How do you feel about Emma Thompson making “the worst pies in London”?

If you reply “God thats Good!” then you are my kind of person and you are in the right spot.

What are you doing the evening of September, 29th?   If you’re not watching PBS then you are going to be missing out on seeing Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett, the amazing Bryn Terfel as Sweeney Todd himself, and even a surprise guest as the Old Woman!  This is a semi staged version that ran for a limited 13 show run with the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center in March of this year.

 

Just a trim please....don;t kill me
Just a trim please….don;t kill me

Click this link to see a preview: Sweeney Todd: Emma Thompson Sings “God, That’s Good!”

As if those three aren’t enough, let me throw some more names of innsanely talented people at you. it also features Tony Award winner Christian Borle (PETER AND THE STARCATCHER “Smash”) as Pirelli,  Jay Armstrong Johnson ( who San Diego audience last saw in the La Jolla Playhouse’s HANDS ON A HARDBODY) as Anthony Hope, and Erin Mackey (CHAPLIN, ANYTHING GOES).  Plus the amazing New York Philharmonic – this show was so full of good performances it was sold out for it’s entire run.

They look like a couple that has fun hobbies together....
They look like a couple that have fun hobbies together….

SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET  will be telecast nationally on Live From Lincoln Center on PBS stations Sept. 26 from 9 PM-11:30 PM ET; check local listings for more information.

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