Sweeney Todd - 2012 London Cast (Michael Ball - Olivier Award Winner 2013)
Composer: Stephen Sondheim
Lyricist: Stephen Sondheim
Michael Ball recently triumphed in this new production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the Adelphi Theatre in London's West End, alongside the amazing Imelda Staunton as Mrs. Lovett. The show premiered at the Chichester Festival Theatre for six weeks starting 24 September 2011 before transferring to London in March 2012. Michael Ball went on to win the 2013 Olivier Award (London's equivalent of The Tony Award) for Best Performance in a Musical for his portrayal of Sweeney Todd. Re-set in 1930s London instead of the original Victorian era, that much-heralded production gave us this welcome (and terrific!) new CD.