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NEXT TO NORMAL - Lake Worth Playhouse Non Equity Auditions

Posted: January 15, 2021
Audition Location: Lake Worth, FL

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NEXT TO NORMAL

 

?Director: Daniel Eilola

Music Director: Roger Blankenship

Stage Manager – Kali Ashurst

 

Audition Dates:

 

Monday January 25th, 2021 starting at 7pm

Tuesday January 26th, 2021 starting at 7pm

 

Possible Callbacks Wednesday January 27th at 7pm

 

No appointment needed

 

Rehearsals begin February 1st, 2021

 

Show Dates:

 

March 25th – April 11, 2021   15 performances total.

 

About the Show:

 

This deeply moving piece of theatre provides a wonderful opportunity for performers to explore dramatic material and showcase vocal talents with an energetic pop/rock score. Next to Normal is an emotional powerhouse that addresses such issues as grieving a loss, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life.

 

Roles:

*ALL RACES & ETHNICITIES ENCOURAGED TO AUDITION*

 

Diana (40 to 45, Female) Delusional, bipolar, and depressed. The sexiness of her yesterdays has only recently begun to soften. She is determined to make her family perfect but is tortured by a death in the family.

 

Gabe (18 to 21, Male) Diana & Dan’s son. Dashing, athletic, and bright. He is a playful man and everything a mother could imagine.

 

Dan (40 to 45, Male) Diana’s husband. He is handsome and genuine. Though a constant in Diana’s tumultuous life, he has grown tired and weary of her antics.

 

Natalie (16, Female) Diana & Dan’s troubled daughter. An accomplished pianist and hardworking student, her struggles are exacerbated by her mother’s behavior. She greatly admires Henry.

 

Henry (17, Male) Natalie’s classmate. The all-around musician, philosopher, and slacker. He has an intoxicating capacity for sympathy and romance.

 

Dr. Madden (30 to 40, Male) Diana’s handsome psychiatrist. Quite assured in his practice and considered somewhat of a rock star.

 

Requirements:

Please prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of the show or from the show. Please bring sheet music, an accompanist will be provided. A speaker will also be provided to play tracks if the track is cued correctly prior to entering the audition room.

 

For questions or further details, please contact Artistic Director Daniel Eilola at daniel@lakeworthplayhouse.org

 

** In accordance with county regulations,

masks must be worn to enter the theater. **

 

For additional audition dates or for more information,

visit https://www.lakeworthplayhouse.org/welcome/audition/ 

ABOUT LAKE WORTH PLAYHOUSE

     

Lake Worth Playhouse is located at 713 Lake Ave in Downtown Lake Worth. Valet Parking is $5 (when available). Street and lot parking is also available.

 

Lake Worth Playhouse is a non-profit community theatre with a diverse array of offerings, including award-winning dramas, comedies, musicals, area premieres, Broadway favorites, children's shows, ballets and operas on film, live concerts, improv comedy and alternative programming. In addition to its main stage theatrical fare, the Playhouse presents year-round independent and foreign films in the Stonzek Studio, an intimate black-box style theatre equipped with a large viewing screen and high-definition projection. The Playhouse is proud to offer a variety of educational programs for adults and children, as well as community outreach initiatives that bring cultural programs into the neighborhoods of underserved youth and also make theatre available free of charge for disadvantaged citizens in the community.

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