Seen & Heard

Seen & Heard

Seen on Broadway: Wildly acclaimed though it is, the new, stripped-down revival of Sweeney Todd at the Eugene O’Neill is a mix of the great and the not-so-great…but the not-so-great is at least interesting, making for a gripping if not fully satisfactory production. As surely as the demon barber of Fleet Street slashes his enemies’ throats, the thrust of this London import, directed and designed by John Doyle, is to slice the “cumbersome” bric-and-brac—all that period set

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