Auditions this Weekend for “Next to Normal”

Next to Normal

book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, music by Tom Kitt

Director: Fred Sebulske
Cast: 6 (4 Men/2 Women)

Audition Dates: October 6 from 10-1PM & October 7, 2012  from 12-3PM1, Spectrum Theater
Production Dates:
 November 29- December 15, 2012

Description: Suburban housewife Diana struggles to battle her mental demons, brought about, in part, by her bipolar disorder. Husband Dan fights to help keep both her mind and his family stable, even as Diana decides to stop taking her meds. Sixteen year-old Natalie, on the other hand, can’t seem to escape the shadow of her mysterious eighteen year-old brother! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Next to Normal is a powerful, engaging and wholly contemporary musical about a family attempting to find a balance between taking care of themselves and taking care of each other. [Explore Next to Normal]

Roles:
DIANA
 (30s-40s) Sexy. Sharp. Delusional bipolar depressive.
DAN
(30s-40s) Diana’s husband. Handsome. Genuine. Constant. Tired.
DR. MADDEN/DR. FINE (30s) On the young side of ageless. Assured. A rock star.
GABE (17-18 yrs old) Diana’s son. Almost eighteen. Dashing. Gentle. Bright. Playful. Everything a mother, etc. 
HENRY (16-18 yrs old) Seventeen. Musician, romantic, stoner, slacker, philosopher king.
NATALIE (16-17 yrs old Diana’s daughter. Sixteen and trying to be perfect. It’s not going well

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