AUDITIONS – THURS 4TH JULY AND TUES 9TH JULY 
8PM – JUBILEE HALL, HARTLEY WINTNEY RG27 8RQ

SWEENEY TODD – THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET, C.G. BOND

OCTOBER 11,12, 17,18,19 2024

MAIN CHARACTERS (NB 19 SCENES IN TOTAL FOR THE ENTIRE PLAY)

SWEENEY TODD – Morose and brooding, a barber by profession, newly arrived in London after 15 years‘ unjust incarceration in a penal colony. (10 scenes)
MRS. LOVETT – A cheery, chatty but wholly amoral shopkeeper whose premises and pies are coated in dust and plagued by flies. She would like to be more than merely a landlady to Mr. Todd. (10 scenes)
ANTHONY HOPE – A young man, befriended by Todd on the voyage home.
(10 scenes)
JOHANNA – A beautiful girl, Todd‘s daughter but now claimed by Judge Turpin as his own. (5 scenes)
JUDGE TURPIN – A corrupt and depraved official, an upholder of justice who twists the system t o serve his own ends. (5 scenes)
BEADLE BAMFORD – Turpin‘s accomplice in his crimes. (5 scenes)
BEGGAR WOMAN – A mad old crone with a filthy tongue, whose cries go unheeded. (5 scenes)
ALFREDO PIRELLI – An Italian barber, though of unauthenticated provenance.
(2 scenes)
TOBIAS RAGG – A simple, kind-hearted lad. He works first for Pirelli, then for Mrs. Lovett, but never trusts Todd. (6 scenes)
JONAS FOGG – Owner of the asylum (1 scene – 10 lines including 1 long speech)
GENTLEMAN – (appears in 3 scenes)
2 or 3 OFFICERS OF THE WATCH – 6 lines between them (1 scene)

NB. FOGG could also be played by the Gentleman or Pirelli or FOGG could be played as a female
The officers can be played by any of the men cast as other characters if needed
Non speaking ensemble required for street scenes – (3 scenes)

See you in the barber’s chair for your appointment with Sweeney!

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