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Youth Theater Auditions: Sweeney Todd, School Edition

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Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Hugh Wheeler


Directed by Laurissa Rudgers
Produced by Brenda Townsend
Musical Direction by Emily Awkerman

Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded eight Tony Awards (including Best Musical) for its Broadway premiere, and has now been adapted for high school performers in Sweeney Todd School Edition. Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's tasty, thrilling, theatrical treat has simultaneously shocked, awed, and delighted audiences across the world.

Audition Dates & Times: November 26, 2017, 7-10 p.m., and November 27, 6-9 pm
Callbacks by invitation only: November 29, 6-9 pm.

Audition location: Patio Playhouse Theater, 116 S Kalmia Street, Escondido, CA 92025
Between Vinz Wine Bar and Continental Deli

Audition info:
  • Bring a resume and headshot if you have them. If not, please allow extra time to fill out an info sheet at your audition.
  • Please come prepared to provide a list of schedule conflicts.
  • Prepare a 1-minute cut of a song with recorded accompaniment in the style of the show. Bring a CD or MP3 player with a backing track. No a cappella auditions or sheet music please.
  • Callbacks will consist of singing of preselected pieces (taught at callbacks) and group theatre excercises.

Performances: March 23-April 8, 2018, Fridays and Saturdays 7 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m., at Patio Playhouse.


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Auditions: I Ought To Be in Pictures

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By Neil Simon

Directed by David Guthrie
Produced by Kelli Harless


Herb, a Hollywood scriptwriter currently "at liberty" is surprised when his forgotten past reappears in the form of Libby, a teenage daughter who has trekked from Brooklyn with dreams of movie stardom. With Steffy, his sometime paramour at his side, Herb decides to take another stab at fatherhood and hopefully this time, get it right.

Audition Dates & Times: December 2, 2017, 1:00-4:00 p.m., and December 3, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Callbacks by invitation: December 5, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Audition location: Patio Playhouse Theater, 116 S Kalmia Street, Escondido, CA 92025
Between Vinz Wine Bar and Continental Deli

Audition info:
Please come prepared to present a one-minute monologue of your choice, either dramatic or comedic. You may also be asked to read one scene from the script. Please also bring a resume and headshot if you have them and come prepared to provide a list of schedule conflicts.

This is a non-equity, volunteer production.

Performances: February 16-March 11, 2018, Fridays-Saturdays at 8 pm, Sundays at 2 pm, at Patio Playhouse


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