Lunt-fontanne Theatre | New York, New York
It's an evening of shudders, thrills, and terrifying scenes on Friday 10th November 2023 as Sweeney Todd arrives to the Lunt-fontanne Theatre! Nearly two decades after his last theatrical revival, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street returns to shave patrons and shock audiences. Guided by notable director Thomas Kail, known for his work on Hamilton, this dark musical also revives the original Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Sondheim, featuring audience-favorite tunes like “Pirelli’s Miracle Elixir” and “The Worst Pies in London.” Immerse yourself in a tale of revenge that spans for a duration of two and three-quarters hours, and experience Sweeney Todd (Josh Groban) and Mrs. Lovett (Annaleigh Ashford) operate their gruesome enterprise in the shadowy heart of Gotham London. Breathtaking set designs, top-notch actors, and chilling orchestral melodies all come together in this extraordinary theatrical endeavor. Such a achievement of theatrical excellence ensures an experience that's both captivating and frightening! Keep your eyes on the stage, remain where you are. Witness Sweeney Todd’s story unfold at the Lunt-fontanne Theatre, found in New York on Friday 10th November 2023. Reserve your entrance tickets at this moment - ahead of it’s too far gone.
Get yourselves ready because Sweeney Todd is returning to the stage in a highly anticipated revival. The unforgettable musical thriller is known as Stephen Sondheim’s most remarkable work. The riveting plot paired with the hauntingly beautiful tunes makes it the perfect Broadway musical. It debuted on Broadway in 1979, and the story and music continues to dazzle audiences today. Some of the most unforgettable songs from the musical include “Johanna,” “Not While I’m Around,” and “The Ballad of Sweeney Todd.”
Sondheim came up with the idea for the musical. The thought of it came after seeing British actor Christopher Bond's play about the old-time murderer Sweeney Todd. He described it as "a dark operetta," but also named it "a movie for the stage." It is almost completely underscored: 80% of the show is sung, and Sondheim's music play constantly behind the action.
The story is about a hellbent barber who seeks out revenge in 19th-century London. In this Broadway revival, Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford star as the murderous haircutter and his infatuated sidekick, Mrs. Lovett. Dedicated to helping Sweeney Todd, Mrs. Lovett turns Sweeney Todd’s victims into meat pies for clueless customers. The distinctive musical thriller is mostly sung-through and includes both dark tunes and upbeat melodies.
Finally!Good news! Broadway audiences will be able to hear Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning score in its entirety - complete with Jonathan Tunick's iconic 26-player orchestration - four decades since this last happened.
This is your opportunity to enjoy Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street when it comes to New York, New York this fall! The show’s much awaited return is one you need to see. This thrilling musical will move you and haunt you in surprising ways. So, get up and ring your friends and family because you must to witness the show! Timeout vouches for the production and said, it’s “a bold, brazen and breathtakingly entertaining experience, any way you slice it.”
Select your spots to the show as soon as you can before they sell out! Sweeney Todd will slice his way to the famed Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Friday 10th November 2023.