Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler
October 6 – 22, 2017
Sondheim’s endlessly inventive tale of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a masterful, thrilling musical of revenge. Sweeney, after being wrongfully sentenced to life imprisonment by the corrupt Judge Turpin, resumes his work in his barber shop. When he discovers his wife has killed herself and his daughter been kidnapped, he vows to get revenge by any means necessary. He enlists the assistance of Mrs. Lovett, a baker struggling to earn a living. After swearing vengeance against the judge that tore his family apart, Sweeney and Lovett plot a unique plan that helps them both and leads them down a dangerous path with deadly consequences.