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
Refreshing, Intelligent, Great staging, Funny, Clever

See it if This is a review of the 2007 staging with Patti LuPone. This was incredible-one if my favorites. Very cleverly staged. What talent!

Don't see it if You don’t like dark humor, don’t see this.

100
Absorbing, Exquisite, Funny, Dizzying, Edgy

See it if You're interested in morality and the human condition.

Don't see it if Blood makes you squeamish.

92
Entertaining, Masterful, Absorbing, Ambitious, Epic

See it if You love dark humor and a great musical

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

92
Exquisite, Great acting, Absorbing, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You like dark, complicated stories with superb music.

Don't see it if You're looking for light entertainment

66
Edgy, Epic, Excruciating, Insipid, Intense

See it if You like gore.

Don't see it if You don't like blood.

92
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Riveting

See it if you like song-time style numbers, and a dark sense of humor.

Don't see it if you're sense of humor is limited to the light

85
Edgy, Great acting, Intense, Masterful, Excruciating

See it if you want to watch something a little creepy/spooky but also heartfelt

Don't see it if you would rather watch something more fluffy

77
Entertaining, Edgy, Intense, Thought-provoking, Great acting

See it if You enjoy a bit of dark humor in your Broadway shows

Don't see it if You aren't a fan of intense and dark characters or plots

90
Funny, Great acting, Great singing

See it if you like dark musicals with heavy music

Don't see it if you're only into Disney musicals

90
Funny, Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Riveting

See it if enjoy Sondheim, great singing, great acting and a great story.

Don't see it if you don't like bawdy humor and audience participation.

85
Intense, Blood filled, Violent

See it if You like dark humour and revenge plots.

Don't see it if If you are squeemish.

100
Clever, Entertaining, Epic, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if You enjoy musicals by Stephen Sondheim

Don't see it if You feel uncomfortable with a musical about murder and cannibalism

99
Entertaining, Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You're a fan of the story itself, along with some awesome costumes, blood and gore, and a bomb chorus.

Don't see it if You're blood-sensitive, are uncomfortable with gore and murder, or sexual/predatory references.

98
Ambitious, Absorbing, Clever, Great singing, Masterful

See it if You like clever lyrics, beautiful music, and pies!

Don't see it if You don't like blood.

91
Clever, Quirky, Romantic, Profound, Great singing

See it if You enjoy a darker story line with excellent music and quirky characters.

Don't see it if You dislike blood shed.

100
Clever, Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Thought-provoking

See it if This musical keeps you on your toes if youve never seen a horror/gore musical.

Don't see it if You have kids with you.

75
Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intense, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy an edge to a tragic tale.

Don't see it if You cannot simply take the story for what it is without hating most every character the entire time.

78
Confusing, Enchanting, Great singing, Epic, Masterful

See it if You like scary movies! It is a show that is mostly all sung, with very little dialogue and all the songs are incredible.

Don't see it if This is PG13 at least. There are many scenes not suitable for younger audiences. It doesn't have a very happy ending

100
Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Intimate setting

See it if You love live interactive, engrossing, theatre with spectacular acting.

Don't see it if Don't enjoy getting up close and personal with the actors.

30
Edgy, Excruciating, Disappointing, Intense, Dizzying

See it if You enjoy blood and guts and cannibalism.

Don't see it if You can't handle blood, or the thought of cannibalism.

80
Absorbing, Dizzying, Edgy, Great acting, Epic

See it if You want to see an absolutely thrilling and exhilarating experience from beginning to end.

Don't see it if you're squeamish or sensitive to blood.

93
Absorbing, Great singing, Riveting

See it if You enjoy dark and twisted stories, enjoy Sondheim, enjoy Norm Lewis or Carolee Carmello

Don't see it if You are not into dark or gruesome storylines or characters, are with children, are strongly against murder or cannibalism.

100
Absorbing, Entertaining, Exquisite, Ambitious

See it if Sheer brilliance and moving!

Don't see it if If you hate musicals

92
Profound, Masterful, Intelligent, Hilarious, Intense

See it if If you love dark humor or if you love Sondheim, this is a must see.

Don't see it if Don't see if you can't stand revenge stories

100
Absorbing, Edgy, Intense, Quirky, Thought-provoking

See it if You appreciate dark comedies

Don't see it if You like meat pies


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