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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 Student Blogger: Meredith Muirhead - Nov 30, 2021
It’s common knowledge that most of us who now work in the arts were at the bottom of the food chain in grade school- we were “dorks,” we were “weirdos,” we were....well, I can’t really say everything we were called, as it wasn’t as refined as the first two examples. I was no exception to this, and I had some rather dark and difficult times because of this treatment. I was the smallest of my classmates with wild and frizzy hair, constant acne, and a voice that was much too big for my physical size, all of which combined themselves with my obvious passion for the performing arts to make me a target for torment. Theatre gave me that escape, being a community where not only could I slip into someone else’s skin for a while, but also a community where I was accepted while in my own skin. Stephen Sondheim, of course, has always been an essential part of theatre, and he very quickly became an essential part of my life as I delved deeper and deeper into this art form.
by Student Blogger: Grace Callahan - Nov 30, 2021
Just days ago, the theatrical community lost one of it’s greatest minds and hearts; Stephen Sondheim. His old age did not make his death any less of a shock, and his admirers are feeling the weight of his absence.  
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 30, 2021
Northern Ireland Opera (NI Opera) announces its return to Belfast’s Lyric theatre next February 2022 to stage Stephen Sondheim’s and James Lapine’s Into The Woods, one of the most iconic and popular shows in the musical theatre canon, richly laden with symbolism, magic and metaphor.
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 30, 2021
From the company behind the sold out 5 star success Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (London/Edinburgh 2018) and the powerhouse Little Shop of Horrors (Edinburgh 2017): this Christmas, Ethereal Theatre guarantees hit after musical hit in our brand new musical theatre concert.
by Student Blogger: Maddie Davies - Nov 29, 2021
I don't know how this would've happened, but I always thought I'd somehow meet Stephen Sondheim to thank him for the music he brought into my life. The beauty he created and the inspiration it instilled in me. I wanted to tell him his lyrics and stories are why I write, why I direct, and why I act. Instead, I write this and hope he can see it from wherever he is.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021
In the theatre there is no higher honour than for theatres to dim their marquee lights at the customary curtain time, 8 pm. And that’s exactly what will happen on Tuesday, November 30 at 8 pm at the CAA Ed Mirvish, the Princess of Wales and the Royal Alexandra theatres.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 29, 2021
Today we are flashing back to Sondheim's accomplishments at the Tony Awards, which included wins for Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Passion, and a Lifetime Achievement Award. Watch clips from his acceptance speeches below.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2021
For Edmund Bagnell, who has spent most of the past decade performing around the world as the first violinist and vocalist of the popular singing string quartet Well-Strung, there has been little time for slowing down, despite the global pandemic.
by Peter Nason - Nov 27, 2021
The most important figure in musical theatre history is gone; let's celebrate his life by listening to his incredible works. Reviewer Peter Nason gets you started by listing his choices for the 91 greatest Sondheim songs.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Nov 27, 2021
On November 26, musical theatre icon Stephen Sondheim passed away. His musical career, spanning more than five decades, has enthralled and inspired thespians, writers, and fans from all over the world. As a tribute to the maestro, let's look back at Indonesian productions of his works, more than 10,000 miles away from his birthplace.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 27, 2021
Stephen Joshua Sondheim (1930-2021)
by Robert Diamond - Nov 26, 2021
Broadway icon Stephen Sondheim has passed away age 91.  The legendary composer is widely acknowledged as the most innovative, most influential, and most important composer and lyricist in modern Broadway history.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 26, 2021
In the wake of Stephen Sondheim's passing, there has been an outpouring of grief from the Broadway community and beyond. Read them all here.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 25, 2021
While you await your Turkey Day feast, chow down with some of our favorite Broadway songs about food! Hope you're hungry...
