AMPAG, West Australian Opera West Australian Opera:Sweeney Todd; The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd; The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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July 2019

13 Sat 

07:30 PM

West Australian Opera

West Australian Opera

His Majesty's Theatre 825 Hay Street

PerthWestern Australia

 

Benjamin Barker once had it all but tragedy, heartache and a brutal act of betrayal leads him into a downward spiral of despair. Determined to avenge his loved ones, Barker assumes a new identity as Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street. Together with the deranged pie-maker Mrs. Lovett, the two mercilessly plot revenge on those who have betrayed them. As their twisted plans play out, Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett find solace in each other’s suffering. As their reign of bloodshed continues, could a looming betrayal lead to their undoing?

Benjamin Barker once had it all but tragedy, heartache and a brutal act of betrayal leads him into a downward spiral of despair. Determined to avenge his loved ones, Barker assumes a new identity as Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street. Together with the deranged pie-maker Mrs. Lovett, the two mercilessly plot revenge on those who have betrayed them. As their twisted plans play out, Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett find solace in each other’s suffering. As their reign of bloodshed continues, could a looming betrayal lead to their undoing?

Featuring a haunting score, which inspired Tim Burton’s Academy Award-winning film, this is a razor-sharp melodrama that delves into the pitfalls of revenge and will leave hearts racing and spines tingling long after the curtain has fallen.