arcadiagt5 (arcadiagt5) wrote,

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Musical junkie that I am I really wanted to enjoy this but I found it to be more impressive than enjoyable.

Certainly the staging, the costuming, the lighting were superb in that inimitable and undefinable Tim Burton style. I enjoyed the performances of the cast, the songs were appropriate if not particularly memorable.

But...something didn't quite work for me. I don't know if it was the subject matter or something else but I don't particularly want to see this again. Nor, unlike Rent, am I particularly interested in seeing a live performance.

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