BY Advocate.com Editors
March 22 2010 3:45 PM ET
Sweeney Todd, the 1979 production about the murderous barber of Fleet Street, features some of the darkest material in any musical. Sondheim’s witty lyrics offer a respite from the carnage. Angela Lansbury performs “The Worst Pies in London” at the Tony Awards in 1980, where she took home the prize for best actress in a musical.