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2021
xThe American Civil Liberties Union and the New York Civil Liberties Union presented their hybrid streaming and in-person Sing Out For Freedom benefit concert last night, Monday, November 22 at 7:30pm (EST at The Town Hall).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021
Actors Theatre of Indiana will be performing their Holiday Revue at Carmel's Christkindlmarkt.  Patrons can enjoy some traditional favorites plus some rockin' tunes with a fabulous foursome being sponsored by ATI.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021
You can now see production photos and video of A Sherlock Carol, a new holiday play, written and directed by Mark Shanahan (NPR’s Ghost Light Series), and opening tonight, Monday, November 22, 2021 for a limited holiday engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).  The final performance is Sunday, January 2, 2022. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) will welcome both virtual and in-person audiences to enjoy Sing Out For Freedom TONIGHT, Monday, November 22 at 7:30pm (EST at The Town Hall).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2021
dYou can now see video of A Sherlock Carol, a new holiday play, written and directed by Mark Shanahan (NPR's Ghost Light Series), and opening tonight, Monday, November 22, 2021 for a limited holiday engagement at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The final performance is Sunday, January 2, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021
This January, New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will produce its latest world premiere of a new American opera, Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, Dominick Balletta, Executive Director).
by - Nov 18, 2021
Special Offer - Save 40% on the Side-Splitting Screwball Farce of the season!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2021
Aria Entertainment today announces initial casting for the musical adaptation of Kahlil Gibran's Broken Wings by Nadim Naaman – who will also play Kahlil Gibran - and Dana Al Fardan. 
by - Nov 18, 2021
Special Offer - Jennifer Nettles’ New Album & Broadway Under the Mistletoe Tour
by - Nov 16, 2021
Today's top stories: a documentary of the Spring Awakening reunion concert will be released by HBO in 2022. Plus, Alan Toy has been cast as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in NBC’s 'Annie Live!', all new West Side Story trailer, Company's Tiny Desk (Home) concert, first look at Assassins off-Broadway, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021
This holiday season, celebrate a “Season of Love” with a tribute rock concert to Jonathan Larson's iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021
Company has officially returned to Broadway as of November 15. Meet the cast and learn more about who is bringing this production to the stage!
by Review Roundups - Nov 15, 2021
Classic Stage Company's production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins, directed by CSC's Tony Award-winning artistic director, John Doyle, officially opened on November 14. Read the reviews!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021
Elliot & Me is a musical comedy based on the lives of songwriter Elliot Willensky and his younger brother Steven. The brothers have written a 2 man show they are preparing to pitch to legendary Broadway producer Max Stone. It’s a heartfelt story of brotherly love based on a powerful bond that has grown through the years.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
As the Kit Kat Club opens its doors in the West End for the first time, ATG Productions and Underbelly, the producers of CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB have revealed a first look of the production starring Eddie Redmayne as ‘The Emcee’, Jessie Buckley as ‘Sally Bowles’ and Omari Douglas as ‘Cliff Bradshaw’.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 12, 2021
Ragtime opened last night, featuring a cast of Nashville stage veterans and a sizable coterie of performers, heretofore unknown to local audiences, who are certain to become fast favorites. Taking a brief respite from their hectic schedules of rehearsals, fittings, photo calls, more rehearsals and getting to know one another, four of those newcomers – Shelby Denise Smith, Wood Van Meter, Kortney Ballenger and Steven McCoy – took the time to answer our questions to tell you why you need to score those tickets for Ragtime now if you haven’t already.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021
CABARET at the KIT KAT CLUB in London’s West End announced today the official daily mobile lottery in partnership with TodayTix for six exceptional £25 seats per performance, including tickets at a cabaret table.
by Roy Berko - Nov 12, 2021
INTO THE WOODS is a musical with a book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2021
Flying Over Sunset has returned to previews on Broadway! Learn more about the cast bringing the musical to life!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2021
​​​​​​​National Queer Theater has announced that Teresa Yenque, Gabriela Garcia, Alexandra Taylor, Yasha Lelonek, and Gary Dooley have joined the cast of Javier Rivera DeBruin's new play Luciérnagas.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2021
Previews begin tonight, Thursday, November 11, 2021, for A Sherlock Carol written and directed by Mark Shanahan (The Dingdong, A Merry Little Christmas Carol; NPR’s Ghost Light Series). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021
San Francisco's acclaimed Merola Opera Program will continue their Virtual Recital Series with Merola's Home for the Holidays featuring Merola alums soprano Amber R. Monroe ('19), tenor Edward Graves ('21), and bass Kevin Thompson ('10).
