Book by Hugh Wheeler
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Brian Lawson
Stage Management by Cessany Ford
Musical Direction by Duncan McMahan
OPEN AUDITIONS: August 10th and 11th 6:00pm-10pm
Granbury Opera House 133 E. Pearl St. Granbury TX. 76048
Please come prepared with a headshot, resume, and with 2 songs, 16 to 30 bars, in the style of the show. If seeking a specific role, actors are encouraged to choose one song from that character. Accompaniment will be provided. You may be asked to do a cold read.
Callbacks will be held Saturday August 15th
Rehearsals will start Monday August 31st. The Show will run from October 9th through November 8th
Sweeney Todd – A wrongfully imprisoned barber seeking to right the wrongs committed against him. He is singularly focused on taking bloody revenge. Our story’s tormented protagonist.
Male, 40-55 yrs old
Range: F2 – Gb4 Bass/Baritone
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.
Range: G3 – E5 Alto/Mezzo-Soprano
Anthony – 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 Tenor/High Baritone
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 Soprano
Tobias “Toby” Ragg – A poor youngster apprenticed to Pirelli. He finds a surrogate family in Todd and Lovett.
Male, 12-18 yrs old
Range: Bb2 – Ab4 Tenor/High Baritone
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, 50-65 yrs old
Range: E2 – Gb4 Bass/Baritone
Beadle Bamford – A pompous public official. He is deeply loyal to the corrupt Turpin.
Male, 40-55 yrs old
Range: D3 – D5 Tenor
Beggar Woman – A deranged and schizophrenic woman who harbors a dark, surprising secret.
Female, 35-50 yrs old
Range: Ab3 – F5 Soprano/Mezzo-Soprano
Adolfo Pirelli – A flamboyant Italian rival barber; a charlatan with a secret past.
Male, 30-45 yrs old
Range: B2 – C5 Tenor
Ensemble – Townspeople; Policemen; Lunatics. A Great Chorus is needed to fill the room with the harmonies and complex musicality of Stephen Sondheim
***Actor Housing available upon request.***
Brian Lawson Director
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