Casting

Casting

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

Character Breakdown

Sweeney Todd
A talented barber with a bloodthirsty need for revenge.
Anthony Hope
A young man who returns to London and sets his heart on Johanna, Todd's daughter.
Beggar Woman
A deranged and schizophrenic woman with a secret.
Mrs. Lovett
An entrepreneurial shop owner with a diabolical passion for pies... and Todd.
Judge Turpin
A corrupt and lecherous official who hides in the guise of sanctimonious honor.
The Beadle
A pompous public official whose real loyalty is only to the corrupt Turpin.
Johanna
Judge Turpin's young, lovely ward and Todd's long-lost daughter. Innocent and aching to free herself from Turpin's grasp.
Tobias
A young boy who is apprenticed to Pirelli, but finds a strange, surrogate family in Todd and Mrs. Lovett.
Pirelli
A flamboyant Italian with a secret past. A charlatan and rival barber.
Ensemble
At least one of each part (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, and bass) must be a strong singer. They have solo section in the piece.