Broadway: Sweeney Todd more cast announced including Gaten Matarazzo

Further principle casting has been announced for the forthcoming Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, starring Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford.

Jordan Fisher (Dear Evan Hansen) has been cast as Anthony in the show, with Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things) as Tobias, Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles (The King & I) as Beggar Woman, Maria Bilbao (Evita) as Johanna, Jamie Jackson (Doctor Zhivago) as Judge Turpin, John Rapson (Les Miserables) as Beadle Bamford, Nicholas Christopher (Hamilton) as Pirelli / Standby for Sweeney Todd, and Jeanna de Waal (Diana The Musical) as Standby for Mrs. Lovett and Beggar Woman.

Josh Groban (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) plays Sweeney Todd in the musical, with Annaleigh Ashford (Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots) as Mrs. Lovett.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street begins performances at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on 26 February 2023, opening on 26 March 2023.

Directed by Tony Award-winner Thomas Kail (Hamilton), the show’s creative team includes Tony winner Alex Lacamoire as Music Supervisor, Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett as choreographer, set design by Tony Award winner Mimi Lien, costume design by Tony Award nominee Emilio Sosa, lighting design by seven-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz, sound design by Tony Award winner Nevin Steinberg, casting is by The Telsey Office, with general management by Baseline Theatrical, and Cody Renard Richard as Production Stage Manager.

The show boasts music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, a book by Hugh Wheeler, and orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick.

This is the first time since 1980 that Sweeney Todd has been on Broadway. The original scored eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, and best direction for Hal Prince.

Additional casting will be announced soon.


📷 Main photo: Sweeney Todd Broadway

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