"Ah, Miss!": Watch Rehearsals of Landless Theatre Company's Sweeney Todd - Prog Metal Version
05 Aug 2014
Rehearsal video of the first rock orchestration of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, presented at Washington D.C.'s Warehouse Theatre by Landless Theatre Company, has been released.
Written by a team of arrangers known as The Fleet Street Collective, Sweeney Todd - Prog Metal Version will begin performances Aug. 7 and continue through Aug. 31 as part of Landless Theatre's "Summer of Rock."
The Washington, D.C., theatre company, which is known for producing camp and satirical theatre, has also featured rock theatre in its lineup. They previously presented Richard Campbell's Frankenstein, a prog-metal opera fusion including company artists and local metal musicians.
Warehouse Theatre is located at 645 New York Ave., NW, in Washington, D.C. Tickets can be purchased by visiting vendini.com. Visit landlesstheatre.com for more information.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.