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Sweeney Todd - 1980 - US Tour Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on a version of Sweeney Todd by Christopher Bond

Stephen Sondheim’s haunting musical thriller has been hailed "the greatest musical of the past half-century” by the Wall Street Journal. Sophisticated and uncompromising, “Sweeney Todd” has a great sense of fun, mixing intense drama with howlingly funny moments of dark humor. You will find yourself laughing hysterically one moment and gasping in surprise the next.

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by Joseph Harrison - Jul 9, 2022
How do you take a brilliant piece of classic musical theatre and improve upon it? Orlando’s New Generation Theatrical's production of SWEENEY TODD, does this by breaking down the typical stage barriers and immersing the audience in the material, creating a fresh (and fantastic) production.
by - Jul 29, 2022
Today's top stories include a first look at the German cast of Hamilton as they perform 'The Schuyler Sisters'. Plus, go inside the first performance of Kinky Boots off-Broadway, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022
James Caverly, who recently starred as Harold Hill in Olney Theatre Center's The Music Man will be starring in Deaf Broadway's ASL performance of Sweeney Todd at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park, as part of Lincoln Center's Summer for the City. 
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022
At a gathering last week of local dignitaries, RUBICON THEATRE, Ventura’s non-profit professional theatre company, shared progress and plans for a new community gathering space at the theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
The Muny's Tuesday, July 26 performance of Legally Blonde The Musical, which opened last night, will be postponed due to flooding in Forest Park and on The Muny campus caused by record-breaking rainfall overnight. See photos here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2022-23 season, its 43rd, held at TFANA’s home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 22, 2022
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces a free virtual information session to learn more about the Fall '22 term of the Producer Development & Mentorship Program (PDMP) on Thursday, August 11, 2022, 5pm-6:30pm ET via Zoom.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022
The Muny announced its full cast, design and production teams for the Muny Premiere of The Color Purple, August 3 – 9, 2022.   Joining the previously announced principal cast of Tracee Beazer (Shug Avery), Nasia Thomas (Nettie), Evan Tyrone Martin (Mister), Gilbert Domally (Harpo) and Nicole Michelle Haskins (Sofia) is Anastacia McCleskey (Celie).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that “No One Is Alone” – the new single from Eleri Ward’s upcoming album – is available on streaming and digital formats. Listen here!
by BWW Special Offer - Jul 21, 2022
Special Offer: You Belong at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 21, 2022
El lunes se estrenó en el Festival Grec este homenaje al Maestro de Broadway, presentado gracias a Musical Theatre International y The Sondheim State.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2022
Ray of Light Theatre in San Francisco has announced casting for the upcoming production of Kinky Boots.
by HaleyJane Rose - Jul 20, 2022
The Muny is presenting Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barbler of Fleet Street through July 22! Stop by our Instagram story all day for as Jacqueline Petroccia takes the social media reigns for an exclusive look backstage. 
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 20, 2022
Two of Broadway's brightest stars and most romantic leading actors have a new act and it's going to take them far.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 19, 2022
El concierto tributo al Maestro de Broadway agotó las entradas y fue una noche muy especial.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022
Classic Stage Company announced additional casting for A Man of No Importance. Joining the previously announced Jim Parsons in the production will be Alma Cuervo, Kara Mikula, Tony nominee Mary Beth Peil, Thom Sesma, Tony nominee A.J. Shively and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2022
Internationally acclaimed performer Isaac Sutton has just announced his upcoming August 2022 concert tour of the show 'Israel Prize' in Israeli theaters, featuring legendary Israeli composer Nurit Hirsh who will celebrate her 80th birthday on August 13. 
by James Lindhorst - Jul 18, 2022
The Muny and its casting partners The Telsey Office have assembled a killer cast who deliver Soundheim’s score with razor-sharp vocals. Ben Davis’ (Sweeney Todd) characterization and descent into madness may be the finest acting performance ever to darken The Muny Stage. The only thing more delicious than Mrs. Lovett’s pies is the wicked verbal waltz he and Carmen Cusack (Mrs. Lovett) deliver with ‘A Little Priest’ to end Act 1.  Cusack’s Lovett is baked with exceptional charm and wit as she delivers the blackest of comedy. Riley Noland’s (Johanna) operatic soprano and Jake Boyd’s (Anthony Hope) silky tenor pair pleasingly. The ensemble’s robust presence, serving as a Greek chorus to drive the narrative, is felt every time they take the stage. The chorus’ dark and brooding presence opens the production with ‘The Ballad of Sweeney Todd’ and drags you into this grim tale of murderous madness.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 18, 2022
In his debut show at 54 Below, actor Russell Harvard combines American Sign Language, musical storytelling, and a variety of musical genres to tell his own personal tale.
by BWW Prompts - Jul 18, 2022
For World Emoji Day we asked our readers to share their favorite Broadway show using only emojis!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
Kokandy Productions has announced casting for its revival of Stephen Sondheim’s macabre masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, playing September 8–November 6, 2022 at The Chopin Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
This July, Berkshire Theatre Group will present Songs For a New World, the first musical by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA, and also the 2022 Colonial Concert Series: Featuring Broadway Luminaries Chita Rivera and Charl Brown at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 17, 2022
Sweeney, Celie, Elle, and Joseph are all Muny-bound! Watch as BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chats with Kwofe Coleman (President & CEO) and Mike Isaacson (Artistic Director & Executive Producer) about this season's shows and so much more!
by Grace Cutler - Jul 17, 2022
Get a first look at the opening night of The Muny's production of Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, which runs July 16 - 22, 2022. Check out the photos and video here!
by Team BWW - Jul 16, 2022
Vacation season is here! Whether or not you're planning a trip this summer, you can still be transported to places near and far with the magic of music. Below, we've collected 70 of our favorite showtunes about places- from local destinations like St. Louis and Santa Fe, to international locales like Buenos Aires and Bavaria, and fanciful stops in Xanadu to Brigadoon... oh, the places you'll go!
