Lunt-fontanne Theatre | New York, New York
Do you believe you’re prepared to witness the darkest Broadway musical to have ever seen the light of day? We sure hope you are because the Tony Award-winning Sweeney Todd is having a highly-anticipated run in New York, New York! This outstanding Broadway production is something you need to see!
The thrilling story of the Demon Barber from Fleet Street will be brought to life this spring in a marvelous musical production featuring the highly acclaimed director Thomas Kail. Sweeney Todd features music and lyrics by Stephen Soundheim and it includes hauntingly beautiful songs such as “The Ballad of Sweeney Todd.” The production will take place at the incredible Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Friday 5th April 2024. Prepare to immerse yourselves in the monstrous yet strangely hilarious story of Sweeney Todd.
Tickets to the highly-anticipated production are available right now. Guarantee your spots at the production by selecting your tickets as soon as you can before they run out!
Be incredibly cautious whenever selecting the place to get your hair done. With over four decades since his debut appearance, Sweeney Todd comes back to shave heads and slash throats at the well-known Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Friday 5th April 2024.
"A engrossing revival with considerable chuckles and grave frights. Experience the tale–you won't regret it." - Entertainment Weekly.
Once more, The Legend of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street feeds a fresh generation of intrigued minds with a 2-hour, 45-minute exhibition of deadly actions shrouded in the darkness of a pre-Victorian London. Engage as an partner to the homicidal pair of haircutter and pie shop owner in an unsettling and hilariously distorted narrative teeming with gothic scenes, captivating choreography, and sinister tunes played by a live orchestra consisting of 26 instrumentalists.
Featuring Josh Groban portraying Sweeney Todd and Annaleigh Ashford assuming the character of Mrs. Lovett, the spectacle boldly displays top-notch on-stage skills in modern Broadway.
The full-scale staging of this song-filled terror encompasses director Thomas Kail, famous for his direction on Hamilton, with Hugh Wheeler's initial script and the triumphant return of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning score, containing songs like “A Little Priest” and “Green Finch and Linnet Bird.” Joining them are several of the theater world's most seasoned creatives working behind the concealment.
In a new interview earlier in the year, primary actor Annaleigh Ashford talked about her profound respect for the original Mrs. Lovett, Broadway icon Angela Lansbury.
"I forever dreamed of becoming Angela Lansbury as I developed older, because she embodied the penultimate character actress. She displayed the skill to find humor and life, as well as humanity within every single persona she played… She acted in an era when the prevailing influence was the male-dominated society, and she navigated with grace and affection… Each time I met her — our paths crossed thrice — I shed tears in an manner that was embarrassing enough for me to withdraw."
Quench your thirst for adventure on Friday 5th April 2024 as Sweeney Todd: The Sinister Barber of Fleet Street makes his grand entrance at the majestic Lunt-fontanne Theatre, situated in the heart of New York.