Auditions


SATURDAY, MARCH 17 beginning at 10:00am by appointment only.

Ages 14-19 only! (At least 14 when rehearsals begin, and no older than 19 at the time of the audition)

Rehearsals begin July 16, 2018 and are 10:00am to 6:00pm with longer hours during the tech process. Performances are August 3-5, 2018.

Preparation: All auditioning must bring a headshot, resume, and sheet music in your key for 16-32 in the style 16-32 from or in the style of the show. Singing from the show is encouraged. An accompanist will be provided but will not transpose.
Callbacks, if warranted will be the same day, most likely in the evening and will include cold readings.

Auditions will be held at Casa Mañana Theatre Rehearsal Studio, 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76107 (located directly behind the theatre). Please arrive on time and sign in.

Seeking: Strong singers and actors for the following roles, with possibility for cross-gender casting:

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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
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
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
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
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
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
Vocal range top: Gb4
Vocal range bottom: E2

The Beadle
A pompous public official. He is deeply loyal to the corrupt Turpin.
Gender: Male
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: D3

Beggar Woman
A deranged and schizophrenic woman who harbors a dark, surprising secret.
Gender: Female
Vocal range top: F
Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Adolfo Pirelli
A flamboyant Italian rival barber; a charlatan with a secret past.
Gender: Male
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

Ensemble
Townspeople; Policemen; Lunatics


 

BOOK by Catherine Johnson
MUSIC BY Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus

Director: Tim Bennett
Music Director: Edward G. Robinson
Choreographer: Abbey O’Brien
Producer: Wally Jones

Rehearsals begin on May 21, 2018 – Performances are June 2-10, 2018 at Casa Manana Theatre.
Please note that Casa Mañana holds rehearsals during the day time hours.

All auditioning must bring a headshot, resume, and sheet music in your key for 16-32 bars in the style of 70’s Pop or ABBA. An accompanist will be provided but will not transpose.

You only need to make one appointment. If you are a singer who dances, a vocal appointment would suite you best. If you are a dancer who sings, make a reservation for the dance call.

No submissions at this time please.

Auditions will be held at Casa Mañana Theatre Rehearsal Studio, 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76107 (located directly behind the theatre). Please arrive on time and sign in.

Casa Mañana and Actor’s Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Equity and Non-Equity contracts available.


Saturday, March 24, 2018 – Vocal appointments

By appointment only!
Vocal appointments begin at 1:00pm
If called back, you may be asked to attend the dance call on Sunday, March 25th


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Sunday, March 25, 2018- Dance Call
Men 10:00AM
Women 12:00pm
Callbacks, if warranted will be after the dance call.
If called back, Dancers may be required to sing or cold read.
Must reserve spot in advance. Flats or Sneakers recommended. Women – bring heels just in case.
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All characters are strong singers who move well.

Donna – 40s, free spirit, earthy and unpretentious, strong exterior and resolve, that covers up a few vulnerabilities.

Sophie – 20’s, very much Donna’s daughter in that she is strong willed, earthy, and unpretentious. She still retains the romantic notions of love that Donna has lost.

Tanya – late 30s to 40s – Former member of the “Dynamos.” Wealthy, socialite, likes her creature comforts, very conscious of her appearance, uses her looks and sexiness to get what she wants. She is generous with a good heart.

Rosie – late 30s to 40s – Sassy and funny. Also a former member of the “Dynamos,” and a cookbook author.

Harry Bright – 40s – British banker, a bit of an uptight stuffed shirt – he has lost the internal freedom that he once had as the “Head Banger” rocker who loved Donna. Plays guitar.

Bill Austin – 40s – Aussie adventurer and author. Big, brawny outdoorsman with a giant zest for life. J. Peterman meets Crocodile Dundee.

Sam Carmichael – 40’s – American, successful architect, Self-possessed, honest, open, compassionate, and practical. Still very much in love with Donna.

Sky – 20s – Fresh faced and athletic. Guileless and open, he is self confident and will speak up when he feels strongly about something. Is deeply in love with Sophie.

Ali – 20’s Sophie’s friend. A younger version of Rosie.

Lisa – 20’s- Sophie’s friend. Just like Tanya when she was young.

Pepper and Eddie – 20s –Hotel workers, Pepper should be quirky, sexy, and mischievous. Eddie is laid back and easy going.

Ensemble – late teens to 20’s – Seeking a vibrant ensemble of strong dancers and singers