Tag - Sweeney Todd

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...

Headsup: A Very Close Shave and More

An ongoing attempt to make sense of the onslaught of new swag that people want you to buy. Should you? I’ll try and help. My main problem with Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd is that I want to know what he’s got against the...

Sweeney Todd (2007) – 27 Second Review

Written by: John Logan, based on the musical by Stephen SondheimDirected by: Tim BurtonStarring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jamie Campbell Bower, Laura Michelle Kelly, Jayne Wisener, Ed...

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...