Sweeney Todd

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.

Schedule

Parish Hall at the Church of Heavenly Rest

(New York, NY)
2 East 90th St. at Fifth Ave.
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by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces A Weston Winter Cabaret, back for its third year at Walker Farm. Join Weston Young Company alumni on December 13 & 14 at 7:30 pm for two fabulous evenings filled with the songs of the season. This fun, festive show directed by special guest Cabaret Maestro Tim Fort is sure to get you into the holiday spirit! This event is a benefit for the Weston Young Company Program.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Fort Wayne Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Brady Schwind - Dec 9, 2019
John Bucchino And Amanda McBroom Celebrate 30 Years of Friendship with SWEET DREAMS AND ROSES at Birdland
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Raleigh Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2019
Today's top stories: The Spongebob Musical: Live on Stage is available to purchase on Amazon Prime Video, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Songs of Ice and Fire: A Night in Westeros on January 3rd, 2019 at 9:30pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019
As the 2010s draw to a close, we thought we'd look back at all the incredible theatre of the past decade. What's been your highlight? Here, BroadwayWorld reviewers share some of theirs!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019
With story after story of awful things that are happening in our Country and around the world, we are hoping to spread some joy! Best In Snow, a fundraising event, is returning to The MC Showroom this December!
by Rich Mehrenberg - Dec 7, 2019
...an enjoyable show that is true to the original, but is a little too much on the safe side. The look, sound, and dynamics of the show seem to be lacking that certain 'EPAC signature' that audience have come to expect. This production would feel equally at home at the Fulton, Hershey, York, or many other Central Pennsylvania theater companies.
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 6, 2019
'With this concert, it is my prayer that it will bring cheer to OFWs who are home for the holiday season and their families who will come to watch' - Gerald Santos
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
This Sunday, December 8, the Christmas season commences at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) with the opening of The Gospel of John, conceived and performed by award-winning Broadway veteran Ken Jennings (Sweeney Todd, Grand Hotel, Side Show). Jennings brings the Gospel to life on stage - in just 90 minutes. Directed by John Pietrowski (Artistic Director of Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey), The Gospel of John plays a limited holiday engagement through December 29 at The Sheen Center's Black Box Theater.  Currently in previews, the official opening is Sunday, December 8 at 3PM. Tickets are available online at SheenCenter.org, by phone at 212-925-2812, or in-person at The Sheen Center box office Monday to Friday noon to 5PM and one hour before performances.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters will join the New York Philharmonic as host of New Year's Eve: Celebrating Sondheim, December 31, 2019. 'Considered by many to be the premier interpreter of [Sondheim's] work' (The New York Times), she starred in the original productions of the Pulitzer, Tony, Oscar, and Grammy winner's Sunday in the Park with George and Into the Woods as well as the revivals of his Follies, A Little Night Music, and Gypsy. She appeared in the New York Philharmonic's Sondheim: The Birthday Concert in 2010. Sondheim said of her, 'Bernadette is flawless as far as I'm concerned.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Due to popular demand, Firebrand Theatre's hit revival of ALWAYSa?? PATSY CLINE will add three additional weeks of performances, extending through Saturday, January 4, 2020 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
The Old Globe's 2020 Summer Season brings to Balboa Park an extraordinarily talented group of artists who will delight audiences with their unique takes on four great works of theatre. The season incudes a classic American musical, a new adaptation of a 20th century thriller, and two of Shakespeare's masterworks on our outdoor stage.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Earlier today, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed Tony Award-winner Beth Leavel (The Prom, The Drowsy Chaperone, Elf The Musical, 42nd Street); Tony nominee Norm Lewis (Sweeney Todd, The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess); Sirius XM Radio personality Christine Pedi (Chicago, Forbidden Broadway, Newsical the Musical); Award-winning vocalist Seth Sikes ('Seth Sikes: The Songs That Got Away,' 'Seth Sikes Sings Judy, Liza, Barbra, Etc.,' 'Seth Sikes Sings Bernadette Peters') to preview their upcoming engagements.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 mainstage season continues with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, which opens on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.
by Linda Lenzi - Dec 5, 2019
Harry Townsend's Last Stand (www.HarryTownsendsLastStand.com) a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care), just opened at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues) and is produced by Dennis Grimaldi (A Gentlemen's Guide...; Love Letters, Angels in America, Other People's Money). Starring Three time Tony® Award Nominee and Tony® Award winner, Len Cariou (title role in Sweeney Todd; A Little Night Music with Glynis Johns and Hermione Gingold; Applause starring Lauren Bacall; 'Blue Bloods') and Craig Bierko (Tony® Award and Drama Desk Award nominee, Music Man; 'The Long Kiss Goodnight, 'UnREAL,' 'Blue Bloods').
by Review Roundups - Dec 5, 2019
Harry Townsend's Last Stand (www.HarryTownsendsLastStand.com) a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care), premieres at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Artists Striving to End Poverty is celebrating its Eleventh Annual New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 9 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City. A special auction through Charitybuzz will feature exclusive experiences from Moulin Rouge, Jagged Little Pill, Hadestown in addition to Hamilton, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Mean Girls, and so many more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
