Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends review – merrily they roll along by Claire Armitstead

Gielgud theatre, LondonA cleverly cast tribute, featuring Bernadette Peters, Lea Salonga and Bonnie Langford, reflects on the passing of time with comedy and melancholy For those who know al…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:19PM
Monday, October 2, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Creative Influencers: The Designers I've been so fortunate to see some of the greatest stage designs of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Many of the master in…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:55AM
Friday, September 29, 2023

Stephen Sondheim at the Tony Awards: All 75 wins from ‘West Side Story’ to ‘Assassins’ by David Buchanan

Stephen Sondheim has almost never been more popular than in the two years since his passing in November 2021. In that time, celebrated revivals of “Company,” “Into the Woods,” and �…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 05:00PM

Sweeney Todd Conductor Kristen Blodgette on the Challenges of Overseeing Sondheim's Music by Andrew Gans

The longtime music director also spent 35 years at The Phantom of the Opera.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:43AM
Thursday, September 28, 2023

Go Backstage With Ruthie Ann Miles at SWEENEY TOOD | Photo Journal

Go backstage with Tony Winner Ruthie Ann Miles as she prepares to go on in Sweeney Todd.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:20AM
Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Modeling Raoul Pène Du Bois “76 Trombones” costume, built for Robert Preston in “The Music Man” in 1957.September 27, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler By chance l…

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 07:31AM
Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Are Sondheim Revivals Broadway's Newest Cash Cow? by Logan Culwell-Block

Merrily We Roll Along broke the house record at the Hudson in its first week of previews, and Sweeney Todd continues to top the charts.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:43PM
Sunday, September 24, 2023

Sweeney Todd: Not a Demon, But a Barber of Fleet Street by Lisa Monde

Up to the present moment a debate has been going on – whether the demon-barber of Fleet Street had a real-life prototype. For the very first time, a character under the name of Sweeney Tod…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 01:55PM
Saturday, September 23, 2023

Broadway Babe by Barry Gordin

Broadway Babe’s Picks: Marilyn Maye, Kiss Me Kate, and More September 23, 2023: Broadway Babe, Randie Levine-Miller, has a potpourri of finds including Marilyn Maye’s 2023 New Year�…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 11:38AM
Friday, September 22, 2023

Name That Show: 1970s Broadway Songs by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 1970s. You've probably at least heard of all the shows included here, but how familiar are …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:43AM
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

‘Sweeney Todd’ struggles without Groban as Broadway’s overall box office rises slightly by Caitlin Hornik

For the week ending Sept. 17, the 25 currently running productions grossed $21,640,927.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:13PM

INTO THE WOODS, SWEENEY TODD, and More Nominated For 2023 Hewes Design Awards

The Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee has announced the 2023 Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees who will be recognized at the 59th annual ceremony on October 23 in New York. Find out who w…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:49AM


I have heard the future, and it is here. It happened from listening to COMPANY, SWEENEY TODD, INTO THE WOODS and ASSASSINS. You’re about to quote Katz from WOMAN OF THE YEAR and say, “So…

SOURCE: Masterworks Broadway at 06:00AM
Monday, September 18, 2023

SWEENEY TODD Star Daniel Yearwood Stops By THE ART OF KINDNESS Podcast

Sweeney Todd and Hamilton star Daniel Yearwood joins The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul podcast this week. Alongside Peterpaul, the Broadway performer discusses life-changing acts…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:07PM
Saturday, September 16, 2023

Broadway's Sweeney Todd Stages Impromptu Concert Reading Due to Set Malfunction by Molly Higgins, Logan Culwell-Block

At a September 15 performance, the company presented an abridged concert version of the musical

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:49PM
Friday, September 15, 2023

SWEENEY TODD Strips Down Friday Night Show Due To Set Malfunction

The Friday night audience of Sweeney Todd on Broadway attended a different sort of tale this evening as a set malfunction prevented the massive production from proceeding as usual.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:33PM
Thursday, September 14, 2023

Shop New and Popular Broadway Merch in Our Theatre Shop!

Shop your Broadway favorites with merchandise and souvenirs from Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, Kimberly Akimbo, Here Lies Love, Sweeney Todd, and more! Take a look at popular items like t…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:03PM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Announces 2023 Date by Caitlin Hornik

The 2023 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produced by and benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be held on October 1. The outdoor market will feature booths by Broadwa…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:25AM
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Your First Look at DCPA's A Little Night Music by Denver Center For The Performing Arts

Winner of seven Tony Awards, A Little Night Music has inspired decades of theatre-lovers with its masterful music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim (West Side Story) and an unforgettable book b…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:14PM

& JULIET, HERE LIES LOVE, SWEENEY TODD & More to Join Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

It’s time to visit your Broadway happy place. The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will return to the heart of New York City’s Theater District with unique collectables, unparall…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:19AM
Friday, September 8, 2023

Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford-Led Sweeney Todd Releases Cast Album September 8 by Meg Masseron, Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway revival had previously released several tracks as sneak peeks.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:49AM

Listen: SWEENEY TODD 2023 Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available to Stream

 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2023 Broadway Cast Recording) has been released on September 8 on streaming and digital platforms. Listen to the full album here, and find o…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:49AM
Thursday, September 7, 2023

EXCLUSIVE: Listen to 'Pirelli's Miracle Elixir' from SWEENEY TODD

Listen to the exclusive early release of Pirelli's Miracle Elixir from Sweeney Todd. The album is available on Friday, September 8.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 11:53AM

Exclusive: Listen to 'Wait' From the 2023 Broadway Revival Cast Recording of SWEENEY TODD

An all new track has been released from the upcoming 2023 Broadway revival cast recording of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. In the video here, listen to 'Wait,' performed b…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:03AM
Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Remembering Tony Award-winning costume designer Franne Lee by Elizabeth Blair

From SNL's Coneheads to Killer Bees, Broadway's Sweeney Todd and Candide, we remember Tony Award-winning costume designer Franne Lee who died on Aug. 27.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 08:19PM

Franne Lee, who designed costumes for 'SNL' and 'Sweeney Todd,' dies at 81 by Elizabeth Blair

From SNL's Coneheads to Killer Bees, Broadway's Sweeney Todd and Candide, we remember Tony Award-winning costume designer Franne Lee who died on Aug. 27.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 08:13AM
Monday, September 4, 2023

Broadway Week Returns September 4–17: Sweeney Todd, Back to the Future, Here Lies Love, More Participating by Meg Masseron

Over 20 Broadway shows are getting in on NYC's biannual two-for-one ticketing program this time around.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19AM

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