Lunt-fontanne Theatre | New York, New York
It's an evening of chills, excitement, and bloody scenes on Thursday 30th November 2023 as Sweeney Todd makes his way to the Lunt-fontanne Theatre! Nearly two decades since his last stage revival, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street returns to trim patrons and amaze audiences. Guided by notable director Thomas Kail, famous for his work on Hamilton, this morbid musical also revives the original Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Sondheim, featuring popular tunes like “Pirelli’s Miracle Elixir” and “The Worst Pies in London.” Immerse yourself in a story of revenge that extends for two hours and three quarters, and experience Sweeney Todd (Josh Groban) and Mrs. Lovett (Annaleigh Ashford) manage their gruesome enterprise in the dark heart of Gotham London. Breathtaking set elements, world-class actors, and chilling orchestral symphonies all come together in this extraordinary theatrical endeavor. Such an achievement of theatrical excellence ensures an experience that's both engaging and frightening! Don’t avert your gaze, stay in your seats. Witness Sweeney Todd’s story unfold at the Lunt-fontanne Theatre, located in New York on Thursday 30th November 2023. Reserve your tickets now - prior to it’s too delayed.
Attend the tale – and the tunes. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical thriller unlike the rest. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical thriller follows the story of Sweeney Todd - a hellbent barber. The hauntingly beautiful tale is one that you must see. It is dark and thrilling, but shares hilarious puns with the audience as well. As said by Entertainment Weekly, the musical brings “big laughs and serious scares.” As the production makes its way to New York, New York, this is your chance to experience the riveting revival for yourself.
Sweeney Todd used to shine brighter than the darkness that consumed him. Fifteen years back, he was a joyous barber, a loyal husband, and a overjoyed father. Now, he is consumed by darkness and seeks nothing but revenge to find justice for his family. When he doesn’t get what he wants, he swears to seek vengeance on everyone else. Helping him commit his crimes, Mrs. Lovett turns Sweeny Todd’s victims into meat pies and sells them to clueless townspeople.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is undoubtedly the lyricist and composer Stephen Sondheim’s most outstanding work. It was positively received, and is considered as his masterpiece. The production won a whopping number of Tony Awards upon its premiere on Broadway. Since then, the musical has been revived several times. In 2007, it was placed onto the screen by Tim Burton which showcased Johnny Depp as the star.
This fall, you get the chance to experience the Tony Award-winning musical! Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will indeed leave you thrilled and wanting more. This is your chance to get to know why this Broadway production has stood the test of time and remains the #1 in the industry. Catch the show live when it sets the stage on fire at the Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Thursday 30th November 2023. Come if you dare – the story of London’s famed serial killer is not for the faint of heart. Are you up for the challenge?
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