It’s been a busy, diverse spring both on Broadway and off, with a bumper crop of headturning musicals and ambitious plays. Here’s our picks for the best of the year so far, as chosen by Variety’s New…
The Tooting Arts Club, a site-specific London community theater, has scored the ideal New York venue for its audience-pleasing version of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Tucked…
John Doyle, the Broadway director who’s staging the upcoming revival of “The Color Purple” and who won a Tony Award for his production of “Sweeney Todd,” has been named the new artistic director at…
LONDON — The National Theater and Chichester Festival Theater emerged as the producer front-runners in the nominations for this year's Society of London Theater Olivier awards with 13 and 12 noms…
Bash first, ask questions later is the default setting for the elite police unit in "The Sweeney," a defiantly anachronistic actioner named after the copshow that topped British TV ratings in the…
"Sweeney Todd" is subtitled "A Musical Thriller" -- which perfectly describes Jonathan Kent's electrifying new production.
John Doyle's brilliant, Tony Award-winning reimagining of the Sondheim/Wheeler "Sweeney Todd" as fever dream shows how a great artwork can yield new secrets when the context and metaphor are well…
Sound designers and mixers are asked to add to onscreen realism with audible cues unique to each situation. These audio pros bring their own sensibilities, obviously, but it's interesting to compare…
"Oh, you know ... black-and-white horror movies?" That was Tim Burton's brief to repeat collaborator (and Oscar-winning hair and makeup artist) Peter Owen on "Sweeney Todd."
Can "Sweeney Todd" pump up Stephen Sondheim's popular appeal?
"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" proves a satisfying screen version of Stephen Sondheim's theatrical musical.