Michael Cerveris (born November 6, 1960) is an American actor, singer, and guitarist. He is a two time Tony award winner for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for the 2004 revival of Assassins and Best Actor in a Musical for Fun Home. He is also known for his work on television in shows such as Fringe and The Tick (Streaming on Amazon Prime right now).
Michael was the guest on the Sweeny Todd: Demon Barber of Fleet Street episode of Podward Scissorcast. He was a ringer and was brought on as an expert on all things Sweeny Todd due to him having portrayed the character in the acclaimed 2005 revival of the musical on Broadway. He talked about his point of view of Depp's performance and Burton's choice in adaptation in a more interview style of podcast than Blank Check is used to.