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 15, 2022
Adrian Ries is currently living his theatre life as the musical director for the U.S. National Tour of The Band's Visit. The show runs through July 17th in the Eisenhower Theater at Kennedy Center. For those who can't see the tour in DC, it will conclude in Richmond VA playing from July 26th to the 31st.
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2022
Get a first look at the cast of The Muny's production of Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, which runs July 16 - 22, 2022, in rehearsals.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2022
Acclaimed Irish actor Gabriel Byrne's solo show Walking with Ghosts, joins the Edinburgh International Festival programme as a UK premiere from 24 to 28 August in this, the Festival's 75th anniversary year. From the award-winning Landmark Productions, Byrne's solo performance follows his childhood in Dublin through to his major Hollywood career in seven performances at the Kings Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Chelsea Table + Stage has announced its star-studded lineup of artists for August 2022. Learn more about the upcoming performances here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
The Beautiful City Project announces the cast of its August fundraising cabaret BALL NIGHT, with proceeds to benefit Special Olympics Illinois, an organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
The Muny has announced its full cast, design and production teams for the wildly popular Legally Blonde The Musical, July 25 – 31, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
Theater Resources Unlimited has announced their annual Producer Boot Camp: Essentials of Successful Self-Producing. This unique workshop, geared to the specific multi-tasking challenges of self-producers, has been reformatted and rethought for virtual presentation. It will take place on Sunday, July 31, 2022, 12pm-5:30pm ET.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 13, 2022
Esta mañana el director del Festival Grec Cesc Casadesús ha presentado este concierto junto a los directores de escena y algunos de los solistas.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
Five of NYC's most iconic dance companies-Ballet Hispánico, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, and Dance Theatre of Harlem-return for the second BAAND Together Dance Festival, sharing the spotlight and an outdoor stage as a part of Summer for the City, Lincoln Center's new program that activates the entire campus under one banner offering hundreds of free live shows this summer season.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022
TexARTS Theatre presents The Full Monty the blue-collar musical that exposes the spirit and determination of six out-of-work steelworkers. Desperate for money and respect, they come up with a novel way to make a quick buck by starting a striptease act.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022
The new production of Guys and Dolls in Japan has opened its curtain to a house full of enthusiastic audience at the prestigious Imperial Theatre on Thursday, June 9th in Tokyo.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022
Opera Australia in association with The Really Useful Group, will present Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom Of The Opera in Sydney and Melbourne.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 11, 2022
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, in association with Hoagy Bix Carmichael, will present the New York premiere of HOAGY CARMICHAEL'S STARDUST ROAD.
by Team BWW - Aug 9, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast for the new Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical, 1776, directed by Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Award-winning Broadway playwright Theresa Rebeck will write the book for the Broadway-aimed Working Girl. While she's had more plays produced on Broadway than any female playwright of our time, Working Girl would mark Rebeck's Broadway debut as a book writer for a musical.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 7, 2022
Iñaki Torre y Nicholas Saunders firman este libro.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022
Routledge Press’ new book FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS by Robert W. Schneider and Shannon Agnew, which rounds-up fifty musicals whose creations were seminal in altering the landscape of musical theater, is now being given a one night only concert with the artists who helped create these monumental musicals at 54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2022
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts have announced that tickets for the 2022/23 DCPA Theatre Company productions will go on sale Friday, August 5 at 10am MT.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2022
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL: THE STORY OF THE BROADWAY SPECTACULAR is a glittering backstage pass to the Tony Award-winning musical, with contributions from cast and crew, interviews with creator Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin, and a chronicle of its triumphant 2021 return to the Great White Way.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
The cast features Gerianne Pérez as Catherine of Aragon, Zan Berube as Anne Boleyn, Amina Faye as Jane Seymour, Terica Marie as Anna of Cleves, Aline Mayagoitia as Katherine Howard, and Sydney Parra as Catherine Parr. The cast also includes Aryn Bohannon, Jana Larell Glover, Taylor Pearlstein and Cecilia Snow. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
Just in time for Halloween, the Chopin Theatre basement will be transformed into 19th century London, daring audiences to attend this haunting, harrowing tale playing September 8 – November 6, 2022.
by Team BWW - Aug 11, 2022
Enjoy an evening of great American operatic works by composers including Carlisle Floyd, Ricky Ian Gordon, Douglas Moore, Tobias Picker, Robert Ward, and Iain Bell. The concert will feature performances by extraordinary artists from the New York City Opera, including Tatev Baroyan, Lisa Chavez, Mark Delavan, Kristin Sampson, and Victor Starsky.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2022
Beck Center for the Arts has announced the hilarious production that will take you on a journey of celebrity idolization, Buyer & Cellar. This comedy was written by Jonathan Tolins and premiered in New York City in 2013. This production takes place September 9- October 9, 2022 in the Studio Theater in Lakewood.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022
Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown), Arbender J. Robinson (Shuffle Along), and Amy Jo Jackson (Kinky Boots) have been added to FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS: IN CONCERT at 54 Below on September 11th, 2022 at 9:30pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston announced the cast for Pippin, the 2nd and final production in the company’s Summer 2022 season. Running from August 5-13, 2022 at the Robinson Theatre.