Wheaton Drama announces auditions for SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, directed by Randall W. Knott, with production management by Elyse Willis, musical direction by Bryan McCaffery, and choreography by Katy Smith.
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, tells the story of an unjustly exiled barber as he seeks revenge against those who have wronged him, changing the course of his entire life. This macabre musical is part opera, part tragedy, part comedy. There’s something for everyone!
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WHEN: Sunday, March 3 or Monday, March 4, beginning at 7 p.m.. Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, March 6, beginning at 7 p.m..
WHERE: Wheaton Drama’s Playhouse 111, located at 111 N. Hale St., Wheaton, IL
Auditions will be by appointment (see below). Please prepare 32 bars of a piece in the style of the show. There will be no movement/reading at the preliminary auditions, just singing. Callbacks will include some movement. Please plan to arrive as early as you need to prepare for your audition time. Note: we intend to be on time, if you are late, your spot will likely be forfeited.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a preferred audition night, NOT a preferred time. With the demand we expect, we will not be able to accommodate requests for appointment time. Audition appointments will be scheduled in 5 minute increments, and the Production Staff reserves the right to fill the slots as requests arrive. Please indicate that in the event your preferred night is not available, if you are available the other night as well. Auditions will be first come, first serve, and limited to the 72 slots we are creating. Audition appointments will close on March 1, 5:00 pm.
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