Review: Sweeney Todd Delights with Blood, Bondage and Belly Laughs, Idaho Shakespeare Festival debuts macabre summer musical

Boise Weekly, July 10, 2013 by Harrison Berry Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street opens with a chorus of singers, their faces painted and eyebrows arched, waxing on the musical’s titular character, who sends his victims “to their maker impeccably shaved.” This bit of wit sets the tone for the enigmatic Todd–played with […]

Review: Idaho Shakespeare Festival makes evil fun in stylish production

Published: July 8, 2013 By DANA OLAND / doland@idahostatesman.com — Idaho Statesman It’s one thing to take on a landmark piece of musical theater, such as “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” It’s another to turn it into a transformative work of art, and that’s what the Idaho Shakespeare Festival achieved Saturday. Director […]