Auditions

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AUDITIONS

The City of Deer Park Parks and Recreation Department and The Art Park Players is now accepting audition appointments for their production of SWEENEY TODD, Monday, July 18th beginning at 7pm. Auditions will be held in five-minute time slots, though you may be asked to stay. Please arrive early to complete your audition form. Callbacks will be held on Tuesday, July 19th beginning at 7pm. If invited to callbacks, you will be asked to sing, and read sides from the show. Auditions, Callbacks, Rehearsals and Performances will be held at the Theatre/Court Building at 1302 Center Street, Deer Park, TX 77536.

 Schedule your appointment here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E48A5A623A1F4C52-sweeney

 SWEENEY TODD music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler, will be directed by David Eck, musical direction Brandon Tanner, musical staging by Elsa Moen Lammey, associate direction Kevyn Eddy, and technical direction by Joe Piper.

Performances Dates:

SWEENEY TODD - October 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22

 Friday and Saturday Performances are at 8pm and Sunday Performances are at 2pm.

 Rehearsals will begin on or around August 15th and are traditionally Mondays through Thursdays 7-10pm, and Saturdays 11am-2pm. Subject to change. There will be no Sunday rehearsals.

To be considered for all roles, you must be able to commit to all rehearsals during the tech weeks September 26th - through opening night on October 7th.

Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theatre song in the style of the show. There will be NO accompanist. You must bring a CD with accompaniment, or have a digital file (flash drive/or mobile) provided it is edited and cued correctly. A résumé and 8”×10” headshot is requested, but not required.

 Bring a list of all potential conflicts including travel, etc. Any conflicts with the posted schedule must be discussed with the creative team and agreed to by the Director before casting can be confirmed.

Video submissions will also be accepted for those who are not able to attend auditions on the 18th. All submissions must be received no later than Sunday July 17th at midnight. Submissions must be submitted via link from a shared drive, YouTube, or Vimeo to deck@deerparktx.com. Do not send video files in the body of an email.

 ROLES TO BE CAST: (ALL ROLES ARE NON-PAID)

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.

Gender: Male

Age: 40 to 55

Vocal range top: Gb4

Vocal range bottom: F2

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.

Gender: Female

Age: 35 to 50

Vocal range top: E5

Vocal range bottom: G3

ANTHONY HOPE - A naive and youthful sailor returning to London. He helps Todd return to London and unexpectedly falls in love with Johanna.

Gender: Male

Age: 20 to 30

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

JOHANNA - A spritely girl, full of innocence, constantly yearning for freedom. Todd's long-lost daughter and Turpin's ward.

Gender: Female

Age: 18 to 25

Vocal range top: A5

Vocal range bottom: Bb3

TOBIAS RAGG - A poor youngster apprenticed to Pirelli. He finds a surrogate family in Todd and Lovett.

Gender: Male

Age: 18 to 30

Vocal range top: Ab4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

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.

Gender: Male

Age: 40 to 65

Vocal range top: Gb4

Vocal range bottom: E2

THE BEADLE - A pompous public official. He is deeply loyal to the corrupt Turpin.

Gender: Male

Age: 40 to 55

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: D3

 BEGGAR WOMAN - A deranged and schizophrenic woman who harbors a dark, surprising secret.

Gender: Female

Age: 35 to 50

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: Ab3

 ADOLFO PIRELLI - A flamboyant Italian rival barber; a charlatan with a secret past.

Gender: Male

Age: 30 to 45

Vocal range top: C5

Vocal range bottom: B2

 

JONAS FOGG - The owner of Fogg's Asylum. He sells the hair of madmen to wigmakers.

Gender: Male

Age: 35 to 60

Ensemble of Six:

Townspeople, Policemen, Lunatics

 

If you have any questions or need additional information, please email deck@deerparktx.com

 

SWEENEY TODD is produced by special arrangement with MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL INC.