The Provincetown Theater will hold open auditions for its summer production of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical thriller “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” on February 9 from 1 to 6 PM, and on February 10 from 3 to 7 PM.
Auditions for union and non-union actors/singers will take place at the Provincetown Theater, 238 Bradford Street in Provincetown.
Director David Drake and musical director John Thomas will begin rehearsals in the third week of May (in accommodation with actors’ schedules) and continue through the month of June. The production will open in early July for a two-month run, Monday through Thursday, through August 29.
A cast of 10 actors/singers is needed. All roles, with the exception of Mrs. Lovett, are open. The male characters require strong tenors and baritones ranging in age from age 18 to 60, while female characters must be strong sopranos ranging from age 18 to 50.
Non-union performers will receive a rehearsal honorarium in addition to a weekly performance salary of $300. Potential cast members auditioning are asked to prepare two musical theater or operatic selections and provide sheet music for the auditions. Sides from the script will be provided.