Off-Broadway’s Immersive Sweeney Todd Extends Through May 2018

Off-Broadway News   Off-Broadway’s Immersive Sweeney Todd Extends Through May 2018
 
The acclaimed downtown revival extends again due to popular demand.
Sweeney_Todd_Barrow_Street_Theatre_Production_Photos_September_2017_Carolee_Carmello_Hugh_Panaro_HR.jpg
Carolee Carmello and Hugh Panaro Joan Marcus

The immersive Off-Broadway staging of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is now selling through May 27, 2018, making it the longest-running musical ever to play the Barrow Street Theatre. The acclaimed production has been extended on a number of occasions, and was previously scheduled through February 25.

Sweeney_Todd_Barrow_Street_Theatre_Production_Photos_September_2017_Carolee_Carmello_HR.jpg
Carolee Carmello Joan Marcus

Casting for performances beginning February 27 will be announced soon. The show currently stars Hugh Panaro in the title role alongside Carolee Carmello as Mrs. Lovett.

Directed by Bill Buckhurst, The Tooting Arts Club’s immersive production of Sweeney Todd began previews February 14 at the Barrow Street Theatre prior to an official opening March 1. The downtown theatre has been completely transformed into a working pie shop especially for the show, with theatregoers encouraged to dine in the theatre prior to the performance.

Read: SWEENEY TODD’S PIES GET A HOLIDAY MAKEOVER

Completing the cast Off-Broadway currently are Jake Boyd as Anthony, Eryn LeCroy as Johanna, Michael James Leslie as Judge Turpin, John Rapson as the Beadle, Stacie Bono as Pirelli and the Beggar Woman, and John-Michael Lyles as Tobias.

The company of Sweeney Todd also includes Colin Anderson, Matt Leisy, Liz Pearce, Danny Rothman, and Monet Sabel.

Sweeney Todd features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Hugh Wheeler from an adaptation by Christopher Bond.

The creative team for the Off-Broadway production includes set and costume designer Simon Kenny, lighting designer Amy Mae, and sound designer by Matt Stine. Music supervision and arrangements are by Benjamin Cox, with music direction by Matt Aument, casting by Telsey + Company / Cesar A. Rocha, CSA, and production stage management by Richard A. Hodge.

For tickets and more information, visit SweeneyToddNYC.com.

LOVE THE THEATRE? CHECK OUT THE PLAYBILL STORE FOR MERCHANDISE!

Today’s Most Popular News: