Casting "Next to Normal," an American rock musical and winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Synopsis: Next to Normal follows one woman’s struggle with mental illness and the effect her illness has on her whole family. The writers illuminate the experience of those suffering from bi-polar disorder.
"Next to Normal" has been called one of the best musicals of the 21st century due to its graceful handling of its dark, complex subject matter and its moving and brutally honest exploration into pain.
CASTING THESE ROLES ONLY
Casting Female, age 16-25
Stage age - 16
Diana & Dan's troubled daughter; compelling, bright, contentious, and trying to be perfect; vocal range: belt/mix to an E.
Stage age - 17
Natalie's classmate; romantic, stoner, slacker, supportive, philosopher king; vocal range: high baritone/tenor to an A.
Male, 30 -50
Diana's psychiatrist; assured, charismatic, a rock star of psychiatry, on the young side of ageless; vocal range: high baritone/tenor with a rock sound.
April 30th at 6pm
May 1st - 6pm
AT- Keith Anderson Community House, 19 Bennoch Rd., Orono
Please prepare 32 bars of a song of your choice, in the style of the show. You can bring sheet music.
Please also look at -
NATALIE - Superboy and the Invisible Girl
HENRY - Perfect for you
DR MADDEN/FINE - Seconds and Years/Better than Before
Here you will find 2 tracks for each of those songs. One with notes plonked out and one without (Thank you Christina Belknap)
We will teach a harmony selection at auditions.
Show dates - June 21st - 30th