Communitiy invited to audition for USU production of "Sweeney Todd"

The Theatre Arts Department and the Department of Music in the Caine School of the Arts at Utah State University present the musical thriller “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street” in October, and open auditions are scheduled. Auditions are open to the public, USU students, staff and faculty. Casting is not restricted to theater majors only.Auditions are Friday, Aug. 28, and begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Morgan Theatre of the Chase Fine Arts Center (approximately 1110 E. 610 North, Logan). A sign-up sheet for auditions will be posted on the Theatre Arts Department call board, located near FAC 148. Sign-ups are for four-minute slots. If additional times are needed, auditions will continue Saturday, Aug. 29.Those auditioning should prepare 15-32 bars of music from “Sweeney Todd” or another appropriate choice. Those auditioning should be prepared to read from the script. Portions of the script will be made available for copying from the Theatre Department office, FAC 234, the week of auditions. Callback auditions, if needed will be the afternoon of Aug. 29. For information, call 797-3046.”Sweeney Todd” will be directed by theatre arts faculty member Kevin Doyle, with musical direction by Lynn Jemison-Keisker. The production runs Oct. 22-24 and 29-31 on the USU campus.

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