Lunt-fontanne Theatre | New York, New York
Book an slot for Wednesday 1st May 2024 because Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is back in business at the Lunt-fontanne Theatre! Returning 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.
Through the spectacular sound of a 26-player orchestra, the audience will be mesmerized by Sondheim’s original songs like “A Little Priest” and “Green Finch and Linnet Bird.” Experience in a top-notch cast of performers, haunting melodies, and exquisitely crafted choreography against the foreboding backdrop of gothic London. Witness Josh Groban as the title barber and Annaleigh Ashford as the widowed shopkeeper Mrs. Lovett in this grisly, yet shockingly funny, tale of vengeance, pies, and straight razors. Step into the shadows and bear witness to the chilling story of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street on Wednesday 1st May 2024 at the Lunt-fontanne Theatre, New York.
Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, global success and has achieved eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical for its Broadway debut. The exhilarating theatrical production was created by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, much to the delight of show goers around the globe. It is especially loved for its thrilling appeal.
Sweeney Todd is an unfairly exiled barber who returns to nineteenth-century London searching for vengeance against the corrupt judge who framed him and devastated his young wife in this infamous narrative. Todd's road to revenge takes him to Mrs. Lovett, the savvy proprietress of a failing pie shop above which he opens a new barbershop. Mrs. Lovett's fortunes drastically change when Todd's hunger for blood inspires the invention of a brand-new ingredient in her meat pies that has Londoners queuing up.
This incredible production has all those rare elements for an absolutely night out, but be warned, tickets will sell out very fast so be sure to grab yours for Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Wednesday 1st May 2024, before it is too late, and you miss out.