Sweeneytodd 112408

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Reviews

Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Terrace Theater (Long Beach, CA)

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15 ratings
4.1 average rating
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1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 06 2008

I didn't know the actors were also the musicians and was pleasantly surprised how they flowed from scene to scene with great ease. I'd also like to give much props to the audience members that came to the show dressed at the characters. They...continued

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58 events
24 reviews
22 stars
attended Dec 05 2008

Excellent voices and music. A thoroughly professional performance. However, this was a different cast than the recent performance at the Ahmanson Theatre, and did not measure up to the energy and dramatic tension of that stellar performance. They...continued

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6 reviews
27 stars
attended Dec 06 2008

Excellent venue, excellent seats, great performance!!

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16 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 05 2008

The singing and acting was amazing. It was very intense at times. I have seen this version of Sweeney two other times, once on Broadway and once at the Ahmanson in L.A. The Ahmanson production was horrible but the Broadway production was...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 05 2008

This was a jaw-dropping performance of the most talented group of people i've ever seen on one stage! i did this play in high school (i played the clarinet) and i was curious to see it again because of the description that the "actors were the...continued

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Dec 06 2008

The set design, the use of musicians as singers, the ingenuity of the production were clearly successful. I think however, the sound could have been set up much better for that size space. Although having the singers be the musicians is an...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 06 2008

The event was amazing and great. Loved the show. The process of getting the tickets were easy. Picking up the tickets were very simple as well.

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1 review
4 stars
attended Dec 05 2008

The performers were amazingly talented but the staging was monotonous. I found my mind wandering because there was nothing of interest to keep my attention focused on the stage. Give me the traditional staging with set changes, dimensional...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 06 2008

This show featured great performance and excellent voices. The interpretation of the story presented by this cast was both innovative and haunting. The only thing that kept this staging from being truly seamless was the fact that the actors...continued

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