Lunt-fontanne Theatre | New York, New York
Expect the most brutal night on the planet at this excellent rendition of Sweeney Todd. It has all the perfect ingredients for that special something that is often lacking in other productions. Murder, revenge, and blood are all the main themes you can expect to see and of course, the all too real visuals delivered by an astounding cast. You better be quick for this one, as tickets have already started selling and you don’t want to miss out on this incredible show at Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Wednesday 24th April 2024.
Be incredibly cautious when selecting the place to have your hair done. Having surpassed four decades after his initial appearance, Sweeney Todd comes back to shave heads and slash throats at the infamous Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Wednesday 24th April 2024.
"A captivating revival with ample chuckles and serious frights. Experience the tale–you won't regret it." - Entertainment Weekly.
Yet again, The Myth of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street nurtures a new crop of intrigued minds with a two-hour, 45-minute presentation of fatal actions veiled in the obscurity of a pre-Victorian London. Join in as an partner to the homicidal pair of barber and bakery owner in an unsettling and hilariously twisted tale teeming with gothic scenes, enchanting choreography, and eerie melodies performed by a real-time orchestra consisting of 26 instrumentalists.
Featuring Josh Groban in the role of Sweeney Todd and Annaleigh Ashford taking on the role of Mrs. Lovett, the performance boldly displays top-notch on-stage talents in contemporary Broadway.
The grand presentation of this musical terror encompasses director Thomas Kail, famous for his work on Hamilton, alongside Hugh Wheeler's original script and the triumphant comeback of Stephen Sondheim's award-winning score, containing songs like “A Little Priest” and “Green Finch and Linnet Bird.” Also participating are a number of of the stage world's most seasoned creatives operating behind the curtains.
In a new conversation earlier this year, leading actor Annaleigh Ashford shared her profound respect for the initial Mrs. Lovett, theater icon Angela Lansbury.
"I always hoped of emulating Angela Lansbury as I developed older, because she personified the penultimate role actress. She possessed the talent to discover comedy and life, as well as humanity within each and every persona she portrayed… She performed in an era when the prevailing influence was the patriarchy, and she coped with grace and affection… Each time I encountered her — our paths crossed thrice — I cried tears in an awkward that was uncomfortable enough for me to withdraw."
Quench your thirst for adventure on Wednesday 24th April 2024 as Sweeney Todd: The Sinister Barber of Fleet Street performs his dramatic entrance at the stately Lunt-fontanne Theatre, situated in the heart of New York.