Youth Theatre

Behind the Scenes on ‘Sweeney Todd: The Shock’n’Roll Show’

No production would go ahead if it were not for the team of people backstage.  We talked to a few of that team about the joys and challenges of staging a youth theatre production. How many costumes? Sue Daykin Indigo: “Well there are 19 actors” Sue: “– ok, so manageable.” Indigo: “Yes, but they each play multiple roles and some of those roles have more than one costume.” Sue: “So how many costumes?” Indigo: “…, 56.” That was better news than the 96 required for Alice in Wonderland, so off I went. Relatively straightforward, as no animals unlike Alice in Wonderland and The Lion, The Wi

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