NEXT TO NORMAL - Alliance Theatre Auditions

Posted: June 20, 2012

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NEXT TO NORMAL- Submit Photo / Resume for NYC Appointments
Co -production: Alliance Theatre (Atlanta, GA) and Geva Theatre (Rochester, NY)
LORT B; $765/week minimum

Book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Music By Tom Kitt
Director: Scott Schwartz
Musical Director: Boko Suzuki
Choreographer: Michael Jenkinson
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting/Eric Woodall

1stRehearsal at Alliance:9/18/12. Opens: 10/24. Closes at Alliance: 11/11/12
1strehearsal at Geva:1/2/13. Opens: 1/12/13. Closes at Geva: 2/10/13

NYC auditions will be held on July 23 – 25, by appointment only.
Seeking submissions fromActors' Equity Members onlyfor these auditions.

For consideration, mail picture and resume to:

Tara Rubin Casting
570 7th Ave, Suite 401
New York, NY 10018


40ish. Delusional bipolar depressive. Diana is a mother and a wife, though she once dreamed of being an architect. She gave up this ambition when she found herself unexpectedly pregnant in college. She is smart and has a sexuality to her, but she is also frail and lost in her life. An excellent singer and actress is needed for this demanding role.

40ish. Diana’s husband. He is a stand-up guy, loves his wife and daughter, and is trying to hold his family together against great odds. Underneath his strength and normalness, he has a desperate need for sex and intimacy which is unanswered in his marriage and life. As the story unfolds, his fatherly fac?ade slowly crumbles and a shaken, confused, and angry man is revealed beneath.

18. The handsome, funny, smart son of Diana and Dan. The only thing is, he’s a figment of Diana’s imagination. When her baby boy died when he was 8 months old, Diana’spsychosis was triggered. Gabe is a delusion, Diana’s wish for who and what her son would be if he had not died as a baby. So underneath the handsome, playful, perfect boy, there also lurks a darkness and malevolence, a need to be seen and a need to control. A very strong rock/pop singer and a good mover is needed for this role.

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