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the nudity is probably the same as in the original broadway production. you see a brief shot of Turpins bare ass in the rape.

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Salome wrote:
the nudity is probably the same as in the original broadway production. you see a brief shot of Turpins bare ass in the rape.



I thought he wore a gray body suite?

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Yakko wrote:
Salome wrote:
the nudity is probably the same as in the original broadway production. you see a brief shot of Turpins bare ass in the rape.

I thought he wore a gray body suite?


yes, i believe that was either a gray or flesh-tone body suit or undies or something - at least in the pro video. and i doubt they'd put out a warning for just a very brief flash such as that.

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Maybe they're staging Sweeney Todd: The Nude Version?



I once saw a production of Into the Woods where the Witch was nude.


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LeocadiaBegbick wrote:
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Maybe they're staging Sweeney Todd: The Nude Version?



I once saw a production of Into the Woods where the Witch was nude.



8O huh? :?

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It was only during the transformation scene... but still, it was kind of out there.


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I don't see a problem with nudity. People are naked. Somtimes. And Sweeney is a very sexual show.


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LeocadiaBegbick wrote:
It was only during the transformation scene... but still, it was kind of out there.



Yeah....It was already enough with the wolf costume in the OBC production....

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Witch...
Naked...
gah....
*twitch*

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eww...



that sounds a little...





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Not if it was Bernadette Peters doing it..but I agree anyone else #-o


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I think that the lewd wolf costume was silly and unnecessary. If the character's lasciviousness can't be communicated through acting, then there's something wrong with the performer. They shouldn't need to spell out the character's motivations with a big old wolf penis. This is, after all, a children's fairy tale---the subversiveness shouldn't be done in such a literal manner. The sexual overtones should be suggested at, and left for the audience to figure out themselves, not beat down over their heads.


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