Sweeney Todd was the very first musical I ever saw...I was 10. (not sure what my aunt was thinking at the time) I was hooked on Broadway but remained slightly traumatized by Sondheim's musical itself. I almost didn't see the brilliant 2005 revival. (I just had to see Michael Cerveris and Patti Lupone of course.) Though I'm slightly disappointed that no stars of the Great White Way were cast, I have high hopes for the film version because Tim Burton always rocks. It will be out in select theatres 21 December 2007.