Auditions for “Sweeney Todd” in Chicago

02/15/2016

Sweeney Todd

Location: Chicago Area

Type: Theater

Sweeney Todd Auditions will be held on March 5th at 10 AM or 2 PM (choose one) at Olivet Nazarene University in the choir room of Larsen Fine Arts Center.

Callbacks will be on March 6th at 2 PM
We will be casting 9 principal roles along with a strong ensemble. Auditions are closed to spectators.
Show dates are July 22, 23, 24
Audition form here –
https://actingout.wufoo.com/forms/sweeney-todd-audition-form/

Cannot make the audition dates? Please fill out an audition form and send a video song and line audition from our website to sharonactingout@gmail.com
You will be notified if you need to come to callbacks
on March 6th at 2 P.M.

Audition materials online –
http://actingouttheatreco.org/2015/09/19/auditions-for-sweeny-todd/

Sweeney Todd – Bass-Baritone – Look 35-50

A wrongly convicted master barber. He has returned to London after years away to seek his revenge. Powerful, intelligent, and terrifyingly single minded.

Sweeney Initial Audition

CALLBACKS: Todd and Judge Song — Todd and Lovett Song — Todd, Lovett, and Judge Lines— Todd and Lovett Lines — Johanna and Todd Lines — Anthony, Lovett, and Todd Lines — Tobias and Todd Lines — Beggar Woman and Todd Lines

Sweeney Todd Auditions

Mrs. Lovett – Mezzo – Look 40+

A quirky lady. Owner of an unsuccessful pie shop and Sweeney’s new landlady.

Mrs. Lovett Initial Audition

CALLBACKS: Todd and Lovett Song — Tobias Lovett Lines — Lovett and Beadle Lines — Lovett Lines — Anthony, Lovett, and Todd Lines — Todd and Lovett Lines — Todd, Lovett, and Judge Lines

Beggar Woman – Soprano – Look 30-40

An eerie, poor soul living on the streets of London. Making her living prostituting herself to sailors at London docks.

There’s not an initial audition piece for Beggar Woman, please prepare a song from a different character.

CALLBACKS: Beggar Woman Callback — Beggar Woman and Todd Lines

Anthony Hope – Tenor – Look 20-30

A sailor. Strong, brave and full of the joys of the world. Delighted to be home and falls in love with Johanna.

Anthony Hope Initial Audition

CALLBACKS: Johanna and Anthony Song — Anthony, Jonas Fogg Lines — Anthony, Lovett, and Todd Lines — Anthony and Johanna Lines

Judge Turpin – Bass-Baritone – look 50+

The judge who sentenced Sweeney to further his own ambitions. Lecherous and powerful with eyes only for his young ward Johanna.

Judge Turpin Initial Audition

CALLBACKS: Todd and Judge Song — Todd, Lovett, and Judge Lines — Johanna and Judge Lines — Judge and Beadle Lines

The Beadle – Tenor – look 35+

Judge Turpin’s man. He represents the judge in public and was a part of Sweeney’s wrongful imprisonment many years ago.

The Beadle Initial Audition

CALLBACKS: Beadle Anthony Lines — Lovett Beadle Lines — Judge Beadle Lines

Johanna – Soprano – look 18-22 – blonde or willing to go blond

Sweeney’s daughter and now the ward of Judge Turpin. She is unaware her father is still alive.

Johanna Initial Audition

CALLBACKS: Johanna and Anthony Song — Johanna and Todd Lines — Johanna and Judge Lines — Anthony and Johanna Lines

Tobias Ragg – Tenor – look 10-20

A young, loyal street urchin with a heart of gold and a sharp eye. Initially employed by Pirelli

Tobias Ragg Initial Audition

CALLBACKS: Tobias Song — Tobias and Lovett Lines — Tobias Lines — Tobias and Todd Lines

Pirelli – Tenor – look 25-35

A fellow barber to Todd and a character from his past. They compete in public to find out who is better with a razor!

Pirelli Initial Audition

CALLBACKS: Pirelli Lines

Jonas Fogg – look 30-50

A doctor at the London asylum

There’s not an initial audition piece for Jonas Fogg, please prepare a song from a different character.

CALLBACKS: Anthony and Jonas Fogg Lines

The Ensemble – all ages – 16+

We are also looking for a variety of company members to bring Sweeney’s world to life.

There’s not an initial audition piece for Ensemble, please prepare a song from a character above.

Payment: non-Paid

City or Location of call: Chicago Area
Please submit to: julieactingout@gmail.ocm by 2016-02-16

This casting notice was posted by: Acting Out Theatre Co



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *