God, that's good! Several Broadway favorites have joined the cast of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, including Jordan Fisher as Anthony, Gaten Matarazzo as Tobias, Tony winner Ruthie Ann Miles as Beggar Woman, Maria Bilbao as Johanna, Jamie Jackson as Judge Turpin, John Rapson as Beadle Bamford, and Nicholas Christopher as Pirelli.
Christopher will also serve as a standby for Sweeney Todd while Diana: The Musical standout Jeanna de Waal will standby for Mrs. Lovett and Beggar Woman. More casting will be announced at a later date.
As previously announced, Tony and Grammy nominee Josh Groban will play the title character while Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford will play Mrs. Lovett. Previews begin February 26, 2023, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. An opening night is set for March 26.
Tony winner Thomas Kail will direct the staging, which is set to include a 26-member orchestra. It will be the first time since 1980 that Jonathan Tunick’s original orchestrations will be played in a Broadway house...READ MORE