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Upcoming Auditions

We hold auditions for our shows throughout the season. Each show will have their own set of audition requirements. Please check back for the latest audition information. 

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Auditions - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
December 14: 6PM-9PM & December 16: 11AM-3PM
Callbacks, if needed: December 20 from 6PM-9PM 
Show Dates: March 8-10 & March 15-17

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP for an audition!

Where: Alfresco Art Center – 2041 Delmar Ave, Granite City IL

What to expect: Please prepare 32 measures of a Broadway song that
best demonstrates your vocal abilities. An accompanist will be provided – no a capella or recordings allowed. Please bring sheet music for your audition, and feel free to email a PDF of your sheet music to in advance. You may be asked to read for parts. There will be no dance audition.

Please be prepared to list all conflicts from January through March.

This audition is open to ages 18+

SHOW DATES: March 8-10 & 15-17

Rehearsal Schedule: Rehearsals will begin in January (Exact date TBD) and will be on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. A few Saturdays will also be required.

There is a performance fee for this production to cover costs of costumes, rental materials, marketing and more. 


There’s no place like London for this dramatic thriller from the brilliant mind of
Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler. Please come join us in bringing Fleet
Street to life…or possibly a meat pie.

Character Breakdown

Sweeney Todd

A wrongfully imprisoned barber seeking to right the wrongs committed against him. He is Johanna's father, singularly focussed 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


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

Gender: female

Age: 18 to 21

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: 12 to 18

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: 50 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


Townspeople; Policemen; Lunatics

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