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

86
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining

See it if Great production.

Don't see it if Cannot get a good seat. Most seats offer terrible visibility.

72
Confusing, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Intense

See it if you like it bloody.

Don't see it if you cannot see blood.

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Must see, Delightful

See it if you want to experience an intimate theater experience. The cast is amazing! The acting &singing are great. You can even buy a meat pie b/f

Don't see it if you don't like being part of the action. The room is small and if you sit at the tables, the show happens right in front of you..literally!

88
Absorbing, Engrossing, Creative staging, Fast-paced, Immersive

See it if you love Sweeney Todd and want an experience to see it reinvented. Totally Fresh!

Don't see it if you are a vocal snob.. the current cast is great, but certainly favors acting chops over classical vocalists.

90
Great staging, Absorbing, Clever

See it if you love Sondheim, immersive theater, being really, really close to the actors, Le Mis-level revenge fantasies, and Shakespearean tragedy

Don't see it if are squeamish thinking about murder, and like your personal space.

85
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Edgy, Great staging

See it if You enjoy dark entertainment

Don't see it if You are easily shocked

90
Clever, Great acting, Intense, Ambitious, Entertaining

See it if You are looking for a unique theatre experience. You like Sondheim.

Don't see it if You hate sondheim, you do not like interactive/in your face theatre

100
Absorbing, Great acting, Great singing, Great writing, Masterful

See it if are a Sondheim fan and enjoy engrossing, epic storytelling

Don't see it if you want something a little more light-hearted.

93
Clever, Great singing, Great acting

See it if You are a fan of this showThis production is wonderful.The small venue makes the show interactive.The talent is amazing.Staging is genius.

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of a demon barber.

84
Funny, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You are a fan of Sweeney Todd; you like clever anti-heros.

Don't see it if You really don't do cannibalism.

85
Absorbing, Great singing, Entertaining, Great staging, Great writing

See it if You love Sweeney or you've never seen the show. This is a Broadway production in an off Broadway theatre, up close and personal.

Don't see it if You dislike the score.

Also I've seen so many productions of Sweeney over the years but this was b... Read more Read less

100
Riveting, Must see, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if You like immersive theatre. In this production, you are IN the pie shop and the action takes place around you. Fabulous acting, singing

Don't see it if You don't like "dark" shows. This is an immersive dark operetta where the actors are amongst the audience

90
Absorbing, Great singing, Great acting, Must see, Riveting

See it if You love Sweeney Todd (how can you not?) and want to see a refreshing take on the show, you are cool with immersive theatre

Don't see it if You don't want performers to get in your face

85
Absorbing, Entertaining

See it if If you like musicals with the macabre twist. Good music and interesting story.

Don't see it if You don’t like horror story musicals

90
Great staging

See it if I love the small stage and quaint atmosphere of this show. I love the way they captured this show in an intimate setting. I love Sondheim!

Don't see it if You want bright lights and a sparkling set. Also if you don't care for small intimate theaters and small audience spaces, don't see it!

Also I loved this show!!!

93
Absorbing, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Yoiu enjoy dark, baritone plays

Don't see it if You don't enjoy a little bit of gore.

97
Clever, Great acting, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if wonderful production, a must-see for Sondheim fans

Don't see it if you don't like Sondheim musicals

90
Absorbing, Ambitious, Excruciating, Thought-provoking

See it if You like intense, very heavy themes. And are alright with the dark side of life.

Don't see it if You are not alright with things totally off the straight and narrow path; not alright with stories about evil and mean people.

95
Ambitious, Immersive, Clever

See it if You're hungry because they serve dinner if you get the right ticket, immersive, alternative space

Don't see it if It's loud, a little intense for the front row

95
Ambitious, Epic, Must see

See it if you enjoy immersive theater, re-imaginings of a classic tale or feeling ALIVE as the story unfolds around you.

Don't see it if you're turned off by an immersive environment, you aren't a fan of pie, you can't figure out how to get to Barrow St. Theater.

Also MUST. SEE.... Read more Read less

83
Entertaining, Great staging, Intense, Edgy, Enchanting

See it if you're a fan of dark musicals

Don't see it if you're looking for something upbeat

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Intelligent, Masterful

See it if you want an intense show

Don't see it if you don't like violence ;)

86
Exquisite, Edgy, Great staging, Masterful, Riveting

See it if you enjoy songs about murder and betrayal

Don't see it if you're squeamish with blood

85
Great singing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if great version of Sweeney todd, I saw it with patti lupone and I was blown away. Definitely does justice to previous productions.

Don't see it if You don’t like dark comedy

100
Exquisite, Epic, Great acting, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You are a fan of Stephen Sondheim

Don't see it if You are squeamish with blood.


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