UCF Celebrates the Arts: Sweeney Todd — The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

A thrilling story set to the legendary Stephen Sondheim's captivating score, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street weaves a tale of revenge, love and dark secrets in 19th century London.

Winner of the 1979 Tony Award for Best Musical and currently selling out in a smash-hit Broadway revival, this soaring musical tells the story of Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett, long in love with the anguished barber, who assists him in his search for his lost daughter and wife. A comic vein runs through the gothic, romantic and chilling account of Sweeney’s search for truth while a Victorian-era ambiance enhances Sondheim’s score with stunning dissonance and dark beauty.

Join UCF Celebrates the Arts for an evening of fantasy, humor and thrills as they mark its 10th anniversary with a spectacular performance of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2024

One of Central Florida’s favorite new traditions celebrates ten years! UCF Celebrates the Arts is an immersive and dynamic cultural extravaganza that fuses creativity, innovation and community engagement. This annual festival showcases the artistic prowess of UCF’s faculty and students and invites the broader community to enjoy performances, exhibitions, presentations and interactive experiences. With a focus on accessibility, partnership and diverse offerings, UCF Celebrates the Arts is a unique opportunity for the community to experience the creative side of UCF’s innovative spirit. Events will be held April 3 – 14. Learn more at arts.cah.ucf.edu/celebrates.

Presented By:
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Dates:
April 11, 2024 - April 14, 2024
Recurrence:
Recurring daily
Price:
From $20
Time:
Varies by Date

A thrilling story set to the legendary Stephen Sondheim's captivating score, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street weaves a tale of revenge, love and dark secrets in 19th century London.

Winner of the 1979 Tony Award for Best Musical and currently selling out in a smash-hit Broadway revival, this soaring musical tells the story of Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett, long in love with the anguished barber, who assists him in his search for his lost daughter and wife. A comic vein runs through the gothic, romantic and chilling account of Sweeney’s search for truth while a Victorian-era ambiance enhances Sondheim’s score with stunning dissonance and dark beauty.

Join UCF Celebrates the Arts for an evening of fantasy, humor and thrills as they mark its 10th anniversary with a spectacular performance of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street."

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2024

One of Central Florida’s favorite new traditions celebrates ten years! UCF Celebrates the Arts is an immersive and dynamic cultural extravaganza that fuses creativity, innovation and community engagement. This annual festival showcases the artistic prowess of UCF’s faculty and students and invites the broader community to enjoy performances, exhibitions, presentations and interactive experiences. With a focus on accessibility, partnership and diverse offerings, UCF Celebrates the Arts is a unique opportunity for the community to experience the creative side of UCF’s innovative spirit. Events will be held April 3 – 14. Learn more at arts.cah.ucf.edu/celebrates.