WSP's Sweeney Todd Wins 4 Broadwayworld Chicago Awards

Photo: RFP Photography
Photo: RFP Photography

Williams Street Repertory's Sweeney Todd Wins 4 Broadwayworld Chicago Awards 

Williams Street Repertory (WSR) is proud to announce it recent production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street won four Broadway World Chicago awards on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2014. 

The show ran from Oct. 25 to Nov. 2, 2013 at Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake and received rave reviews from patrons and community alike.

“The show kicked off our 3rd season and I am proud that all of the hard work is being recognized—especially by the Chicago community,” says Richard Kuranda, founding artistic director. “As an emerging company we are proud to call Crystal Lake our home!”

WSR won for:

  • Best Direction (Mark R Mahallak)
  • Best Musical Direction (Mike Potts)
  • Best Lighting Design (Steven Spera)
  • Best Scenic Design (Stephen H Carmody) in a Musical or Revue (non-equity).

WSR thanks everyone who supported the show.

WSR’s 2013/14 next production will be a fully mounted production of She Loves Me directed by Roger Zawacki opening Feb. 7 and running select times and dates through Feb. 16.

WSR will close its season with Barefoot in the Park directed by Regina Belt-Daniels (May 2014) as well as a month long run of Suds: The Rockin’ 60’s Musical Soap Opera in July of 2014.

Performances take place at Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams Street in Historic Downtown Crystal Lake.

Tickets and more information are available through the Box Office:815.356.9212 or online at wsrep.org and rauecenter.org.


About Williams Street Repertory

Williams Street Repertory (WSR) is a 501(c)3 non-profit theatre company in-house at Raue Center For The Arts dedicated to sustaining an artistic process of innovative and emotionally charged work, telling diverse stories with an ever growing company of well-respected local, regional and national artists. The company has attracted tremendous support and has since grown by leaps and bound.

Richard Kuranda serves as the founding artistic director of WSR with Michael Vandercook as the director of production. WSR is most proud of their four BroadwayWorld.com awards for the first show of their third season, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. For additional information please visit wsrep.org,facebook.com/wsrep and twitter.com/wsrep.

Source: Raue Center for the Arts


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