Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

  • Riverland Community College 1900 8th Avenue Northwest Austin, MN, 55912 United States

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Based on the play of the same name by Christopher Bond

Directed by Randy Forster

An infamous tale, Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to nineteenth century London, seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, above which, he opens a new barber practice. Mrs. Lovett's luck sharply shifts when Todd's thirst for blood inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London lining up... and the carnage has only just begun!

Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece was awarded eight Tony Awards in 1979 - including Best Musical. Sweeney Todd has become a success that has thrilled, shocked, awed and delighted audiences across the world.

Performances July 28, 29, August 2, 3, 4, 5 at 7:00 pm; July 30 at 2:00 pm

Ticket prices
$18 adult
$10 children ages 12 and under

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.