A wrongfully imprisoned barber seeking to right the wrongs committed against him. He is Johanna’s father, singularly focused on taking bloody revenge. Our story’s tormented protagonist.
Range: F2 – Gb4 Bass/Baritone
An entrepreneurial and amoral meat pie shop owner. She falls in love with Todd and turns his desire for revenge into a profitable business venture.
Range: G3 – E5 Alto/Mezzo-Soprano
A naive and youthful sailor returning to London. He helps Todd return to London and unexpectedly falls in love with Johanna.
Range: Bb2 – F4 Tenor/High Baritone
A spritely girl, full of innocence, constantly yearning for freedom. Todd’s long-lost daughter and Turpin’s ward.
Range: Bb3 – A5 Soprano
A poor youngster apprenticed to Pirelli. He finds a surrogate family in Todd and Lovett.
Range: Bb2 – Ab4 Tenor/High Baritone
A lecherous public official who portrays himself as a sanctimonious authoritarian. He takes advantage of his position in the city and is responsible for imprisoning Todd.
Range: E2 – Gb4 Bass/Baritone
A pompous public official. He is deeply loyal to the corrupt Turpin.
Range: D3 – D5 Tenor
A deranged and schizophrenic woman who harbors a dark, surprising secret.
Range: Ab3 – F5 Soprano/Mezzo-Soprano
A flamboyant Italian rival barber; a charlatan with a secret past.
Range: B2 – C5 Tenor
Townspeople; Policemen; Lunatics. A Great Chorus is needed to fill the room with the harmonies and complex musicality of Stephen Sondheim
Please prepare 16-32 bars each of an uptempo song and a ballad from a theatrical production. We also ask that you have a backup of each song type in case we would like to hear more.
You may use songs from the play as your backup songs, but we would prefer non-Sweeney music as your main choices.
Be prepared for cold readings from the script if needed.
By submitting this audition I acknowledge that if I accept a role in RAC/ITC's production of SWEENEY TODD I will make myself available and be on time for all scheduled rehearsals and performances. I will not be absent unless given prior approval by the director. I have read the commitment schedule and listed all known conflicts. I will conduct myself professionally at all times. I grant permission to Insomniac Theater, the Reilly Arts Center and its production team to use my photograph and/or personal statements for publicity purposes without compensation. I understand that I rehearse and perform at my own risk and that I am responsible for my own transportation to/from rehearsals and performances.
Please note that this performance may contain adult content not suitable for actors less than 18 years of age. Any actors under 18 must have parent’s consent to do the show. I understand that this is a paying gig and I will conduct myself professionally AT ALL TIMES or risk being fired.