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Archive: April 2023 (12 Posts)

Black and white illustration of the two lead characters from Sondheim's musical "Sweeney Todd." Lettering of title is blood red.

From the National Recording Registry: “Sweeney Todd” (1979)

Posted by: Cary O’Dell

You can’t keep a good demon down!  Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical “Sweeney Todd” has just returned to Broadway boards.  The new production–featuring Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford–is getting some bloody rave reviews.  In light of the musical’s return, we look back at the original cast show album which featured the late, great Angela Lansbury and …