Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street Tim BurtonIt’s hard to decide what to make of Sweeney Todd, Tim Burton’s adaptation of the musical of the same name.

On one hand, the opening scene introduces Johnny Depp’s Benjamin Barker as a tragic figure – flashbacks show the happily married Benjamin getting dragged away and jailed for a crime he didn’t commit…

Rent

Like The Producers, Rent is about two months late. But truly, for a show like Rent, it’s better late than never. If you missed the November 2005 performance of the musical by the original cast on stage, now is the time to watch one of the most impressive and evocative musicals written in our time….

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