Lunt-fontanne Theatre | New York, New York
Get an slot for Wednesday 10th April 2024 because Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is back in business at the Lunt-fontanne Theatre! Making a return after over four decades, Stephen Sondheim’s renowned score makes a comeback in this 105-minute full-scale production of the eerie classic, directed by Tony Award winner Thomas Kail.
With the awe-inspiring sound of a 26-player orchestra, the audience will be captivated by Sondheim’s original songs like “A Little Priest” and “Green Finch and Linnet Bird.” Immerse yourself in a top-notch cast of performers, haunting melodies, and beautifully crafted choreography against the dark backdrop of gothic London. Join Josh Groban as the title barber and Annaleigh Ashford as the bereaved shopkeeper Mrs. Lovett in this gruesome, yet surprisingly funny, tale of revenge, pies, and straight razors. Step into the darkness and observe to the horrifying story of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street on Wednesday 10th April 2024 at the Lunt-fontanne Theatre, New York.
Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, global hit and has achieved eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical for its Broadway debut. The fascinating theatrical production was created by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, much to the delight of spectators around the globe. It is loved for its shock appeal.
And why, exactly, is everyone chatting about this production? Let us fill you in on the story! This is undoubtedly one of the most awesome narratives in all of musical history.
You see, there's this unfair judge who extradites a London barber to Australia for a crime he didn't do just so he can have an affair with the man's gorgeous wife.
The bloodthirsty man returns to his old trade under a new title, Sweeney Todd, and vows revenge. Besides doing his barber business, his razor also kills. Murder!
Once he is done, the bodies are sent to Mrs. Lovett, who bakes meat pies out of them and sells them to the unsuspecting people of London.
Sweeney's want for blood will not be satisfied, no matter how many victims he kills, until he gets to the judge's throat. There is not a thing this play lacks. You can count on this one to provide the best time of your life, with a story that will blow your head off and visuals and props that have never been witnessed before anywhere in the world. Grab your tickets right now before it's too late to see the show of the spring. Trust us when we tell you, you don't want to miss out on this one.