Book by Hugh Wheeler
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
The cast will be posted after auditions.
(Leading Role, Male-presenting, 40-55)
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.
Vocal range: F2-Gb4
(Leading Role, Female-presenting, 35-50)
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.
Vocal range: G3-E5
(Featured Role, Male-presenting, 20-30)
A naïve and youthful sailor returning to London. He helps Todd return to London and unexpectedly falls in love with Johanna.
Vocal range: Bb2-F4
(Featured Role, Female-presenting, 18-21)
A spritely girl, full of innocence, constantly yearning for freedom. Todd's long-lost daughter and Turpin's ward.
Vocal range: Bb3-A5
(Featured Role, Male-presenting, 12-18)
A poor youngster apprenticed to Pirelli. He finds a surrogate family in Todd and Lovett.
Vocal range: Bb2-Ab4
(Featured Role, Male-presenting, 50-65)
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.
Vocal range: E2-Gb4
(Featured Role, Male-presenting, 40-55)
A pompous public official. He is deeply loyal to the corrupt Turpin.
Vocal range: D3-D5
(Featured Role, Female-presenting, 35-50)
A deranged and schizophrenic woman who harbors a dark, surprising secret.
Vocal range: Ab3-F5
(Featured Role, Male-presenting, 30-45)
A flamboyant Italian rival barber; a charlatan with a secret past.
Vocal range: Tenor/Baritone
(Featured Ensemble Role, Male-presenting, 35-60)
The owner of Fogg's Asylum. He sells the hair of madmen to wigmakers.
Vocal range: Any
Townspeople; Policemen; Lunatics. Vocal Range: All
Please prepare 16 bars of a song (in your key) that showcases your voice.
Bring sheet music; a pianist will be provided. No a capella or recorded music.
Characters must present as the gender written per MTI,
however Actors are not restricted to audition for roles based on gender identity.
Wear or bring proper dance attire (no sandals or flip-flops).
There may be readings from the script.
Bring a current resume and headshot if you have them.
Be prepared to provide any conflicts you may have during the rehearsal period.
All roles are unpaid.
Rehearsals are Monday – Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons.
Pursuant to EOT’s Mission, actors with disabilities and actors of all ethnicities and gender identities are strongly encouraged to audition.
Attend the tale. Eight-time Tony winner(including Best Musical), Sweeney Todd is a tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat that has simultaneously shocked, awed, and delighted audiences across the world. An infamous story, Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to nineteenth century 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 blood inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London lining up. Featuring unforgettable characters, unexpected laughs, and some of the most chilling and theatrical music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece will surely leave you wanting more.
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