Already closed | 1h 15m | Midtown W

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Broadway)

From 497 member  reviews
Members say: Great singing, Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Intense

About the show

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.

1h 15m | Already closed | Eugene O'Neill Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (497)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great singing, Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Intense
91
Avg Score

100
Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if You enjoy plays that keep you in the edge of your seat.

Don't see it if Everyone should see it

88
Clever, Thought-provoking, Quirky, Masterful, Great singing

See it if You like dark comedy

Don't see it if You don't like gore

100
Ambitious, Great singing, Must see, Absorbing, Great staging

See it if You enjoy complex stories and music. Every element of the show demands the artists bring out their best work or the audience won't get it.

Don't see it if If you don't like black comedy or music and lyrics that challenge you as an audience member, don't go.

90
Absorbing, Clever, Edgy, Masterful, Riveting

See it if you love comedy and horror.

Don't see it if You want the next "Sound of Music"

79
Enchanting, Intense, Epic, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you like musicals.

Don't see it if you don't like musicals, or DO. I don't always, but I enjoyed this one.

97
Absorbing, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Great acting

See it if loved the show at The Shaw

Don't see it if you aren't a fan of musicals

80
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Original, Intense

See it if You have a twisted mind and love theatre

Don't see it if You don't like violence

100
Delightful, Enchanting, Exquisite, Great acting, Riveting

See it if you love musicals, suspense, drama, romance it has it all

Don't see it if if you dont like musicals

75
Clever, Intense, Entertaining, Edgy, Great acting

See it if You love a protagonist with an elegant madness like King George in "Hamiltion" by Lynn Manwell Maranda, or a calm but entriging thriller

Don't see it if You are taking your young children or anyone who does not enjoy a murder "mystery" (I use quotation marks because it isn't really a mystery)

95
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great writing, Masterful

See it if You love Sondheim. This show is, in my opinion, one of Sondheim's best. It has his rhythms and personifies his love for his work.

Don't see it if You don't like blood or violence.There is a little bit of that in this show. So if you aren't good with blood, it's definitely not for you.

82
Enchanting, Epic, Great acting, Masterful, Must see

See it if You love a bloody thriller.

Don't see it if You're not into gore or great music

100
Exquisite, Funny, Great acting, Epic, Great singing

See it if You love dark humour, beautiful story and amazing performances.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with the following: murder, mentions of rape, cannibalism and the Victorian age of consent.

100
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Masterful, Resonant

See it if You enjoy gore, musicals, and don't mind blood, prefer dark themes

Don't see it if You dislike blood/gore, prefer lighter themes

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You love musicals...and mayhem..A tragic tale well told!

Don't see it if You're ok with missing out on an awesome production

74
Absorbing, Intense, Edgy

See it if You can handle gruesome idea

Don't see it if Delicate

90
Entertaining, Great staging, Great writing, Masterful, Original

See it if You have a dark sense of humor and enjoy surprise endings

Don't see it if You're squeamish

79
Entertaining, Edgy, Original, Relevant, Romantic

See it if See it if you enjoy dramas

Don't see it if Don't see it if you dislike gore

100
Great acting, Great staging, Masterful, Riveting, Intelligent

See it if You want to be on the edge of your seat with excitement.

Don't see it if You have a heart condition.

100
Absorbing, Delightful, Exquisite, Edgy, Entertaining

See it if You love Sondheim and complexity

Don't see it if you prefer standard musical theater

97
Edgy, Great acting, Great staging, Epic, Masterful

See it if you love period pieces

Don't see it if there's no chance you won't like it

100
Quirky, Great staging, Riveting

See it if You enjoy musicals

Don't see it if don't enjoy musicals

91
Great acting, Entertaining, Masterful, Intense, Great staging

See it if You like dark and haunting lyrics

Don't see it if Are put off by rude and risqué themes


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