Following the success of West Side Story, Oliver! and Rent, Buxton Opera House will once again be showcasing talented local performers in its production of Sweeney Todd, directed by Paul Kerryson.
Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street is a musical thriller with superb music and lyrics by the greatest contemporary musical composer, Stephen Sondheim. Todd arrives in London following deportation and imprisonment in Australia, seeking blood thirsty revenge. A chance meeting with Mrs Lovett in her East End pie shop brings a deadly accomplice to his schemes, with an outrageously humorous and chilling plan.
Since Victorian times, the public have had a macabre fascination with this shocker! This award-winning musical has become a popular hit with its thrilling score. Fasten your seatbelts for an irresistible and murderous tale!
BSL interpreted performance:
Sunday 1 May 2022, 2pm
Although humorous and dramatic, there are some scenes of a violent nature which may be unsuitable for young children under 12 years.