Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: None

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
Johanna
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
Ensemble
Townspeople; Policemen; Lunatics