Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Highlights from NY Philharmonic's SWEENEY TODD- with Emma Thompson, Christian Borle, & More! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The New York Philharmonic's staged production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be telecast nationally …

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:12PM
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Pride Concert ‘Night of a Thousand Judys’ by Sandi Durell

Grammy Award winner Nathan Lee Grahamn  (Titaníque, Zoolander), Tony Award nominee Grey Henson   (Mean Girls, Shucked), Grammy Award winner Nicole Zuraitis (2024’s “Best Jazz Vocalis…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 10:48AM
Monday, May 20, 2024

“Girl from the North Country” reviewed by Terry Morgan

Musicals can have many different formats, but the two most prevalent structures these days are the traditional and the jukebox. The traditional (incorporating Sondheim, because his changes a…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 01:36PM
Friday, May 17, 2024

Once Upon a Mattress, Starring Sutton Foster, to Open on Broadway This Summer by Hayley Levitt

Once Upon a Mattress, the recent New York City Center Encores! production led by Sutton Foster, will move to Broadway this summer. Directed by Encores! Artistic Director Lear deBessonet, th…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:36PM

Broadway: Sutton Foster Coming in “Once Upon a Mattress” Musical Revival Adapted by “Mrs. Maisel” and “Gilmore Girls” Creator by Roger Friedman

Tony winner Sutton Foster, hot off “Sweeney Todd,” is coming back to Broadway immediately. Foster will star in a summer revival of “Once Upon a Mattress,” the musical that brought Ca…

SOURCE: ShowBiz 411 at 12:24PM

‘Once Upon A Mattress’ Starring Sutton Foster Sets Broadway Run, L.A. Engagement To Follow by Greg Evans

Sutton Foster, just off a run in Sweeney Todd, will star in a musical revival of Once Upon a Mattress on Broadway this summer. The production, a new adaptation by Amy Sherman-Palladino that …

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:21AM
Thursday, May 16, 2024

Natalie Joy Johnson - Sweeney Todd at The Monocle by bwaySHO

Attend the tale of The Monocle tonight at the @thefrikitiki & raise your glass to your host: the one & only @njjisrelentless! Go see @lempickamusical before Sunday! #themonocle #lempicka #…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:53PM

Inside Orchestrator Jonathan Tunick's Project to Make Sondheim's Scores Sound Bigger by Logan Culwell-Block

A re-orchestrated version of A Little Night Music will premiere at Lincoln Center. Tunick says Sweeney Todd is next.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:48PM
Monday, May 13, 2024

3rd Season of Netflix Hit Heartstopper Sets Premiere Date; Watch the New Trailer by Andrew Gans

The series co-stars Sweeney Todd's Joe Locke and Kit Connor, set to make his Broadway debut this fall in Romeo + Juliet.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

‘Sweeney Todd’ finishes strong while overall box office takes a dip by Michael Abourizk

For the week ending May 5, the 35 currently running productions grossed $34,757,296.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 05:21PM

Jonathan Christopher Posts On Sweeney Todd - Bernews

Bermudian actor Jonathan Christopher took charge of the Instagram of Playbill – an American website for theatregoers – for the final two-day show ...

SOURCE: Google at 03:06PM
Monday, May 6, 2024

Video: The Cast of SWEENEY TODD Takes Their Final Broadway Bows

The Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd played its final Broadway performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on May 5, after 27 previews and 399 regular performances.  Check out a video of the …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:42AM
Sunday, May 5, 2024

SWEENEY TODD Plays Final Broadway Performance

The Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd plays its final Broadway performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre after 27 previews and 399 regular performances. 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:32AM

Broadway's Sweeney Todd Plays Final Performance May 5 by Logan Culwell-Block

Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster lead the final cast of the Tony-nominated Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical revival.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02AM
Saturday, May 4, 2024

Attend the Final 2-Show Day at Broadway's Sweeney Todd as Jonathan Christopher Takes Over Playbill's Instagram May 4 by Logan Culwell-Block

Christopher, brother to fellow Sweeney cast member Nicholas Christopher, is part of the Sondheim revival's ensemble.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:06PM

