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Release date set for ‘Sweeney Todd’ revival cast album

The production stars Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford.

Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford in “Sweeney Todd” (Credit: Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman)

Update as of Dec. 5, 2023:

The Grammy Award-nominated cast album of 2023’s “Sweeney Todd” will be released as a two-CD set on Dec. 15. The album will also be released as a three-LP vinyl set in March of 2024.

Originally published Aug. 4, 2023:

The 2023 revival cast recording of “Sweeney Todd” has set a digital release date of Sept. 8. The previously announced cast album is being released on Warner Music Group’s Arts Music and Reprise Records label.

The album is being produced by the revival’s music supervisor Alex Lacamoire along with co-producer Thomas Kail, who directed the production.

The Tony Award-nominated production features Stephen Sondheim’s score as it was performed in its first Broadway staging, with Jonathan Tunick’s original 26-player orchestration — which will be heard on the album. “Sweeney Todd” has a book written by Hugh Wheeler.

The “Sweeney Todd” cast is led by Josh Groban in the title role with Annaleigh Ashford as Mrs. Lovett and Ruthie Ann Miles as Beggar Woman; all three actors received 2023 Tony nominations for their performances. The revival’s original principal company set to appear on the cast recording also includes Jordan Fisher as Anthony, Gaten Matarazzo as Tobias, Maria Bilbao as Johanna, Jamie Jackson as Judge Turpin, John Rapson as Beadle Bamford and Nicholas Christopher as Pirelli.

The ensemble features Galyana Castillo, Jonathan Christopher, Dwayne Cooper, Kyrie Courter, Taeler Cyrus, Timothy Hughes, Paul-Jordan Jansen, Alicia Kaori, Michael Kuhn, Raymond J. Lee, Patricia Phillips, Mia Pinero, Samantha Pollino, Lexi Rabadi, Nathan Salstone, Kristie Dale Sanders, Stephen Tewksbury, Daniel Torres, Felix Torrez-Ponce, DeLaney Westfall and Hennessy Winkler.

The revival began previews on Feb. 26 and opened on March 26 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

“Sweeney Todd” is produced on Broadway by Jeffrey Seller.