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 AUDITIONS:

Monday, July 11 OR Tuesday, July 12 at 7pm

at Electric City Playhouse / 514 N. Murray Ave, Anderson, SC 29625

 

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Director – Noah Taylor                                        Producer – Jim Rasheed

Musical Director – Jamie Hawkins                   Assistant Director & Stage Manager – Emma McSharry

Music Producer – AJ Weaver

 

Please arrive at the start of auditions at 7pm. Actors will be seen in the order they arrive.

Actors may also be asked to attend callbacks on Wednesday, July 13 at 7pm.

Sweeney Todd will run October 14-30 on Thursday-Saturday evenings & Sunday afternoons.

IF YOU CANNOT MAKE IT TO AUDITIONS, please contact Noah Taylor to discuss a possible alternate audition. j.noah.taylor@gmail.com

The show features a complex musical score requiring a strong ensemble of singers who read music and powerful actors. Many of those cast in the ensemble will also be used in various supporting roles.

PREPARATION

Please prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre song. Choose 16 bars that will best showcase your vocal range and capabilities! It is highly recommended that you bring sheet music to perform with accompaniment. An accompanist will be provided. You may be asked to read sides from the script.

CLICK HERE for shareable/printable audition information: https://goo.gl/7V3ZEo

TENTATIVE REHEARSAL INFORMATION

Weekly music rehearsals will start August 4 on Thursdays. Beginning August 29, rehearsals will be Saturdays from 9am-1pm and Mon/Thurs/Fri 6:30-9:00. More rehearsals will be added as we get closer to opening. *Rehearsal schedule subject to change*

ROLES

SWEENEY TODD / 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. Male, 35+ yrs old. Range: F2 – Gb4

MRS. LOVETT / 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. Female, 30-60. Range: G3 – E5

ANTHONY HOPE / A naive and youthful sailor returning to London. He helps Todd return to London and unexpectedly falls in love with Johanna. Male, 20-30 yrs old. Range: Bb2 – F4

JOHANNA / A spritely girl, full of innocence, constantly yearning for freedom. Todd’s long-lost daughter and Turpin’s ward. Female, 18-21 yrs old. Range: Bb3 – A5

TOBIAS RAGG / A poor youngster apprenticed to Pirelli. He finds a surrogate family in Todd and Lovett. Male, plays 10-18 yrs old. Range: Bb2 – Ab4

JUDGE TURPIN / 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. Male, 45+ yrs old. Range: E2 – Gb4

THE BEADLE / A pompous public official. He is deeply loyal to the corrupt Turpin. Male, 30-55 yrs old. Range: D3 – D5

BEGGAR WOMAN / A deranged and schizophrenic woman who harbors a dark, surprising secret. Female, 35+ yrs old. Range: Ab3 – F5

ADOLFO PIRELLI / A flamboyant Italian rival barber; a charlatan with a secret past. Male, 25+ yrs old. Range: B2 – C5

Ensemble customers, beggars, townspeople, lunatics, etc.