Tag - Sondheim

Sweeney Todd (2008) – Theatre Review

National Tour Seen in Atlanta, Georgia, May 28, 2008 Lyrics & Music by Stephen Sondheim Directed by John Doyle Starring Judy Kaye, David Hess, Keith Buterbaugh, Benjamin Magnuson, Lauren Molina So after seeing the John Doyle production...

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The Tony winner for Best Musical Revival, it’s John Doyle’s revamped version of Stephen Sondheim’s Company. For those who don’t know what that means, it’s a crazed theatre genius’ idea: the cast is also...

Win Sweeney Todd on DVD

The Sondheim musical that manages to evoke feelings of horror and comedy (and that’s just from looking at the musical score) hit the big screen at last, starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and directed by Tim Burton. Alan...

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Today is For Amy

Very recently, I saw the revival of Stephen Sondheim‘s Company, directed by John Doyle, the same genius who did the Sweeney Todd revival. Sondheim on his easiest day is difficult. That being said, the payoff for his stuff is amazing...

Angela Lansbury and Len Cariou Reprise Todd:...

Nice. Stumbled across this on YouTube: Angela Lansbury and Len Cariou are back in their roles as the original Mrs. Lovett and Sweeney Todd, respectively, for Sondheim‘s 75th birthday concert from last year. Not of bad voice either of...

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Tim Burton and Johnny Depp to Attend the...

Yeah, I know everybody’s already reporting this, but hell. Johnny Depp‘s Todd and Tim Burton‘s in the chair. Can Depp sing? If he can, then I’m not worried about him in the least. As for Burton, as long as we’ve...

Sweeney Todd (2005) – Theatre Review

Theatre folks know Sweeney Todd well. The really twisted ones among us know it well and enjoy the hell out of it, for many reasons: the gallows humor and the straight-up gallows; Sondheim being 110% Sondheim; and, well, we just dig things...