An Evening at PlayMakers: Sweeney Todd

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Friday, April 15 | 6 p.m. – Call for Availability (919) 962-0313
Paul Green Theatre, Chapel Hill

Join us for “a bloody great musical” with fellow Tar Heels and friends plus a pre-show reception with PlayMakers’ artistic staff. The brilliant tale of obsession and revenge, Sweeney Todd combines melodrama, murder – and “the worst pies in London” – with a sumptuous score by the incomparable Stephen Sondheim. Join the murderous barber and his culinary accomplice Mrs. Lovett for a spellbinding evening of comic turns and thrilling drama.


Please call Douglass Payne ’04 at (919) 962-0313 for availability.

The event cost is $60 for adults and includes your theater ticket and the pre-show reception; Carolina Alumni members pay only $40 (a savings of $20).

This show is recommended for children 14 years and older. 

Event Details

Join the artistic staff of PlayMakers’ Sweeney Todd for a pre-show conversation about the play plus refreshments.

Pre-show reception begins at 6 p.m.; curtain call is 7:30 p.m.


[A] “whopping grisly yarn … thumping good entertainment.” – The New York Times

“Skillfully mixes savagery, tragedy and comedy to create a work of art that leaves one in awe.” – The Guardian

“An audacious balance of acid-drenched comedy with subversive class warfare, gore and glowering drama puts Sweeney Todd in a league of its own.” – The Hollywood Reporter

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