“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” by Pittsburgh Festival Opera
NEW TO THE LEGACY THEATRE IN 2017, Pittsburgh Festival Opera performs its new SummerFest musical, the thrilling “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”, Broadway’s Tony-award winner for “Best Musical” with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Barber Sweeney Todd returns to Dickens-era London after 15 years of exile and aims to take revenge on the corrupt judge who banished him. When baker Mrs. Lovett is in desperate need of fresh meat for her pies, Sweeney provides a solution to help them both. Songs include “Johanna”, “By the Sea”, “Pretty Women”, and more. Don’t miss this exclusive performance by Pittsburgh’s most innovative opera company!
(Photo by: Patti Brahim)