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Rich Clark
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      08-02-2003

"Ken L. Cheshire" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> It was Len Cariou. I have a warn out VHS copy. And eagerly awaiting the

DVD. I
> heard a rumor that Spielberg is interested in making it into a movie (but

I can't
> verify that).


No it really was George Hearn in the video. It was Len Cariou in the
original cast, and on the original cast album. Perhaps that's the source of
the confusion over this.

Here's the data from sondheim.com:

TV National Tour Production Info:

Theatre ...... Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Televised ........... September 12, 1982
Station ...... The Entertainment Channel
Presented by ........... RKO/Nederlander
............... The Entertainment Channel
Executive Producers ..... Ellen M. Krass
............................. Archer King
Produced .................. Bonnie Burns
Executive in Charge .... James Rich, Jr.
Directed for TV ........... Terry Hughes
Lighting Designed for TV ... Bill Klages
Musical Conductor .......... Jim Coleman



Cast:

Anthony Hope .......... Cris Groenendaal
Sweeney Todd .............. George Hearn
Beggar Woman ................ Sara Woods
Mrs. Lovett ............ Angela Lansbury
Judge Turpin ............ Edmund Lyndeck
The Beadle ............. Calvin Remsberg
Johanna ................... Betsy Joslyn
Tobias Ragg ............... Ken Jennings
Pirelli .................. Sal Mistretta
The Birdseller ............. Spain Logue
The Passerby ............ Walter Charles
Jonas Fogg ............ Michael Kalinyen


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JimReid56
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      08-03-2003
I saw the original production in 1980 in NY and had a VHS of the video
production. It was Cariou on stage and George Hearn in the video.
 
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Ken L. Cheshire
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      08-03-2003
You guys are correct. I don't know where my brain was at.

JimReid56 wrote:

> I saw the original production in 1980 in NY and had a VHS of the video
> production. It was Cariou on stage and George Hearn in the video.



 
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