Thompson 'wept' over stage return
Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson has revealed her recent stage comeback in New York was a "beautiful, inspiring" experience that brought her to tears. "It was magical to be in front of an audience again," she said of her role in Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd at the Lincoln Center.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
'Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' slashes his way into Milford Sept. 19
Steve Givens , Lorraine Steinhoff perform in Second Strret Players' "Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Second Street Players proudly presents the Fall Musical "Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" by Hugh Wheeler and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Fridays through Sundays, Sept.
Stage Tube: Lincoln Center's Own Sweeney Todd, Bryn Terfel, Takes on Opera v. Musical Argument
Is Stephen Sondheim 's SWEENEY TODD an opera or a musical? Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel , who recently starred in Lincoln Center's production, gives his take in the video below, released in anticipation of the SWEENEY TODD airs on PBS stations on Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00-11:30 p.m. ET. Audra McDonald The acclaimed, sold-out production stars Terfel in the title role and Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett in her Philharmonic debut, New York stage debut, and first time performing the role.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
BSkyB Taps Cannes Winner Timothy Spall, 'The Killing' Director for Thriller
U.K. pay TV giant BSkyB has unveiled a new drama for its Sky Living channel that will star big-name British talent and be directed by one of the driving forces behind Danish hit series The Killing . Timothy Spall , who triumphed at this year's Cannes by winning the best actor award for Mike Leigh 's Mr. Turner , will take the lead in The Enfield Haunting , a three-part poltergeist drama based on real events that took place in a house in North London in 1977.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
'Sweeney Todd' is a chillingly beautiful story steeped in love and revenge
Based on the Broadway musical, "Sweeney Todd" follows the journey of Benjamin Barker, a humble barber whose dark addiction for revenge drives him to become a murderer and ultimately destroys him.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Sweeney Todd to Open at TheatreWorks in October
TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the gripping Broadway musical SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Kym Marsh is unrecognisable as she transforms into bride of Dracula
Kym Marsh underwent a ghoulish transformation to play a bride of Dracula this week.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 8/24/2014
THE MILK TRAIN DOESN'T STOP HERE ANYMORE Intrepid Shakespeare Company 8/25-8/25/2014 Described as an allegory and a 'sophisticated fairy tale', the play takes a look at the final two days in the life of Flora "Sissy" Goforth, a legendary diva , whose last exotic summer is consumed with an effort to dictate her memoirs before she dies, a ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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Material Witness #3: Windows to the Soul
Love is the universal tether that binds kings to paupers and geniuses to fools. Perhaps this is why audiences are endlessly fascinated by psychopaths, serial killers, and other characters who seemingly live without love.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Stage Tube: New Trailer for Jonathan Harker and Dracula Tour Released
JONATHAN HARKER AND DRACULA, starring Gerard McCarthy , will run from 18 - 27 September at the Theatre At The Mill in Belfast before a limited Irish tour - below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the official trailer! Coronation Street's Kym Marsh , West End & Broadway star Rachel Tucker and Jayne Wisener from Tim Burton 's Sweeney Todd ... (more)