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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jamie Campbell Bower, Jayne Wisener, Ed Sanders, Laura Michelle Kelly, Anthony Stewart Head, Buck Holland, David McKail, Colin Higgins, Jess Murphy, Sophie Morris-Sheppard
The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1982)
Starring: Angela Lansbury, George Hearn, Edmund Lyndeck, Cris Groenendaal, Calvin Remsberg
Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd. Composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim refashions a macabre tale into a musical masterwork in this dazzling performance of the 1979 Broadway hit originally staged by Harold Prince. In her Tony-winning role, Angela Lansbury plays Nellie. George Hearn turns his stage role of twisted Sweeney into an Emmy-winning triumph. The score coils around itself in every-tightening spirals. The lines ripple with black humor and madness. Enter Sweeney's tonsorial parlor. Attend the tale.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1936)
Starring: Tod Slaughter, Stella Rho, Johnny Singer, Eve Lister, Bruce Seton, D.J. Williams, Davina Craig, Jerry Verno, Graham Soutten, Billy Holland, Norman Pierce, Aubrey Mallalieu, Henry B. Longhurst, Ben Williams
It is England in the 1830s. London's dockside is teeming with ships and sailors who have made their fortune in foreign lands. Sweeney Todd, a Fleet Street barber, awaits the arrival of men whose first port of call is for a good, close shave. For most it will be the last time they are seen alive. Using a specially designed barber's chair, Sweeney Todd despatches his victims to the cellar below, where he robs them of their new found fortunes and chops their remains into small pieces. Meanwhile, Mrs Lovett is enjoying a roaring trade for her popular penny meat pies.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2014)
Starring: Emma Thompson, Bryn Terfel, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Christian Borle, Kyle Brenn, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Erin Mackey, Philip Quast, Audra McDonald
Murder, mayhem and the ultimate revenge. Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical masterpiece comes back to life in this bold new production, starring Bryn Terfel and Academy Award winner Emma Thompson.
Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street (1973)
Starring: Robertson Davies, Barry Morse
Sweeney Todd (1973), an hour-long TV production by the CBC Television series The Purple Playhouse with Barry Morse as Todd. This is based on George Dibdin Pitt's version of the play.
Sweeney Todd: In Concert with the New York Philharmonic (2001)
Starring: Patti LuPone, George Hearn, Neil Patrick Harris, Victoria Clark, Davis Gaines, Lisa Vroman
Starring Broadway legends Patti LuPone and George Hearn with the San Francisco Symphony under Rob Fisher. Sondheim's Sweeney is based on playwright Christopher Bond’s stage thriller Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The music and lyrics for Sweeney are by Stephen Sondheim and the book is by Hugh Wheeler. Adapted by Christopher Bond and originally directed by Harold Prince, the Philharmonic performances of Sweeney was directed by Lonny Price and conducted by Andrew Litton. The New York Choral Artists also participated in the program.