cabrerra
  • Miranda Degen-Portnoy
  • Micaela Guglielmi
  • Victoria Lanzilli
  • Rebecca Lerman
  • Erin Napier
  • Meaghan O'Neill
  • Molly O'Neill

The ensemble and Londoners included:

  • Jen Desrosias
  • Tamara Dkaidek
  • Katelyn Gearin
  • Alison Graziano
  • Kacey Green
  • Imani Griffin
  • Nicolina Jackson
  • Jeremy Peloquin
  • Rachel Peterson
  • Brenlee Shipps
  • Joanna Tarlach
  • Alyssa Ternullo
  • Bevin Waldman

The production crew included:

  • Connor Barry
  • Chris Bilbo
  • Kelly Brennan
  • Thomas Dillon
  • Chris Ford
  • Bill Hanley
  • Mary Kate McGrath
  • Sucharita Mukherjee
  • Kathryn Murphy
  • Caroline Thompson

The production staff included:

Position Name Director Mr. Jason Eppskrier  Music Director Mr. Robert Lague Technical Supervisors Ms. Danielle Catalano, Mr. Jason Eppskrier Choreographer Denise O'Brien Assistant Director Connor Barry Stage Managers Thomas Dalton, Bill Hanley Set Design Tiago Degen-Portnoy Technical Directors Chris Bilbo, Mary Kate McGrath Lighting Design Tiago Degen-Portnoy Lighting Operation Thomas Dalton, Pat Dunham Heads of Costumes Kasey Green, Caroline Thompson Costumes Crew Colleen Dowling, Matt McGuire Props Mistress Kathyrn Murphy Props Assistants Ben Doucette Make Up and Hair Heads Abi Hertz, Jeff Siegel Make Up and Hair Assistants Sucharita Mukherjee, Molly O'Neill Make Up and Hair Crew Helen Driscoll, Micaela Guglielmi, Victoria Lanzilli, Zoey Michaels, Denise O'Brien, Joanna Tarlach, Shayna Siegel Sound Design/Operation Chris Ford Sound Assistant Max Mullowney House Manager Shona Barton-Negreiros Lobby Artists Kelly Brennan, Helen Driscoll, Tommy Driscoll, Meaghan O'Neill Poster and T-Shirt Design Meaghan O'Neill Construction Crew Matt Aliberti, Shona Barton-Negreiros, Sarah Boussy, Joey Bragalone, Kelly Brennan, Elise Briand, Tiana Carreiro, Angela Cutone, Ashley Driscoll, Tommy Driscoll, Pat Dunham, Ashlyn Edwards, Katherine Emerson, Chris Ford, Alessia Guglielmi, Liam Harrington, Abi Hertz, Ken Hogan, Aly Kruse, Josh Leland, Lisa Malhas, Tommy Merchant, Arden Percoco, Kayla Shepherd, Brenlee Shipps, Greg Skidmore, Chris Stavre, Cassie Susi, Nicole Trant, Thomas Yewcic, Mike Young, Zach Young

The pit musicians included:

Instrument Name Piano/Conductor Mr. Robert Lague Clarinet/Flute/Saxophone Ms. Jenny Connors Saxophone Mr. Kevin Price Trumpet Mr. Mark Napierkowski Trombone Mr. Christian Howard Trombone Max Mullowney Vibraphone Mary Kate McGrath Bass Connor Barry Violin Catherine

The drama club will also be performing May 4-5 at 7 p.m. at the high school auditorium. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $7 for students.

Tom Boussy May 04, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Hats off to the drama club, once again they put on an astounding show, I’m always amazed by the abundance of talent that Stoneham Drama Club constantly rolls out on that stage, and last night was no exception. I loved the set, the show was amusing, well-acted, the singing and musical numbers as well as the pit musicians were outstanding. These kids have been working extremely hard on this production and you could see the pride and satisfaction on their (dead) faces. Congratulations on a great show.
Mark Ouellette May 04, 2012 at 04:30 PM
Hi folks, If you attended the show last night, feel free to upload your photos to this post (click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above the photo gallery) as well as to our Pics & Clips section found on the Stoneham Patch home page. We'll have video from both shows so stay tuned!
Mark Ouellette May 04, 2012 at 04:34 PM
Thanks for the review of the show, Tom. Did you have a favorite moment from the show?

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