Call to Audition: Sweeney Todd

The Livingston Theatre Company invites you to audition for their first mainstage production, Sweeney Todd, with music and lyrics written by Stephen Sondheim and book written by Hugh Wheeler. The LTC’s Sweeney Todd will be directed by Caleb Barron.

An infamous tale, Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to nineteenth-century London, seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, above which, he opens a new barber practice. Mrs. Lovett's luck sharply shifts when Todd's thirst for blood inspires the integration of an ingredient into her meat pies that has the people of London lining up... and the carnage has only just begun!


Thursday, November 14th at 8:00pm

Friday, November 15th at 8:00pm

Saturday, November 16th at 2:00pm and  8:00pm

and Sunday, November 17th at 2:00pm

DIRECTOR: Caleb Barron


Applications for production staff are still open at

Please be sure to fill this application form out in its entirety by August 28th at 11:59pm!

Audition Dates and Locations:

Wednesday, September 4th from 7:00pm-11:00pm in the Douglass Student Center Meeting Room D (second floor)

Thursday, September 5th from 7:00pm-11:00pm in the Livingston Student Center Board Room (second floor)

Callbacks (invite only):

Sunday, September 8th, time TBD

Things to Bring/Prepare:

-16-32 measures of a song in the style of the show to be sung a cappella 

*note* You may not choose a song from the LTC’s upcoming 22nd season: Sweeney Todd, She Loves Me or Mamma Mia

-Your schedule/list of conflicts up until November 17th

-Your RUID number

Don't have a way to make it to auditions? Don't worry! We will be accepting video submissions sent to during the two days of auditions.

All video submissions must include all of the previously mentioned information and, of course, your video! Video submissions are due no later than 11:00pm on Thursday, September 5th.

This audition is open to current undergrad Rutgers students, including incoming freshmen/transfer students! No prior experience is necessary.

Still have more questions? Feel free to email with your questions.

We hope to see you there!

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