Conejo Players’ musical is a cut above

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SHAVE AND A HAIRCUT TWO BITS—Mrs. Lovett (Dana Kolb) and Sweeney Todd (John David Wallis) celebrate their success in the Sondheim musical running at Conejo Player Theatre. Courtesy of Mike McCauley

Anytime a theater company decides to take on a show written by Stephen Sondheim, its creative team takes a collective breath. Sondheim shows always present unique challenges to casts due to their musical complexity, often employing difficult time signatures, range-taxing vocals and tongue-twisting ...

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