After many years of exile, the barber Sweeney Todd returns to his home town of London, in order to take bloody revenge on his tormentor, Judge Turpin. When Turpin escapes him, Todd in his rage becomes a mass murderer, slitting his customers’ throats. His accomplice, the pie maker Mrs. Lovett, makes meat pies out of his victims. The multi-award winning "musical thriller" by Stephen Sondheim, first performed in 1978, was made into a film starring Johnny Depp in 2007.
In German language
Recommended for age 12 or older
Tourists seeking the ultimate musical and theatrical experience can find it at the Volksoper: Operettas as well as 18th, 19th and 20th century operas, classical musicals and ballet.
With its 2015/16 season the Volksoper once again does justice to its reputation as Vienna’s most versatile music theatre! Operas, operettas, musicals and ballett: An evening at the Volksoper is an essential experience for anyone who wants to get a real flavour of the Viennese character.
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