Broadway Rewind: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'- Thanksgiving Song or Christmas Song? Music by Gregory SpearsLibretto by Greg Pierce, Based on Fellow Travelers by Thomas Mallon. Sweeney Todd – a «Musical Thriller» – is set in Victorian London, and tells the story of a barber who has returned to his home after an absence of 15 years.Sweeney Todd – the barber’s alias – is possessed with the idea of taking revenge on Judge Turpin, who at the time had committed a crime against Todd’s wife Lucy and exiled him to an Australian penal colony. The productions of Sweeney Todd, Platée and The Queen of Spades will be performed in rotating repertory in the 467-seat Pote Theatre at the Blank Performing Arts Center in Indianola, Iowa. DMMO presents this company premiere and first foray into French Baroque music in a new production led by conductor Gary Thor Wedow and directed by Chas Rader-Shieber. This production will be led by David Neely and stage director Matthew Ozawa returns to direct this new production with scenic design by Andrew Boyce and lighting design by Sarah Riffle. I have never seen such talented college students ever! Kindness, empathy, a helping hand to a stranger; these are the human qualities A Noise Within chooses to celebrate in our season.”. Copyright 1991-2020 © Playbill Inc. All Rights Reserved. Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street est une comédie musicale américaine de Stephen Sondheim, sur un livret de Hugh Wheeler inspiré de la pièce éponyme de Christopher Bond (en), créée à l'Uris Théâtre de Broadway le 1 er mars 1979. Jetzt Tickets sichern. The Des Moines Metro Opera Festival Orchestra, made up of professional musicians from across the country, will accompany all four productions. The Seth Concert Series To Offer Holiday Package of 15 Shows On Demand, Ana Gasteyer, James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Pascal, and Kerry Butler Join THE SETH CONCERT SERIES in December, 54 Below To Present The Broadway Princess Party, Norm Lewis & More On BroadwayWorld Events, Patti Murin, Colin Donnell & Seth Rudetsky 11/29 8 PM ET, Ana Gasteyer & Seth Rudetsky 12/6 8 PM ET, Broadway Princess Holiday Party 12/12 8 PM ET. The new season begins with the return of Alice in Wonderland (August 22–September 13), which had begun performances in March before the mass theatre shutdown. After an overwhelming response from ticket buyers to maintain last season's unique repertory, DMMO will once again present mainstage performances of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical Sweeney Todd, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's lesser-known dramatic masterpiece, The Queen of Spades, and Jean-Philippe Rameau's Baroque comedy Platée, as well as a production of Gregory Spears and Greg Pierce's Fellow Travelers as part of the organization's 2nd Stages Series. The company will instead present a slate of digital programming and, tentatively, performances at outdoor spaces. The Los Angeles company now aims to reopen in August 2021. With witty lyrics, high drama and utterly beautiful music, Sweeney promises a superbly entertaining night out Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded eight Tony’s, (including Best Musical), for its Broadway premiere. 5 5. Directed by Hal Prince and choreographed by Larry Fuller, the scenic design was by Eugene Lee, costumes by Franne Lee and lighting by Ken Billington. I could not stop … This musical was absolutely phenomenal. A new Des Moines Metro Opera production. Loved by audiences around the world, it’s one of the greatest shows by Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim. on 11/3/14. Written for a royal wedding at Versailles, Platée rivals the famed palace's architectural exuberance. Our designers and production personnel have been able to persist with designs begun, in large part, well over a year ago. This new production features scenic design by R. Keith Brumley, lighting design by Kate Ashton, and costume design by Jonathan Knipscher. Like Eugene Onegin, it is based on a celebrated work by Pushkin, but with a critical difference-Onegin was aptly subtitled "lyrical scenes," while The Queen of Spades, composed in 44 days of intense inspiration, is an inexorable drama played out in a sweeping 19th century score.