Tuesdays with Corti: Dramaturg Thoughts

On Sunday, Paramount’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, reached the finish line bringing our six week run to an emotional, exhilarant ending! The closing night audience leapt to its feet in praise of what ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: ST to JCS

On Sunday, March 19, Paramount’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street​ will end its celebrated run. Fans of the Stephen Sondheim masterpiece bring a critical eye in anticipation of it ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Superstar Cast

Holy smokes! There is so much going on around here, and some of it, dear reader, I can’t even announce yet! What I can announce, however, is the best of ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Divertissement

Gray skies loom heavy this morning, but the air is fresh and the tree branches budding effuse the slightest scent of spring already! Just beneath the surface, the banks of The Fox are ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Nightmares

Good day, dear reader, what a holiday weekend it’s been! Besides the President’s Day protests nationwide, it’s been personally a tough one. I’ve been down with a nasty head cold and ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: A Sondheim Valentine

It’s Valentine’s Day! I have got so much love and thanks to spread around today after Saturday night’s Press Opening for Paramount’s Sweeney Todd! The reviews started rolling in yesterday ... Read More

Sweeney Todd Reviews

CRITIC REVIEWS “If you’ve never met the Demon Barber, get to this Sweeney Todd” 3.5/4 STARS
Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune “so brilliant and unrelenting it is bound to win converts” HIGHLY RECOMMENDEDRead More

Tuesdays with Corti: Sweeney Todd Time

This morning’s downpour cannot dampen the anticipation of today’s wandelprobe; the day Paramount’s largest orchestra of the season rehearses for the first time with the cast of Sweeney Todd! I may be caffeinated, but ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Sweeney’s Final Run-Through

Alright, my dears, here we are about to have our final run-through this afternoon of Sweeney Todd in our Copley rehearsal space before moving across the street onto the Paramount ... Read More