January 24th, 2008

Butterfly Lady

What we didn't get to see Alan Rickman sing

I have looked all over the place and I've finally found the lyrics for the Judge's Johanna(Mea Culpa). You can see them here @http://www.allmusicals.com/lyrics/sweeneytodd/johanna2.htm. I'll put them here as well:
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Here is a video of the judge singing the afore mentioned song during The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra's 2001 concert production of Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."
Features Broadway diva Patti LuPone as Mrs. Lovett and veteran stage actor George Hearn in the title role. Lisa Vroman as Johanna and Davis Gaines as Anthony Hope.



After reading the lyrics and watching the clip don't you wish we had been able to see that!?