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 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
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
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.
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.