Sweeney is ready to ROCK!
"When the demon barber of Fleet Street is next seen in the nation’s capital, he may be wielding an ax — six-string variety — rather than a razor..."
Sondheim Grants Landless Permission
Introducing THE FLEET STREET COLLECTIVE
"The first rock orchestration of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, presented at Washington D.C.'s Warehouse Theatre by Landless Theatre Company, is being written by a team of arrangers known as The Fleet Street Collective..."
"The progressive metal arrangements are ready for “Sweeney Todd,” the throat-slitting musical thriller that’s getting a headbanging musical arrangement this month by D.C.’s Landless Theatre Company..."
"And the project has Stephen Sondheim's permission, if not his blessing." NYTimes
Nominated for three
2015 HELEN HAYES AWARDS
OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL - MELISSA BAUGHMAN
OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTOR - CHARLES W. JOHNSON
"It's a bloody good time!" - Metaldisciple.com
"It's bloody interesting" - Washington Post
"An unqualified success" - DC Metro Theater Arts
"Sweeney Todd gets the metal production it deserves" - Inverse
"You couldn't have put this project into more capable hands, or imaginative minds." - themetalmaiden.net
Photos by BRANDON PENICK PHOTOGRAPHY
Big Buzz for a Small DC Company
"Landless Theatre Company, a small Washington outfit known for satire and, perhaps more distinctively, cult rock dramas, has obtained permission to amp up a new prog metal version of 'Sweeney Todd.'"
Exclusive Coverage from the start of
the process on DC Metro Theater Arts