The Skivvies brought their holiday show I TOUCH MY ELF back to Joe's Pub on December 3.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2019
Today's top stories: Jordan Fisher will join Dear Evan Hansen, and more!
by Jose Simbulan - Dec 4, 2019
When BWW asked me to come up with a guide on a?oeHow To Prepare Your Audition Book,a?? I was more than happy to oblige. The following bits of advice and at-the-piano and behind-the-table wisdom have been distilled from my 30+ years of playing auditions. While I make no claim stating that a?oemy waya?? is a?oethe only way,a?? a?oethe right way,a?? I can safely say that much of what I share below has been discussed with many other audition pianists over the years, and we are all in agreement on many of the topics.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
The New York Pops performs the timeless music of Rodgers and Hammerstein on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. in Find Your Dream: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein joined by guest artists Laura Michelle Kelly and Max von Essen, as well as Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA. The concert spans all eleven of Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic collaborations, including 'People Will Say We're in Love' from Oklahoma!, 'You'll Never Walk Alone' from Carousel, 'Some Enchanted Evening' from South Pacific, 'I Have Dreamed' from The King and I, and 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain' from The Sound of Music.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Joe's Pub has a fun lineup of holiday-inspired acts coming your way this month! See full details below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
After seven years, starting with the hailed 2012 production of 'Side Show,' and including acclaimed Utah premieres of 'Bonnie & Clyde,' 'Grace,' 'Bare,' '[title of show],' 'Ordinary Days,' 'Heathers: The Musical,' 'The Other Place,' 'The Bridges of Madison County,' 'Straight,' 'Afterglow' and its recent co-production with Utah Valley University's Noorda Theater of 'Sweeney Todd,' starring Jeff McCarthy and Jacquelyne Jones, Utah Repertory Theater Company is closing its doors and ceasing production.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2019
Harry Townsend's Last Stand (www.HarryTownsendsLastStand.com) a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter (Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care), is currently playing at New York City Center Stage II (131 West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues) and is produced  by Dennis Grimaldi (A Gentlemen's Guide...; Love Letters, Angels in America, Other People's Money). Starring Three time Tony® Award Nominee and Tony® Award winner, Len Cariou  (title role in Sweeney Todd; A Little Night Music with Glynis Johns and Hermione Gingold; Applause starring Lauren Bacall; 'Blue Bloods') and Craig Bierko (Tony® Award  and Drama Desk Award nominee, Music Man; 'The Long Kiss Goodnight, 'UnREAL,' 'Blue Bloods'), Harry Townsend's Last Stand opens Tomorrow, Wednesday, December 4.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Wagnerian vaudeville, parody pastiche, and Bayreuth burlesque await guests at DAS RHINESTONE, an evening of serious singing, sequins, and plenty of WTF operatic moments to get you in or distract you from the holiday spirit. Zachary James, appearing courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera, brings Wagner's diva daddy Wotan to glittering, semi-nude life at this one night only event on December 23 at New York's The Slipper Room (167 Orchard Street).
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago's largest theater district located in the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods, celebrates the holidays this November and December. The Belmont Theater District acts as an advocate to create, promote and strengthen the diverse artistic offerings of the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods to its residents and visitors.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Fort Wayne Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Cinderella – a truly innovative new family pantomime from Imagine Theatre and Fairfield Halls, plays in the world-class 1,802 seat Phoenix Concert Hall from Tuesday 10 December 2019 to Sunday 5 January 2020, with a press night on Thursday 12 December.
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 11, 2019
'With this concert, it is my prayer that it will bring cheer to OFWs who are home for the holiday season and their families who will come to watch.' - Gerald Santos
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Bliss, an empowering original musical fantasy that flips the traditional princess narrative upside down.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, begins the new year with the world premiere Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and written with Richard Curtis. Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber begins performances Thursday, January 30, 2020, and will continue through Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the major sponsor of Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. Opening Night is Sunday evening, February 9, 2020 at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis: In Concert will close out Kean Stage's season with a performance at the intimate Enlow Recital Hall on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announces the 2019 Associate Artists a?" actor Alan H. Green, composer Joe Iconis, costume designer Sara Jean Tosetti and actress Peggy Pharr Wilson.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
As audiences prepare for Cats to leap into theaters this December, BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for live theater, has pulled together a playlist for the month which honors its famed composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber. The specially curated list is sure to jog your a?oememorya??, taking viewers back to some of his beloved and critically acclaimed productions.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Asolo Rep proudly kicks off its winter repertory season with Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. The classic edge-of-your-seat murder mystery will be brought to the stage with a new adaptation by two-time Tony Award-winning master of farce Ken Ludwig and directed by Asolo Rep Associate Artist Peter Amster. MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS previews January 8 and 9, opens January 10 and runs in rotating repertory through March 8 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.