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Nearly thirty years after Sweeney Todd debuted on Broadway, in the process of preparing for the film adaptation, Stephen Sondheim took the opportunity to edit a line that irked him. In the Original Broadway Cast recording of “A Little Priest"––the Act One closing number replete with imaginative human pie-fillings––the last three lines are: SWEENEY TODD: We’ll serve anyone–– MRS. LOVETT: Meaning anyone–– TOGETHER: And to anyone at all! In his book Look, I Made a Hat, Sondheim