Returning to London after his wife and daughter are stolen by Judge Turpin, Benjamin Barker adopts the name Sweeney Todd and relocates his barber business to the top of Mrs Lovett’s pie shop. Todd wants his revenge on the man who has now adopted his daughter and works with Mrs Lovett on an evil plan.
Todd will slice the throats of the unsuspecting public while giving them a shave and suddenly there are new fillings for Mrs Lovett’s meat pies. All Todd needs to do now is convince Judge Turpin to sit in his chair…
This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe)
From an adaptation by Christopher Bond
Book by Hugh Wheeler, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim