Highlights From the New York Philharmonic Concert Production of Sweeney Todd
The New York Philharmonic presented five concert performances (March 5-8) of Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd. Emma Thompson made her New York stage debut as Mrs. Lovett and operatic bass-baritone Bryn Terfel performed the titular role of the murderous barber. Lonny Price directed the production, which included Christian Borle, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Erin Mackey. Read the Playbill story.