Littlehampton Players Operatic Society
Littlehampton Players Operatic Society

Littlehampton Players Operatic Society

Sweeney Todd - 19th to 22nd October 2022 

The Windmill, Littlehampton

 

We are looking to cast the following roles:-

 

Johanna

A young woman, full of innocence, constantly yearning for freedom. Todd's long-lost daughter and Judge Turpin's ward.

Gender: Female

Playing Age: 18 to 21 Vocal range top: A5 Vocal range bottom: Bb3

 

The Beadle

A pompous public official. He is deeply loyal to the corrupt Turpin.

Gender: Male

Playing Age: 40 to 55 Vocal range top: D5 Vocal range bottom: D3

 

These roles will be cast by audition at a date to be arranged. Rehearsals are in Littlehampton at 7:30pm on Tuesdays & Fridays. All cast need to be available both days as far as possible.

 

If you are interested in either role please contact by e-mail to enquiries@lpos.org

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM

Stephen Sondheim's first major show as librettist and composer, and our first venture into the brave new soundworld of this modern master of musical theatre.  "Forum" tells the tale of Pseudolus, a slave eager to secure his freedom from servitude in the household of Senex and Domina, and their son, Hero.  Living on a quiet road in Rome, between a house of ill-repute, run by Marcus Lycus and the abandoned home of Erronius, who is busy searching for his long-lost children, Pseudolus' escapades become increasingly desparate and frenetic.  The plot eventually unravels with the arrival of a mighty warrior, Miles Gloriosus, who has designs on one of the courtesans, Philia (as do Hero and Senex!).  With well-known songs, such as "Comedy Tonight", "Everybody ought to have a Maid" and "Lovely", the show was a fast-moving challenge!

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