Lunt-fontanne Theatre | New York, New York
Happening this fall, you have the amazing opportunity to experience the darkest Broadway musical ever produced. Sweeney Todd is being brought to New York, New York for a highly-anticipated return! Immerse yourselves in the story of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street in this dazzling musical that is sure to give you thrills. With music and lyrics by the 20th century’s greatest composer Stephen Soundheim, this production has set itself to be one of the best musicals ever written.
Sweeney Todd will have a run at the highly acclaimed Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Saturday 21st October 2023. Be prepared to experience the frightful Sweeney Todd which features choreography by Olivier Award-winning Steven Hoggett. The musical also includes haunting songs such as “A Little Priest.” Now, we compel you to ring your family to tell them you are all coming to see Sweeney Todd this fall!
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Be exceedingly cautious while selecting the place to have your hair done. Having surpassed four decades after his first appearance, Sweeney Todd comes back to trim heads and slash throats at the notorious Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Saturday 21st October 2023.
"A engrossing revival with considerable chuckles and serious frights. Witness the tale–you will not be disappointed." - Entertainment Weekly.
Once more, The Myth of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street feeds a new crop of inquisitive minds with a 2-hour, 45-minute exhibition of fatal deeds shrouded in the darkness of a pre-Victorian London. Join in as an partner to the murderous pair of barber and bakery owner in an disturbing and hilariously twisted tale teeming with gothic scenes, captivating choreography, and sinister tunes performed by a live orchestra including 26 instrumentalists.
Featuring Josh Groban in the role of Sweeney Todd and Annaleigh Ashford taking on the role of Mrs. Lovett, the spectacle proudly displays top-notch on-stage talents in contemporary Broadway.
The full-scale staging of this musical terror includes director Thomas Kail, renowned for his work on Hamilton, alongside Hugh Wheeler's original script and the triumphant return of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning score, which features songs like “A Little Priest” and “Green Finch and Linnet Bird.” Joining them are some of the theater world's most seasoned creatives operating behind the curtains.
In a fresh conversation earlier this year, leading actor Annaleigh Ashford discussed her deep admiration for the original Mrs. Lovett, Broadway icon Angela Lansbury.
"I always dreamed of becoming Angela Lansbury as I grew older, since she personified the penultimate role actress. She displayed the skill to discover humor and life, as well as compassion within every single character she portrayed… She acted during an era when the prevailing influence was the male-dominated society, and she navigated with elegance and affection… On all occasions I encountered her — our paths crossed thrice — I cried tears in an manner that was embarrassing enough for me to retreat."
Quench your thirst for adventure on Saturday 21st October 2023 as Sweeney Todd: The Sinister Barber of Fleet Street performs his dramatic arrival at the stately Lunt-fontanne Theatre, situated in the heart of New York.