On the Air!

Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Feb. 2-19, 2023

(on-sale Nov. 29, 2022)

Book by Hugh Wheeler / Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to nineteenth century London, seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, above which, he opens a new barber practice. Mrs. Lovett's luck sharply shifts when Todd's thirst for blood inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London lining up... and the carnage has only just begun!

Featuring COM Theatre faculty member H. Russ Brown in the title role!

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2022-2023 Season

The COM Theatre announces the upcoming 2022-2023 season:

  1. "Misery" by William Goldman, based on the novel by Stephen King
  2. "On the Air!" by Bret Jones
  3. "Sweeney Todd" Book by Hugh Wheeler / Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
  4. "Donkey" by John Patrick Bray
  5. "All Shook Up" Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley®, Book by Joe DiPietro

NEW 2022-23 Show Times

  • Thursday, 7 p.m.
  • Friday, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, 2:30 p.m.

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Since 1972, COM Community Theatre has presented over 228 productions including children's theatre, concerts and workshops with attendance of more than a quarter of a million people. The theatre has been recognized as one of America's leading community theatres, setting high production standards and developing one of this country's most innovative programs.

Beyond education, the College of the Mainland Theatre bears a three-fold commitment: to provide quality theatrical experiences for residents of the area, to offer a forum for local and regional talent by holding open auditions and to extend the reputation of College of the Mainland.