Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford star in Broadway’s Sweeney Todd revival now playing

Calling all theatre lovers! The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s Tony-winning masterpiece, Sweeney Todd, is finally here. The show began its thrilling performances at the iconic Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on February 26, starring the talented Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford in the lead roles.

The Broadway Revival of Sweeney Todd is a musical play written by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. It tells the story of a barber named Sweeney Todd, who returns to London seeking revenge against the corrupt judge who had him wrongfully imprisoned. Along the way, he teams up with Mrs. Lovett, the owner of a failing pie shop, and together they hatch a diabolical plan to serve up “the worst pies in London.” Josh Groban stars as Sweeney Todd, and Annaleigh Ashford stars as Mrs. Lovett. The show is a thrilling tale of revenge, deception, and betrayal, set to a hauntingly beautiful score.

Under the direction of the renowned Thomas Kail, this production promises to be a spellbinding experience. The show tells the dark tale of a vengeful barber, Sweeney Todd (played by the mesmerizing Josh Groban), who teams up with the cunning pie shop owner, Mrs. Lovett (the incredible Annaleigh Ashford), to serve up some of the most delicious (and disturbing) pies in London. Together, they wreak havoc on Fleet Street, seeking revenge against the corrupt judge who wronged Sweeney years ago.

But the talented cast doesn’t stop there! Jordan Fisher as Anthony, Gaten Matarazzo as Tobias, and Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles as Beggar Woman, are just a few of the other talented actors who bring this thrilling tale to life. The ensemble cast is also filled with remarkable performers, ensuring a memorable and captivating performance for all who attend.

And let’s not forget about the creative team behind the show, who have worked tirelessly to bring this production to life. With choreography by Steven Hoggett, set design by Mimi Lien, costume design by Emilio Sosa, lighting design by Natasha Katz, and orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, every element of the show is sure to be visually stunning. Alex Lacamoire, the music supervisor, will also ensure that the music is nothing short of spectacular.

So mark your calendars for March 26, when Sweeney Todd officially opens at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Don’t miss your chance to witness this spine-chilling, yet breathtaking production of one of Broadway’s most iconic musicals. Attend the tale, and be prepared to be mesmerized!

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