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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Stephen Sondheim
production genre: Musical
region: South East | society: The Barnstormers (directory) | performance venue: Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Cornwall
production dates: 06 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

who can audition?:
Open auditions
audition contact:
Paul Robinson
30 Sep 2017 - 19:30
07970 847515 | 07979 650901
15 Oct 2017 - 10:00
18 Oct 2017 - 19:45
Barn Theatre, Bluehouse Lane, Oxted

The Barnstormers will be returning to the Minack Theatre, Cornwall in August 2018 with Stephen Sondheim's thrilling musical masterpiece ‘Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street’.

This multi-award winning musical, a story of obsession and revenge set in Victorian London, will be staged at the Minack Theatre ( from Monday 6th to Friday 10th August 2018. This will be the very first time this dramatic and gripping musical has been staged at the Minack. There will also be local previews (to be presented in the open-air in the grounds of Oxted School) on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July, the weekend before the Minack tour.

Launch Night
DATE: Saturday 30th September 2017.
VENUE: The Barn Theatre, Bluehouse Lane, Oxted, RH8 0AA
CALLED: All those interested in auditioning to be in the show or helping out in any way with this production.
TIME: Drinks from 7.30pm. Main proceedings start promptly at 8.00pm.
DETAILS: The entire production team will be on hand to tell you about the show and the planned Minack tour. The bar will be open, with the first drink on The Barnstormers for all that register in advance. A light buffet will also be provided. Please come along for what promises to be both an enjoyable and informative evening. A great chance to enjoy drinks with friends and chat to the production team. All those planning to audition for the production are asked to attend this event.

Principals’ Auditions
DATE: Sunday 15th October 2017.
VENUE: The Little Barn (located immediately behind the Barn Theatre, Bluehouse Lane, Oxted).
CALLED: All those auditioning for the listed principal roles.
TIME: 10.00am - 6.00pm. Each registered auditionee will be allocated a specific time slot.
DETAILS: A list of the principal roles will be available at the Launch Night and shortly online at and Facebook page (see below). Audition pieces will available to collect at the Launch Night. A pre-audition music rehearsal is also being scheduled for Wednesday 4th October.

Chorus/Ensemble Auditions
DATE: Wednesday 18th October 2017.
VENUE: St Peters Hall, High Street, Limpsfield, RH8 0DR.
CALLED: All those auditioning to be a member of the chorus/ensemble.
TIME: 7.45pm – 10.00pm.
DETAILS: No preparation is required as the Musical Director will work with everyone on one of the chorus numbers from the show. All those auditioning for the chorus/ensemble will also be required to undergo a movement audition.

Sweeney Todd
Large role
Mrs Lovett
Large role
Anthony Hope
Medium role
Medium role
Judge Turpin
Medium role
Beadle Bamford
Medium role
Tobias Ragg
Medium role
Beggar Woman
Medium role
Medium role