This version of the classic Stephen Sondhein musical, starred Patti Lupone and Michael Cerveris, in a Broadway production that was originally staged in London in 2004. More…
Sweeney Todd, whose real name is Benjamin Barker, uses his new alias to resume work in his barber shop above Mrs. Lovett’s struggling pie shop after being wrongfully sentenced to life imprisonment by the corrupt Judge Turpin. After swearing vengeance against the judge that tore his family apart, Todd and Lovett plot a unique plan that helps them both and leads them down a dangerous, thrilling path with deadly consequences.
See it if You love Sondheim. I don't understand it. This show has been called his masterpiece. As far as I can see, the emperor has no clothes,
Don't see it if You don't consider serial homicides entertaining.
See it if you love a classic storyline and have the patience to sit through the whole thing!
Don't see it if you're easily distracted or put off by the macabre storyline.