West Australian Opera
His Majesty's Theatre 825 Hay Street
Perth, Western 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?