Sweeney Todd: Sondheim's Macabre Musical Thriller at Drury Lane
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The last date listed for Sweeney Todd was Sunday October 9, 2011 / 6:00pm.
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The performance itself was great. Excellent acting and singing, very well done and really nothing I would have changed except the way too loud screeching noise when someone died. The story itself is very similar to the movie that was done a few...continued
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“Don’t expect Mrs. Lovett’s meat pies as the special of the day in the dining room at the Drury Lane Oakbrook. But the filling on this grandly ambitious stage is tasty indeed. If you like intensity of flavor and a little kick.” —Chicago Tribune
“Many moments in this production are as spine-tingling for their musical beauty … as they are for their Grand Guignol violence.” —Chicago Sun-Times
Music and Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim
Book by: Hugh Wheeler
Directed By: Rachel Rockwell
Choreographed By: Rachel Rockwell
Stephen Sondheim’s haunting musical thriller has been hailed "the greatest musical of the past half-century” by the Wall Street Journal. Sophisticated and uncompromising, Sweeney Todd has a great sense of fun, mixing intense drama with howlingly funny moments of dark humor. You will find yourself laughing hysterically one moment and gasping in surprise the next.