This Tony-winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler follows Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, who returns to depression-era London, seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, above which, he opens a new barber practice. Mrs. Lovett's luck sharply shifts when Todd's thirst for vengeance inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London lining up... and the carnage has only just begun!
SWEENEY TODD’s rehearsal schedule has yet to be finalized. Full rehearsals will begin in September, with individual character rehearsals happening throughout August. Technical rehearsals will take place from November 24th to November 27th (evening).
Performances will run from November 28th - Dec 7/8th at the McManus Stage at The Grand Theatre.
NEW DATES AND TIMES ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!
Sunday, June 23 from 2:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Monday, June 24 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Tuesday, June 25 from 5:30 pm to 9:00pm
Thursday, June 27 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Please be available for CALLBACKS on Wednesday, July 3 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Please prepare one minute song or selection of a song from a musical that shows your range as a singer and an actor. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.
Please be prepared to do a short vocal range test and read some selections from the script
Musical Theatre Productions & Allswell Productions are seeking performers of all ages (8 years and up) and all types to bring this musical thriller to the stage.
Sweeney Todd (Vocal range Gb4 to F2) - A wrongfully imprisoned barber seeking to right the wrongs committed against him. He is Johanna's father, singularly focussed on taking bloody revenge. Our story's tormented protagonist.
Mrs Lovett (Vocal range E5 to G3) - 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.
Anthony Hope (Vocal range F4 to Bb2) - A naive and youthful sailor returning to London. He helps Todd return to London and unexpectedly falls in love with Johanna.
Johanna (Vocal range A5 to Bb3) - A spritely girl, full of innocence, constantly yearning for freedom. Todd's long-lost daughter and Turpin's ward.
Tobias Ragg (Vocal range Ab4 to Bb2, age 10 to 16) - A poor youngster apprenticed to Pirelli. He finds a surrogate family in Todd and Lovett.
Beggar Woman (Vocal Range F5 to Ab3) - A deranged and schizophrenic woman who harbors a dark, surprising secret.
Judge Turpin (Vocal range Gb4 to E2) - 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.
The Beadle (Vocal range D4 to D3) - A pompous public official. He is deeply loyal to the corrupt Turpin.
Adolfo Pirelli (Vocal range C5 to B2) - A flamboyant Italian rival barber; a charlatan with a secret past.
Jonas Fogg - The owner of Fogg's Asylum. He sells the hair of madmen to wigmakers.
Inmates of Fogg’s Asylum
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