Daniel Yearwood will take over the role of Anthony in the Broadway company of “Sweeney Todd” beginning June 21. Yearwood will replace Jordan Fisher, who will play his final performance, as scheduled, on June 18.
Yearwood is currently on Broadway in “Hamilton,” playing the dual role of John Laurens/Philip Hamilton, and will depart the production to move to “Sweeney Todd.” Yearwood’s previous Main Stem credits include the 2017 revival of “Once on This Island” and 2019’s “Ink.”
Directed by Thomas Kail and starring Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford, “Sweeney Todd” opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on March 26. The revival won two Tony Awards: Best Lighting Design of a Musical for Natasha Katz and Best Sound Design of a Musical for Nevin Steinberg.
“Sweeney Todd” is produced on Broadway by Jeffrey Seller.