ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine Summer Music Theatre Festival will present Stephen Sondheimâ€™s and Hugh Wheelerâ€™s macabre musical masterpiece Sweeney Todd at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Aug. 5-6, 12-13, and at 2p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7 & 14, at Hauck Auditorium, on the Orono Campus.
After returning to London from a long exile for a crime he didnâ€™t commit a bitter barber, Sweeney Todd, finds only broken fragments of his once happy life.Â Pitted on vengeance, and aided by an eccentric meat pie vendor Sweeney resumes his barber business offering his victimâ€™sÂ the best, and last, shave theyâ€™ll ever have.
Admission price is $14Â and $7 for a student ticket.
Contact Name: Tom Mikotowicz, UMaine Theatre Division Chair