This production is recommended for high school and above.
Late Seating Policy: There is no late seating in Johnson Theater for this event. Late arrivals will be seated after intermission.
Previews: October 2 and 3
October 28 Performance: The Tuesday, October 28 performance of Sweeney Todd will be recorded for archival purposes, and is offered at a special price. Moving cameras may be present throughout the show.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be at Andrew Johnson Theater in Nashville, TN
Back by Popular Demand! The rare instance of a musical thriller, this chilling, suspenseful, heart-pounding masterpiece of murderous “barber-ism” and culinary crime tells the infamous tale of the unjustly exiled Benjamin Barker (aka Sweeney Todd). He returns to 19th century London seeking revenge against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The enterprising (and unforgettable) pie-maker Mrs. Lovett helps Sweeney Todd exact his revenge in the most "delicious" of ways. Sophisticated, macabre, visceral and uncompromising, Sweeney Todd mixes intense drama with howlingly funny moments of dark humor.
"Nashville Rep turned TPAC's Johnson Theater sideways for its galvanizing mounting of the Sondheim classic. London looked foreboding and foggy per Gary Hoff's compressed set, and a small but mighty cast acted, sang and played stagehands as well in a marvelously brooding production that was daring in conception and right on the mark in execution." - Martin Brady, Nashville Scene (Best of Nashville, 2009)
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