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First Look: Sweeney Todd Stars Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford Get Into Character

The starry revival production, directed by Thomas Kail, begins its Broadway run next month.

The anticipated Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has taken its next big step toward the stage, releasing photos of its stars — Tony nominee Josh Groban and Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford — in full character. Get a first look at Broadway's next demon barber and Mrs. Lovett below.

Josh Groban, last seen on Broadway in Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, will take on the title role in Thomas Kail's revival of Sweeney Todd.
(© Franz Szony)

The revival of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's iconic musical, directed by Tony winner Thomas Kail (Hamilton), will begin performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on February 26 ahead of an official March 26 opening.

Annaleigh Ashford, Tony winner for You Can't Take It With You, will star as Mrs. Lovett.
(© Franz Szony)

Featured cast members joining Groban and Ashford onstage include Jordan Fisher as Anthony, Gaten Matarazzo as Tobias, Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles as Beggar Woman, Maria Bilbao as Johanna, Jamie Jackson as Judge Turpin, John Rapson as Beadle Bamford, Nicholas Christopher as Pirelli and standby for Sweeney Todd, and Jeanna de Waal as standby for Mrs. Lovett and Beggar Woman.

Sweeney Todd begins its Broadway run on February 26 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
(© Franz Szony)

Sweeney Todd will additionally feature Jonathan Tunick's original 26-player orchestrations on Broadway for the first time since 1980. Tony winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton) will serve as music supervisor, and Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett choreographs.

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