The Barrow Street Theatre is turned into a working pie shop for this revival of Stephen Sondheim's musical theatre classic about a murderous barber and the pie shop owner that helps to dispose of his victims.
From the producers: A barber who was unjustly imprisoned for years by a corrupt judge returns to England bent on revenge — a revenge that turns indiscriminately murderous, leading his resourceful accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, to bake the victims into meat pies.
Tooting Arts Club’s immersive London production of "Sweeney Todd" premiered in a Fringe run at Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop prior to a 2015 West End transfer. London critics praised the sold-out staging. Bill Buckhurst directs the production that utilizes a cast of eight to tell the tale of the demon barber of Fleet Street. The Barrow Street Theatre has been transformed to mirror the experience of Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop, the oldest continuously operating pie shop in Britain.
Tony nominee Norm Lewis will play his final performance as Sweeney Todd August 13. Beginning August 29, Hugh Panaro ("Les Misérables," "The Phantom of the Opera") assumes the role.
Members of the original London cast reprise their performances for the New York revival. London stars Duncan Smith (as Judge Turpin), and Joseph Taylor (as Tobias) will reprise their performances alongside New York cast members Tony nominee Norm Lewis (as Sweeney Todd), Tony nominee Carolee Carmello (as Mrs. Lovett), Matt Doyle (as Anthony), Alex Finke (as Johanna), Betsy Morgan (as Pirelli and Beggar Woman), Tony nominee Brad Oscar (as The Beadle), as well as Colin Anderson, Liz Pearce, and Monet Sabel.