Location: Chicago Area
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 –
Cannot make the audition dates? Please fill out an audition form and send a video song and line audition from our website to firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be notified if you need to come to callbacks
on March 6th at 2 P.M.
Audition materials online –
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
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.
City or Location of call: Chicago Area
Please submit to: email@example.com by 2016-02-16
This casting notice was posted by: Acting Out Theatre Co