The cast of the Nelson production of Sweeney Todd during dress rehearsal on Tuesday.

Curtain opens on Nelson’s Sweeney Todd

With a cast of wonderfully talented youngsters, the five-show run is not to be missed.

The Capitol Theatre’s Summer Youth Program production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street opened last night. With a cast of wonderfully talented youngsters, the five-show run is not to be missed.

Under the direction of Geoff Burns and musical direction of Allison Girvan, the rather dark musical is the 25th annual in the Capitol Theatre’s youth run.

The show runs tonight through Sunday starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Capitol Theatre box office, by phone at 250-352-6363 or purchase them online at capitoltheatre.bc.ca.