The Sweeney Todd Shock 'n' Roll Show

by  Randall Lewton, Peter Miller

Full Length Musical, Drama  /  10m, 3f, 20boy(s) or girl(s)

Billy and Tommy encounter the Demon Barber and his murderous accomplice Mrs Lovett. When Billy decides he needs a shave before travelling home to give his Susan a string of pearls the scene is set for musical mayhem with plenty of blood, pies and horrible murder thrown in for good measure!

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The Sweeney Todd Shock 'n' Roll Show

by  Randall Lewton Peter Miller

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    10m, 3f, 20boy(s) or girl(s)
  • Duration

    Duration

    120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    Not Applicable
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Appropriate for all audiences
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • High School/Secondary

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes
  • No Special Cautions

License details

  • Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.

Production

Details

  • Time Period: Victorian (British and American), 19th Century, 17th Century
  • Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Setting:

    There is no reason why an excellent production should not be based on just the few basic essen­tial pieces of furniture required by the script - doorways, Todd's chair, tables and chairs for the Gin Palace, a few blocks to represent cellar walls and the exploding pie machine.  If more elaborate facili­ties are available then there are opportunities to create full sets - particularly useful for the climax of the Gin Palace scene and for the gruesome cellar in which most of Act Two takes place.

  • Additional Features: Audience Participation/Interactive, Physical Comedy, Play w/ Music, Special Effects
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

Music

  • Musical Style: Pop/Rock
  • Vocal Demands: Easy
  • Chorus Size: Medium

Casting

10m, 3f, 20boy(s) or girl(s)
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Cast Attributes

  • Ensemble cast
  • Cross gender casting
  • Expandable casting
  • Features Teens
  • Flexible casting
  • Room for Extras

Casting Notes

There are thirteen principal roles and the opportunity for a very large chorus if required. Minimum chorus of six. Many of the roles are not gender specific.

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Authors

Randall Lewton

Randall Lewton

Peter Miller

Peter Miller

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