Lunt-fontanne Theatre | New York, New York
It's an evening of chills, thrills, and gruesome scenes on Wednesday 21st February 2024 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 shave patrons and astonish audiences. Guided by notable director Thomas Kail, celebrated for his work on Hamilton, this dark musical also revives the original Tony Award-winning score by Stephen Sondheim, featuring crowd-pleasing tunes like “Pirelli’s Miracle Elixir” and “The Worst Pies in London.” Immerse yourself in a narrative of revenge that spans for two hours and three quarters, and observe Sweeney Todd (Josh Groban) and Mrs. Lovett (Annaleigh Ashford) manage their gruesome enterprise in the dark heart of medieval London. Impressive set designs, exceptional actors, and chilling orchestral symphonies all come together in this remarkable theatrical feat. Such an achievement of theatrical excellence ensures an experience that's simultaneously captivating and frightening! Don’t avert your gaze, stay where you are. Witness Sweeney Todd’s tale unfold at the Lunt-fontanne Theatre, located in New York on Wednesday 21st February 2024. Secure your tickets now - ahead of it’s too delayed.
Eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical for its Broadway debut, prove Sweeney Todd's worldwide success. Fans all over the world were thrilled by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's gory theatrical release and its creepy allure is a big part of why it's so great. In this notorious tale, barber Sweeney Todd returns to Victorian-era London wanting vengeance against the self-centered judge who falsely convicted him and ravished his young wife.
After opening a barbershop above Mrs. Lovett's weakening pie shop, Todd sets out on a goal of vengeance. Due to Todd's incessant desire for blood, the bodies pile up and Mrs. Lovett eventually gets that special new element for her meat pies that causes a stir in London.
You must be there at Lunt-fontanne Theatre to witness this incredible narrative unwind. The cast is completely triumphant in rendering this rendition, and the costumes are truly remarkable. Unfortunately, like all good things in life, there will only be a few positions available, and they will finish very quickly. To avoid disappointment, be sure to get your tickets for Wednesday 21st February 2024, here before it is too late.