#tbt: Discordant 'Night Music' by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Catherine Zeta Jones in "A Little Night Music." (Photo by Joan Marcus) I'm not sure any Stephen Sondheim show is really underrated anymore—there are passionate partisans for every one, f…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 06:42AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

New Sweeney Todd-Inspired EP Bleeders Coming From Black Veil Brides by Margaret Hall

In addition to the album's title track, the record will include a cover of "My Friends" from the Sondheim classic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:54PM
Friday, April 19, 2024

Jennifer Holliday, Norbert Leo Butz, Donna Murphy and More Will Perform Follies in Concert at Carnegie Hall by Darryn King

A huge, all-star cast will perform the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman musical Follies for one night only at Carnegie Hall. The concert, part of Transport Group’s Anne L. Bernstein Concert …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM
Saturday, April 13, 2024

An Uplifting Visit to "Tuesdays with Morrie" by Jan Simpson

It’s being an unusually busy theater season this spring with a baker’s dozen of Broadway shows still scheduled to open between now and the end of the month. So it’s no surprise that sm…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 10:24AM
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Aaron Tveit Extends Upcoming Summer Café Carlyle Debut by Andrew Gans

The Moulin Rouge! The Musical Tony winner is currently playing a limited engagement in the Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:54AM

Broadway Who's Who: Gregg Edelman by JK

Gregg Edelman is one of an increasingly rare breed - the working Broadway actor. In a career spanning more than 40 years, he's really done it all: ensemble work, supporting roles, leading ro…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:36AM
Monday, April 8, 2024

Forbidden Broadway Will Make Its Broadway Debut Sooner Than Expected by Darryn King

The Broadway-spoofing revue Forbidden Broadway will make its previously reported Broadway debut sooner than expected. Forbidden Broadway on Broadway: Merrily We Stole a Song, directed by cre…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:18PM

Aaron Tveit Extends Debut Residency at Café Carlyle by Darryn King

Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit is extending his stay at the Café Carlyle. Tveit, who ends his run as the title character in Broadway's Sweeney Todd on May 5, will perform his debut residen…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:12PM

PLAYBILLDER Spotlight: This Pennsylvania School's Production of Sweeney Todd Teaches Students How to Be Present by Dylan Parent

Through theatre, Tamaqua Area high schoolers are preparing themselves for success in daily life.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:36AM
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Listen: Bernadette Peters Would Rather Play Sweeney Todd Than Mrs. Lovett

Listen to Bernadette Peters as she shares which Sondheim role she would like to play!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:48AM
Friday, March 29, 2024

How Aaron Tveit Made the Cut for ‘Sweeney Todd’ by American Theatre Editors

A tenor known for romantic leads, the actor-singer tackles the iconic demon barber with only a slight key change and an emphasis on the humanity as much as the horror.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:27AM
Thursday, March 28, 2024

"It Couldn't Please Me More" from Broadway Backwards 2024 featuring Len Cariou and Chip Zien by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

At this year's #BroadwayBackwards, two of Broadway’s most iconic leading men, Tony winner Len Cariou (Broadway’s original Sweeney Todd and TV’s Blue Bloods) and Chip Zien (Harmony, Int…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:48PM

Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster on Sweeney Todd, Dressing Room Jams and Being Scared of Sondheim by Darryn King

On February 9, Tony-winning performers Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster took over the roles of Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in the revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demo…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:00PM

Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster Talk Taking on SWEENEY TODD by Broadway.com

Attend the tale! Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek speaks with SWEENEY TODD leads Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster in an extended interview from The Broadway Show. Get tickets to SWEE…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:15AM
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Sweeney Todd's Sutton Foster & Aaron Tveit Talk Sondheim and Spamalot's Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Sings 'Diva's Lament' on The Broadway Show by Broadway.com

This week, The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal travels from Fleet Street to the Underworld and back to visit the biggest stars and freshest offerings hitting Broadway stages. Sweeney Todd c…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:21PM

Hear From Aaron Tveit, Sutton Foster, Ani DiFranco and More on The Broadway Show by Broadway.com

-The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:47PM

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