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2021
Pioneer Theatre Company presents Elf The Musical, December 3 through December 18, 2021. When last produced at PTC, Elf The Musical became the theatre's most popular holiday production of all time.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
The leading male roles of the identical twin Antipholus brothers will be played by real-life identical twins John and Matthew Drinkwater, the young musical duo who have become stars of the internet and have performed at major New York venues including Birdland, Feinstein's/54 Below, The Green Room 42, The Town Hall, and Don't Tell Mama.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Dec 3, 2021
The theater community around the world is mourning the loss of legend Stephen Sondheim after his passing on November 26, 2021. We asked our readers which Sondheim lyric meant the most to them and why. Read their answers here.
by Gil Kaan - Dec 3, 2021
The national tour of THE BAND’S VISIT has landed in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theatre. The opening night audience gave the all-round talented cast a most deserved standing ovation. I had the pleasure of chatting with Joe Joseph (who’s silky vocals inhabit the character of Haled) the afternoon post-opening night.
by Angeles Diaz - Dec 3, 2021
Después de la reciente noticia del fallecimiento del compositor Stephen Sondheim este última semana, hoy en ART ON STAGE llega este homenaje al autor. Este es un espacio creado por Zebra (@pantalonesdezebra) para recordar la importancia de ciertas producciones gracias al dibujo. Este Broadway Baby se enamoró del género gracias a su mentor Oscar Hammerstein II, que a su vez había revolucionado el musical en la época dorada de Broadway con SHOW BOAT primero y luego con OKLAHOMA! Con esta influencia y con este amor por el detalle Sondheim dio un vuelco a lo que se había hecho hasta entonces infundiendo sentido a cada palabra de sus obras, haciendo que sus personajes tuviesen tanta complejidad y tanta vida sobre el escenario que el público se sentiría identificado con sus problemas y tribulaciones.
by Michael Major - Dec 3, 2021
On Stage will take a look back at the incredible life and career of legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, including tributes from members of the Broadway community such as Nathan Lane, Josh Groban, Mandy Patinkin, Donna Murphy, Laura Benanti, Joanna Gleason, Lonny Price, Raul Esparza and Michael Cerveris.
by Joseph Harrison - Dec 3, 2021
As Broadway reopens and theatrical tours resume, audiences all over the United States are getting the chance to experience the latest productions from the Great White Way. The thrill of once again sitting in an audience with fellow theatre lovers and hearing the first notes of an overture is palpable. And getting to enjoy a production that is both entertaining and thought-provoking makes the experience that much more meaningful. Such is the case for the national tour of THE PROM, which will take the stage at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando December 7 – 12. Playing the role of the Broadway diva, Dee Dee Allen, will be Courtney Balan. I caught up with Courtney to find out more about THE PROM, her career and what it’s like performing this show to excited audiences all over the country.
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 2, 2021
The phrase “No one is irreplaceable” was shattered this past week when composer/lyricist/GOD of American musical theatre Stephen Sondheim passed away at age 91. Simply put, Sondheim was unique, groundbreaking and a true original that many tried to copy and never could.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021
 The Broadway community mourns the loss of prolific composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who passed away on November 26, 2021 at age 91. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, December 8 at exactly 6:30pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2021
Today, TIFT Artistic Director Michael Torontow and CEO Arkady Spivak announced details of the company's upcoming Winter Season of eclectic in-person, online and hybrid theatrical experiences. The winter programming invites audiences to engage with fresh perspectives on a variety of divisive subjects faced today.   
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021
In 2020, Stephen Sondheim talked to 60 Minutes' Bill Whitaker about the different creative processes he experienced on his first Broadway musical, 'West Side Story.'