Josh Groban Annaleigh Ashford

Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford to Depart Sweeney Todd, Revival Extends

It was announced today Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford will play their final performance in the Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd on January 14, 2024. The production also announced that it will extend its Broadway run through the spring of 2024. New casting for the roles of Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett, as well as extension dates and ticket on sale information, will be announced shortly.

Groban received a 2023 Tony Award nomination for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his performance as Sweeney Todd, and Ashford received a 2023 Tony Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical as well as the 2023 Drama League Distinguished Performance Award and 2023 Drama Desk Award for her performance as Mrs. Lovett.

The current cast of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street includes Groban as Sweeney Todd and Ashford as Mrs. Lovett, Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things) as Tobias, Daniel Yearwood (Hamilton) as Anthony, Tony Award winner and Laurence Olivier Award nominee Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and I) as Beggar Woman, Maria Bilbao (On Your Feet!) as Johanna, Jamie Jackson (The Last Ship) as Judge Turpin, John Rapson (Les Misérables) as Beadle Bamford, Nicholas Christopher (Hamilton) as Pirelli / Standby for Sweeney Todd, and Jeanna de Waal (Diana, The Musical) as Standby for Mrs. Lovett and Beggar Woman.

Directed by Thomas Kail, and featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, with a book by Hugh Wheeler from an adaptation by Christopher Bond, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street began performances on February 26, 2023, and opened on March 26, 2023, at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Tickets for Groban and Ashford’s final months in the revival are on sale now. Broadway Direct is the primary ticketing provider for Sweeney Todd on Broadway.

Learn More About Sweeney Todd