Auditions: ‘Next to Normal’


Auditions for the NFCT’s production of the musical “Next to Normal” will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Oct. 29 and 30. Callbacks are Wednesday, November 1, at 6:30 p.m.

Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theater song. This is a rock musical and your audition piece should reflect this style. You may sing from the show. You may be asked to stay and sing a portion of one of the songs listed in the character descriptions. Please be familiar with them before auditioning.

DIANA: 35-45, charismatic, witty, equal parts sharp and distant. Delusional bipolar depressive. Requires an impressive vocal range and acting ability (from driving rock to emotional ballads.) Songs to know: “I Miss the Mountains”, “You Don’t Know”

DAN: 35-45 Diana’s husband, handsome, genuine, constant, tired. Song to know: “I’ve Been”

GABE: 16-25 Diana’s 18 yr old son. Dashing, bright, playful, menacing. Song to know: “I’m Alive”

NATALIE: 16-25 Diana’s 16 yr old daughter. Classically trained pianist, intelligent, stressed, she is trying to be perfect. It’s not going well. Song to know: “Everything Else”

HENRY: 16-25 Natalie’s boyfriend. Musician, romantic, stoner, slacker, philosopher king. Song to know: “Perfect for You”

DR. MADDEN: 25-50 Diana’s “rock star” doctor. Charismatic, confident and assured.

A tentative rehearsal schedule will be available at auditions: Please be aware most rehearsals will take place Sunday through Wednesday evenings beginning November 13. Show dates are January 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, Feb 2, 3, 4.

Contact director Jessica Raven with any questions at <>.

Auditions: ‘Next to Normal’
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