Sweeney Todd


Sweeney.pngOne of the darkest musicals ever written, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is the unsettling tale of a Victorian-era barber who returns home to London after fifteen years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life. When revenge eludes him, Sweeney swears vengeance on the entire human race, murdering as many people as he can, while his business associate Mrs. Lovett bakes the bodies into meat pies and sells them to the unsuspecting public. Perhaps composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim’s most perfect score, Sweeney Todd is lush, operatic, and full of soaring beauty, pitch-black comedy and stunning terror. It’s one of the signal achievements of the American musical theater of the last fifty years, and the high-water mark of Sondheim’s remarkable contributions to the American Theatre. 

Appropriate for high school age and older. Please be advised the play contains theatrical depictions of murder and violence.

Saturday, March 11 - VIP Sweeney Todd Experience $75

VIP Ticket Includes:

  • 6:00pm - Preshow Reception with President Krista Newkirk, First Gentleman Lew Glenn, and other University of Redlands Administrators. Variety of party appetizers and a signature scary SWEENEY SPECIALTY COCKTAIL with beer & wine options.
  • 7:30pm - Access to BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE in the Glenn Wallichs Theatre.
  • 10:00pm - Post show dessert and coffee meet and greet with performers and creative team in the Frederick Loewe Black Box Theatre.