Ana Gasteyer talks to Chicago Tribune about “Passion”

Here’s a great interview with Ana Gasteyer, the lead in the Chicago Shakes‘ musical production Passion, by Stephen Sondheim.  The interview also includes Tony-award winning director Gary Griffin.

High School productions of “Sweeney Todd”?

I came across these 2 clips of high school advertisements for their productions of “Sweeney Todd“.  I would have never thought such a difficult show could be pulled off by teenagers; not to mention the subject matter.  Bet the right-wing theatre-goers loved this one!  Anyway, whether or not the actual productions were worth seeing or not, the trailers are fun.

Too much time on their hands – more “Sweeney”

In the category of “Too Much Time On Their Hands” (as opposed to those of us busy writing earth-shattering blogs) – there’s an entire series of bad claymation shorts of Sweeney Todd scenes.  God that’s good???