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"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" Needs Talent

Ottawa, ON, Canada
ID: 229044Exp: 6/17/2023
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ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. Seeking strong singers and actors for the 2023 production of 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street". Please, see the details below. Rate: Pay for every cast role is 1000$ honorarium for the run of the production. Addiitonal information: Performances will run from October 7th until October 15th 2023 in Ottawa, Ontario. Auditions Dates and times: Time Slot A - Friday June 16th 2023 7pm - 10pm; Time Slot B - Saturday June 17th 2023 6pm - 9pm; Time Slot C - Sunday June 18th 2023 10am - 1pm; Regular rehearsals begin Sunday, Aug 13th 2023. When applying, please submit your resume, head shot, along with your preferred time slot (ie. Time Slot A).

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10 roles

Sweeney ToddMale36-65 y.o.All ethnicities

A wrongfully imprisoned barber, seeking his revenge. Johanna's father. Deeply troubled by life's circumstances, yet he remains emotionally accessible, with a dark sense of humor. VOCAL RANGE: Baritone (F2 - Gb4) Must be able to whistle.

Mrs. LovettFemale30-59 y.o.All ethnicities

A chatterbox. A highly innovative and thrifty business woman who seeks companionship. Her biting wit and charming charisma make up for her less savory qualities. VOCAL RANGE: Contralto (G3 - E5)

Anthony HopeMale20-29 y.o.All ethnicities

Naive sailor who met Sweeney at sea. The embodiment of optimism and "hope." Johanna's paramour, he seeks her above all. VOCAL RANGE: Tenor (Bb2 - F4)

JohannaFemale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

Judge Turpin’s ward, & Sweeney’s unwitting daughter. Desperately unhappy with her life under his control, she seeks her personal freedom. VOCAL RANGE: Soprano (Bb3 - A5).

Judge TurpinMale40-69 y.o.All ethnicities

A lecherous public official who portrays himself as a sanctimonious authoritarian. Unjustly imprisoning Sweeney, and becoming Johanna's lifelong guardian, he seeks complete possession of her. VOCAL RANGE: Bass (E2 - Gb4).

The BeadleMale20-49 y.o.All ethnicities

A pompous public official, loyal to Turpin despite his corruption. Ambitious yet overlooked, he seeks power and authority. VOCAL RANGE: Tenor (D3 - D5, optional E5).

Beggar WomanFemale40-65 y.o.All ethnicities

Driven mad by her circumstances, she wanders London's streets. She seeks monetary comfort and physical companionship, while speaking uncomfortable truths. VOCAL RANGE: Mezzo-Soprano (Ab3 - F5).

Tobias Ragg "adolescent boy"Male18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

A poor boy, apprenticed to Pirelli but seeking affection and a surrogate family in Mrs. Lovett. VOCAL RANGE: Tenor (Bb2 - Ab4) OR Mezzo-Soprano.

Adolfo PirelliMale30-69 y.o.All ethnicities

Featured Ensemble. A barber who challenges Barker's merit. VOCAL RANGE: Tenor B2-C5.

Featured Roles/EnsembleBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

x5-7 to be cast.