Photos: 'Sweeney Todd' through Robert Petkoff's bloody lens

Through The Eyes of Sweeney- Robert Petkoff's Photo Story

Robert Petkoff Sweeney Todd Michael Brian Dunn Sweeney Todd has been an extraordinary creative and personal experience for all those involved with the DCPA Theatre Company’s acclaimed production, which closes Sunday (May 15).

And, clearly, a lot of fun.

Robert Petkoff, who plays the titular role, has been chronicling his experience in Denver from the first rehearsal, and today he shares his backstage photos with DCPA NewsCenter readers and Theatre Company audiences. All photos by Robert Petkoff.

To see the complete gallery, hover your cursor over the photo at the top of the page. Click the forward arrow to be taken to the next photo.

(Pictured at right: Robert Petkoff has a little bit of fun with castmate Michael Brian Dunn [the barber Adolfo Pirelli] during a rehearsal break. Photo by Robert Petkoff.) 

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Robert Petkoff Sweeney Todd Kathleen McCall and Christine Rowan. Photo Credit: Robert Petkoff.

Robert Petkoff caught this lovable lick between the Beggar Woman (Kathleen McCall) and ensemble member Christine Rowan. Photo Credit: Robert Petkoff.

Sweeney Todd: Information

  • 270x270-sweeney-toddMusic and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by High Wheeler (adapted by Christopher Bond); musical adaptation by DeVotchKa
  • Through May 15
  • Stage Theatre
  • Grammy-nominated Denver band DeVotchKa takes on the legendary demon barber of Fleet Street, serving up a reinvention of Sondheim’s musical thriller. Hell-bent on revenge, Sweeney Todd takes up with his enterprising neighbor in a devilish plot to slice their way through London’s upper crust. Justice will be served — along with audacious humor and bloody good thrills.
  • Tickets:  SOLD OUT

  • Previous NewsCenter coverage of Sweeney Todd:
    Theatre Company giddily going down rabbit hole in 2015-16
    DeVotchKa frontman promises a Sweeney Todd that’s ‘loud and proud’
    DCPA announces DeVotchka-infused Sweeney Todd casting
    Where the band meets the blade: Rehearsals open
    Co-stars on bringing DeVotchKa’s fresh blood to Sondheim
    Video sneak peek with DeVotchKa
    Five things we learned at Perspectives: Use a dull blade!
    Interview, video: Sweeney Todd actors sing for Denver Actors Fund
    Opening Night photo gallery and story
    Sweeney Todd star recalls agony, ecstasy of Tantalus

    Previous Sweeney Todd cast profiles:
    Meet Danny Rothman
    Meet Jean McCormick
    Meet Daniel Berryman 
    Meet Michael Brian Dunn

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