Lunt-fontanne Theatre | New York, New York
Book an spot for Wednesday 25th October 2023 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 spellbound by Sondheim’s distinctive songs like “A Little Priest” and “Green Finch and Linnet Bird.” Experience in a top-notch cast of performers, haunting melodies, and beautifully crafted choreography against the ominous backdrop of gothic London. Join Josh Groban as the main barber and Annaleigh Ashford as the bereaved shopkeeper Mrs. Lovett in this grisly, yet surprisingly funny, tale of revenge, pies, and straight razors. Step into the shadows and observe to the chilling story of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street on Wednesday 25th October 2023 at the Lunt-fontanne Theatre, New York.
Attend the marvelous dark tale. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a musical thriller unlike the rest. The talented duo Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical thriller follows the story of Sweeney Todd - a murderous barber. The hauntingly beautiful tale is one that you cannot miss. It is dark and thrilling, but shares comedic laughs with the audience too. According to 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 joyful barber, a loving husband, and a proud father. Now, he is consumed by darkness and seeks nothing but revenge after being exiled for so long. When things don’t go his way, he promises to seek vengeance on all of humanity. Helping him commit his crimes, Mrs. Lovett turns Sweeny Todd’s victims into meat pies and sells them to unsuspecting 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 ’Best Musical’ and several others at the Tony Awards upon its premiere on Broadway. Since then, the production has been revived numerous times. In 2007, it was adapted into a film by Tim Burton which starred Johnny Depp as the main character.
This fall, you get the turn to set foot in the Tony Award-winning musical! Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will definitely leave you thrilled and wanting more. This is your chance to finally understand why this Broadway production has made a significant impact and remains one of the best in the industry. Catch the show live when it head onto the Lunt-fontanne Theatre on Wednesday 25th October 2023. See for yourself – the story of London’s Victorian-era serial killer is not for the faint of heart. Are you up for the challenge?
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