Joe Locke To Make Broadway Debut In SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
No ones going to harm you, not while he’s around. Joe Locke, the breakout star of Netflix’s hit show “Heartstopper,” will make his Broadway debut this January in the Tony Award-nominated revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Locke will star as Tobias beginning Wednesday January 31st, 2024. Tobias was originated by Gaten Matarazzo in this most recent revival and is currently being played by Danial Marconi.
Locke can currently be seen starring as Charlie Spring in Netflix’s “Heartstopper,” an adaptation of the webcomic and graphic novel of the same name by Alice Oseman. He made his professional stage debut in the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Dawn King’s The Trials in 2022, for which he won the Best Professional Debut Award at this year’s What’s On Stage Awards. Next year, he will star alongside Kathryn Hahn, Aubrey Plaza and Patti LuPone in Disney+/Marvel’s “Agatha: Darkhold Diaries,” based on the Marvel Comics character Agatha Harkness.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street currently stars Tony and Grammy-nominated multi-platinum recording artist Josh Groban as Sweeney Todd and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford as Mrs. Lovett, now through Sunday January 14, 2024. Beginning Friday February 9, 2024, Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster join the cast as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Hugh Wheeler, from an adaptation by Christopher Bond, and is directed by Thomas Kail. The revival is led by producer Jeffrey Seller.
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