Sweeney 112213
4.0 / 5 Rated by 10 members
Review from Garrick Dietze

Amazing show for such an intimate space.

reviewed Dec 13 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Liz McC

Live orchestra and wonderful staging. Contemporary twist and energetic acting. I think Lucy stole the show. And of course Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett were terrific. So was Toby. All in all, a very enjoyable evening and I would recommend it to...continued

reviewed Dec 19 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Chris Olsen

Very strong performances. A shame it was in such a small venue, the effort deserved larger crowds.

reviewed Dec 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Amanda Grant

We left at the intermission. This was a new age twist on a classic musical. Unfortunately, for my husband and I, we were hoping for the original and really weren't sold on this twist.

reviewed Dec 15 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from ChrisE

The modernization of the play was an interesting approach though I enjoy it a bit more traditional. It wasn't bad. The sailor and daughter weren't as strong of characters as I've been used to which took away some of the enjoyment. Overall it...continued

reviewed Dec 13 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Di

Burnsville Performering Art Center is a really nice place. We really liked Sweeney Todd it followed the movie very well.
Singing got to be a little bit too much.

reviewed Dec 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from veebre

A very strong production. Music was incredibly well done - especially from the live orchestra. Modern adaption worked surprisingly well. Fun costumes and set design, though some of the projections went overboard (By the Sea felt like a middle...continued

reviewed Dec 14 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Barbara J

The theater was sold out. Seating was good -- general Admission. Parking was free. The actors/singers were excellent. "Sweeney Todd" is a difficult musical to perform. The set, the blocking, the lighting, the live orchestra were wonderful. ...continued

reviewed Dec 13 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Michael Smith

Great time!!! What a great cast.... I love this musical and the little modern twists they added were great!!!!

reviewed Dec 15 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Amy

The music of Sweeney Todd is absolutely beautiful, and very different (in a GREAT way) compared to the movie. The musical actually has a chorus that adds that extra something to the musical and makes you want to watch it over and over. Fantastic...continued

reviewed Dec 20 2013 report as inappropriate