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Characters: Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd/Benjamin Barker: A barber by trade, Benjamin Barker adopts the name of Sweeney Todd and returns to London after fifteen years of unjust exile to seek revenge on those who sent him there.

Nellie Lovett: A cheerful, talkative, but amoral owner of a meat pie shop, Nellie Lovett is Sweeney’s former landlady and is enamored of him.

Anthony Hope: A naïve, young sailor who rescues Sweeney, Anthony Hope falls in love with Johanna Barker.

Johanna Barker: Sweeney’s beautiful young daughter, Johanna Barker has been raised by Judge Turpin as his ward.

Judge Turpin: A corrupt judge, Turpin became obsessed with Lucy Barker and later with her daughter. Johanna.

Tobias Ragg: A simpleton who works first for con-man Pirelli and then for Mrs. Lovett, Tobias Ragg does not trust Sweeney.

Beadle Bamford: A corrupt public official, Beadle Bamford is Judge Turpin’s right-hand man and accomplice.

Jonas Fogg: The corrupt head of the local insane asylum, Jonas Fogg is in league with Judge Turpin.

Beggar Woman/Lucy Barker: A mad crone whose interjections go unheeded, she is eventually identified as Benjamin Barker’s wife, Lucy, who was raped by Judge Turpin.

Adolfo Pirelli/Daniel O’Higgins: An Irish charlatan and former employee of Benjamin Barker, he has developed a public persona as a flashy Italian barber.

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