There’s always room for another Sweeney, and this British import—set in a facsimile pie & mash shop—demonstrated how strong Sondheim’s masterpiece is, even with a three-piece orchestra.
But the Barrow Street Theatre production, which completely transformed the theater into a pie shop, is no gimmick — this is a thrillingly immersive restaging of the Sondheim musical, one that makes the title character terrifying in a way I no longer thought possible.
Stephen Sondheim’s work usually doesn’t speak to me, but this incarnation of Sweeney is a different language. Other shows slap on the label “immersive” like a temporary tattoo – this production wears it like the shroud it should be.
One of the best revivals of the year was also one of the most immersive. Stephen Sondheim’s tale of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street felt more unsettling than ever in the transformed Barrow Street Theatre, where patrons could sit (and dine!)…
More hot pies for “Sweeney Todd” down at the Barrow Street Theatre!
The immersive production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller welcomed new cast members to the theatre-turned-pie-shop August 29.
Three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello marries her incredible voice and impeccable comic timing to create a Mrs. Lovett that has to be seen to be believed in the off-Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd.
Broadway veteran Hugh Panaro will join Tooting Arts Club’s acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd in the title role beginning on August 29 at off-Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre.
The hit off-Broadway revival of “Sweeney Todd” stars Broadway veteran Norm Lewis in the title role
Jenna has the sweets and Nellie has the meats. Between Joe’s Diner and Mrs. Lovett’s Pie Shop, theatre-goers are getting pie in abundance this season at the Brooks Atkinson and Barrow Street Theatres.
You might not know this man but you sure will know this woman, the effervescent Carolee Carmello.
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” is currently running in an off-Broadway revival.
We’ve always known that Matt Doyle was one of the most talented performers in on the musical theatre stage
The problem with successful musicals is how to keep them that way. Often the difference between a borderline hit and a smash depends more on the second cast, and the third, than the first.
On a recent Sunday around noon, Bill Yosses, the former White House executive pastry chef, was standing in the middle of the West Village with two insulated black crates…
Many great chefs say that they found their calling early on when they were children cooking beside a grandparent or parent.
The new stars of this immersive revival talk scaring audiences and chowing down.
Sweeney Todd is a piece of theater that should make you lose your appetite. The grisly musical by Stephen Sondheim tells the story of a demonic barber whose clients become the filling for meat pies.
Following the departure of the original London stars of the Tooting Arts Club immersive staging of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Tony nominees Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello stepped into the lead roles at the Barrow Street Theatre.
Jeremy Secomb and Siobhain McCarthy talk about their roles in a new production of “Sweeney Todd.”
t’s a long way from South London’s urban, multicultural melting pot district, Tooting, to New York, but the demon barber once traversed the globe, so should we be surprised?
If you’ve seen a production of the show, you’re probably wondering about the meat. If you haven’t, well, it has been 38 years since “Sweeney Todd” debuted, so the statute of limitations for spoilers has long expired.
With real pie and mash served on-site, off-Broadway audiences come together to share a uniquely English — and unarguably American — experience.
The ‘Scandal’ actor will play the title character in a spring 2017 limited run, starring opposite Carolee Carmello.
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The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and the creative team celebrated the Off-Broadway transfer of Sweeney Todd.
A mix of Broadway and London stage veterans come to New York in a new off-Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical.
Rehearsals are underway for the Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd.
The Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is set to have its New York premiere starting February 14 at the Barrow Street Theatre.
Off Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre is bringing the Tooling Arts Club vision to New York City — transforming its theatre into a working pie-shop environment in the process.
Gorgeous music isn’t the only mouth-watering part of a new take on “Sweeney Todd,” now in rehearsals off Broadway.
Former White House Pastry Chef Named ‘Official Pie Maker’ for Immersive SWEENEY TODD Off-Broadway
The Barrow Street Theater will be reconfigured into a pie shop to host a British production of the musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.”
An old pie and mash shop is to be meticulously recreated in the heart of the West End to host London’s first pop-up
Rachel Edwards, the producer behind ‘Sweeney Todd’, talks to Time Out about transferring a whole south London pie shop to the West End for the latest revival of Sondheim’s musical.
It was a bit of an out-of-brain experience,” admitted Rachel Edwards, recalling the evening when Stephen Sondheim turned up to watch her company’s performance in a south London pie and mash shop.