Sweeney Todd is a must-see performance with an incredibly limited season in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Despite a plot full of depravity, woeful twists of fate and murder (plenty of murder – sometimes three in a minute!), Sweeney Todd is full of deeply human and occasionally sweet moments and endearing characters.
3rd time was absolutely the charm, although the 1st and 2nd times I saw this show were also pretty good! Breathtaking magic out of everyday items go a long way to proving that we all have the music and rhythm within us!
“….wherever possible, kids should have the opportunity to experience theatre like this – other-worldly surroundings, amazing production and a truly beautiful show while they are young enough to be enchanted with how it all happens, believing in the magic for just a little while…”