Aaron Tveit and Sutton Foster will take over the roles of Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett, respectively, in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Avenue on Broadway.
The 2 Tony Award winners take over the roles from Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford, who will play their remaining efficiency on Jan. 14. Tveit and Foster will begin performances on Feb. 9 and play their remaining efficiency on Could 5.
Tveit involves the position after successful a Tony Award for her efficiency in Moulin Rouge! The Musical and showing on Broadway in Catch Me If You Can, Subsequent to Regular, Depraved and Hairspray. On display screen, Tveit has appeared in Apple TV’s Schmigadoon, Grease: Dwell, Graceland, Les Miserables and extra.
Foster is a two-time Tony Award winner for her roles in Totally Fashionable Millie and Something Goes and has been nominated for seven Tony Awards, together with her most up-to-date Broadway position starring in The Music Man reverse Hugh Jackman. Foster led the TV Land sequence Youthful and the ABC Household sequence Bunheads.
The revival of Sweeney Todd, which encompasses a rating by Stephen Sondheim and a guide by Hugh Wheeler, opened on the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on March 26. The manufacturing, which has been promoting properly all through its run to date, is directed by Thomas Kail and produced by Jeffrey Vendor.
Along with Groban and Ashford, the present forged contains Stranger Issues’ Gaten Matarazzo, who will play his remaining efficiency on Nov. 5, Daniel Yearwood, Ruthie Ann Miles, Maria Bilbao, Jamie Jackson, John Rapson, Nicholas Christopher and Jeanna de Waal.