The New York Philharmonic’s staged production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be broadcast across the USA on Live From Lincoln Center on PBS stations on Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00–11:30 p.m. ET [check local listings]. Audra McDonald serves as host.
The acclaimed, sold-out production stars bass-baritone Bryn Terfel in the title role and Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett in her Philharmonic debut, New York stage debut, and first time performing the role.
Music Director Alan Gilbert is the conductor, Grant Sturiale is the assistant conductor, Lonny Price is the director, Lonny Price and Matt Cowart are the producers, and Josh Rhodes is the choreographer.