Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
September 23 - Nov 1, 2015 | The Ritz Theater
345 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN | Running time: TBA
Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim • Book by Hugh Wheeler • From an adaptation by Christopher Bond • Directed by Peter Rothstein • Music Direction by Denise Prosek
Featuring Sally Wingert as Mrs. Lovett, Tyler Michaels as Tobias Ragg and Mark Benninghofen as Sweeney Todd
"He shaved the faces of gentlemen, who never thereafter were heard of again."
Stephen Sondheim’s bloody, worldwide success, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, is the story of an unjustly exiled barber who returns to 19th century London seeking vengeance. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop. Together they plot a delicious plan with deadly consequences. Don’t miss this tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat that has simultaneously shocked and delighted audiences across the world. Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, SweeneyTodd is Sondheim at his very best.
Originally Directed On Broadway by Harold Prince
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Originally Produced on Broadway by Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richardsin Association with Dean and Judy Manos