The Théâtre du Châtelet production of Sweeney Todd, starring Rod Gilfry and Caroline O'Connor, began performances April 22 in Paris.
Lee Blakeley, who staged A Little Night Music at Théâtre du Châtelet last season, directs the English-language production that features both Gilfry and Pomponi in the titular role.
Here is a first look at the production:
Rod Gilfry and Caroline O'Connor Star in Paris Sweeney Todd
The Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical is scheduled to play a four-week engagement through May 21.
Also featured are Jonathan Best as Judge Turpin, John Graham-Hall as Beatle Bamford, David Curry as Pirelli, Nicholas Garrett as Anthony, Rebecca Bottone as Joanna, Pascal Chardonneau as Tobias and Rebecca de Pont Davis as the Beggarwoman.
The Tony-winning musical Sweeney Todd centers on a vengeful London barber whose customers are never seen again. His accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, assists Todd in disposing of the evidence with the use of her creative culinary skills.