Sunday, January 1, 2017



Image may contain: night and textSWEENEY TODD
bY Stephen Sondheim

WHEN: Saturday, February 4th, 1-4 pm; Wednesday, February 8th, 7-10pm; Saturday, February 11th, 1-4pm for call backs
St. Mark’s Eiscopal Church, 140 S. Finley Ave., Basking Ridge

Auditions are open to REGISTERED actors only. Please email to register for one of the above dates, and include your headshot, resume and home town.

Director: Jeffrey Fiorello
Music Director: Stephen Fox
Choreographer: Samantha Hahn Simpson
Producer: William Corson

Performances will be July 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 2017 at SOPAC (South Orange)

Seeking auditions for:

  • Sweeney Todd, Bass-Baritone or Baritone.  (40-55)
    Top:                   Gb4
    Bottom:               F2
    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.
  • Mrs. Lovett, Contralto or Mezzo-soprano.  (35 – 50)
    Top:                    E5
    Bottom:               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, Bari-Tenor / Tenor.  (20-30)
    Top:                     F4
    Bottom:              Bb2
    A naïve and youthful sailor returning to London.  He helps Todd return to London and unexpectedly falls in love with Johanna.
  • Johanna, Soprano.  (18 – 28)
    Top:                    A5
    Bottom:              Bb3
    A spritely girl, full of innocence, constantly yearning for freedom.  Todd’s long-lost daughter and Turpin’s ward.
  • Tobias Ragg, Tenor.  (15 – 25)
    Top:                     Ab4
    Bottom:               Bb2
    A poor youngster apprenticed to Pirelli.  He finds a surrogate family in Todd and Lovett.
  • Judge Turpin, Bass or Bass-Baritone.  (45 – 65)
    Top:                     Gb4
    Bottom:                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, Tenor / Countertenor.  (35 – 55)
    Top:                     D5
    Bottom:               D3
    A pompous public official. He is deeply loyal to the corrupt Turpin.
  • Beggar Woman, Mezzo-soprano (35 – 50)
    Top:                     F5
    Bottom:               Ab3
    A deranged and schizophrenic woman who harbors a dark, surprising secret.
  • Adolfo Pirelli, Tenor (30 – 45)
    Top:                    C5
    Bottom:               B2
    A flamboyant Italian rival barber; a charlatan with a secret past.
  • Jonas Fogg, Male (35-60)
    The owner of Fogg’s Asylum.  He sells the hair of madmen to wigmakers.
  • Ensemble cast:  Men and Women (S / A / T / B) to play Townspeople; Policemen; Lunatics; etc.  Strong Singers and Actors Needed.  Minimal Movement Required.