"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" in concert with The New York Philharmonic; starring Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson.
© Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic

Sep. 26 at 9:00*

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Live From Lincoln Center’s 40th anniversary season opens with the New York Philharmonic’s critically acclaimed staged production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical thriller Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, about a barber who seeks vengeance on what he sees as a merciless world. Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel stars in the title role alongside Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett.

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