by Iris Moebius - Oct 29, 2015

1973 sah der amerikanische Komponist Stephen Sondheim die Bearbeitung des Dramas «Sweeney Todd, the Barber of Fleet Street» von George Dibdin Pitt aus dem Jahre 1842 und wagte sechs Jahre spater eine Musical-Version als Thriller. Das Schauerliche verband er dabei mit komodiantischem Witz und liebreicher Musik zu tiefschwarzem Humor. Die Premiere fand vergangenen Samstag am Theater Luzern statt, wo weitere Vorstellungen noch bis Februar 2016. Und das hatten die Kritiker zu sagen: (more...)

The Vancouver Opera Concludes 2014-15 Season with SWEENEY TODD, Now thru 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

Revenge will be delicious in the final production of Vancouver Opera's 2014-2015 season: Stephen Sondheim's brilliantly thrilling Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, onstage at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for 6 performances tonight, April 25 - May 3, 2015. (more...)

The Vancouver Opera Presents SWEENEY TODD, 4/25-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

A massive 12,000-pound moving steel platform – and the Vancouver Opera Orchestra – will dominate the Queen Elizabeth theatre stage for VO's innovative new production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, opening April 25, 2015 for only 6 performances through May 3. (more...)

The Vancouver Opera Presents SWEENEY TODD, 4/25-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

A massive 12,000-pound moving steel platform – and the Vancouver Opera Orchestra – will dominate the Queen Elizabeth theatre stage for VO's innovative new production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, opening April 25, 2015 for only 6 performances through May 3. (more...)

The Vancouver Opera Concludes Its 2014-2015 Season with SWEENEY TODD, 4/25-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Revenge will be delicious in the final production of Vancouver Opera's 2014-2015 season: Stephen Sondheim's brilliantly thrilling Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, onstage at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre for 6 performances April 25 - May 3, 2015. (more...)