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

94
Absorbing, Great staging, Indulgent

See it if It defies gravity.

Don't see it if You don't have an imagination.

88
Must see

See it if You adore the classics!

Don't see it if You like happy endings and kind-hearted protagonists

94
Masterful, Original, Must see

See it if you like the classics!

Don't see it if you don't like your shows dark

100
Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Intelligent

See it if Even if you don't like Sondheim, YOU GET PIE!!

Don't see it if Not for Sondheim haters or those who prefer upbeat musicals. The show's themes are dark

92
Enchanting

See it if you love Sondheim

Don't see it if you like light-hearted shows

92
Riveting

See it if you enjoy dark comedy

Don't see it if you prefer upbeat, light-hearted shows on your night out

92
Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if you love Stephen Sondheim!

Don't see it if you dislike dark shows

95
Exquisite

See it if you appreciate dark humor and a great score

Don't see it if you don't like your protagonists quite so twisted

82
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you love great singing, a fun story line and edgy humor

Don't see it if you're not a fan of violence/dark humor

93
Must see

See it if you love classic Sondheim!

Don't see it if you're not one for gory storylines

91
Must see

See it if you love haunting scores and dark themes

Don't see it if you want to take your young children to see a show

80
Edgy, Funny, Entertaining, Riveting, Clever

See it if You're in the mood for a dark musical.

Don't see it if You're squeamish.

100
Edgy, Intense, Masterful, Thought-provoking, Great writing

See it if You enjoy the story

Don't see it if You get sick at the sight of blood!

90
Absorbing, Creepy, Intense, Intimate, Unique

See it if You want a good scare. You're looking for an experience outside the norm

Don't see it if You want subtlety and nuance or a bit of remove.

Also Yes, this production is all about the intense scares and the atmospher... Read more Read less

100
Clever, Exquisite, Masterful, Riveting, Original

See it if You love Stephen Sondheim and a wonderful dark comedy

Don't see it if somethings wrong with you!

70
Entertaining, Quirky, Intense, Great singing

See it if you're a fan of darker humour

Don't see it if you like a happy ending

71
Clever, Epic, Great singing, Great acting, Masterful

See it if like off broadway productions

Don't see it if unconventional seating

86
Clever, Great singing, Great acting, Great staging, Intense

See it if You're a Stephen Sondheim fan and enjoy dark comedies.

Don't see it if You don't like watching crazy barbers

95
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Edgy

See it if you like a good show

Don't see it if nothing

100
Exquisite, Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Must see

See it if You love great theater you love Stephen Sondheim you want to see the definitive Sweeney you appreciate great Theatre do not miss this show.

Don't see it if You don't like Sondheim and there's no hope of you ever becoming a Sondheim fan other than that everyone should see this magnificent show

78
Dizzying, Edgy, Epic, Great writing

See it if you enjoy edgy shows. It's very dark and can be scary at some times, so if you enjoy being spooked this is the show for you!

Don't see it if You don't enjoy being spooked. Also, it can get gory, so do not see it if you have an uneasy stomach.

86
Great acting, Intense, Excruciating, Entertaining, Great writing

See it if You enjoy revenge

Don't see it if You are iffy about murder

84
Great singing, Great staging, Masterful, Must see

See it if you enjoy Sondheim in a well-staged production.

Don't see it if you prefer light musicals.

95
Riveting, Great writing, Great singing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if You love Sondheim and difficult music. You like dark humor and grief and gore all mixed together. You must also love anti heroes.

Don't see it if You can't stand dissonance in your love songs, seeing people kill the people love disturbs you and eating a loved one seems perverse.

Also Seriously the music in this show has to be some of the greatest ever w... Read more Read less

92
Slow, Must see, Intense, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You're a fan of mystery, suspense, and a crime story.

Don't see it if You cannot handle blood or death.


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