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Auditions: Next to Normal

September 20th, 2019

The Players Club of Swarthmore will be holding auditions for the musical Next to Normal on Thursday, October 17 at 7:00PM.

Auditions: Thursday, October 17th at 7PM.
Callbacks: Wednesday, October 23rd.
Show Dates: February 7th-22nd, 2020
Rehearsals: Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings beginning November 24th.
Director Ed Robins (122056emr@gmail.com) is requesting that candidates please prepare 16-32 bars of a song in the style of the show or from the show. No a capella or recorded music will be permitted. If you choose a song that is not from the show, please bring sheet music with a written piano part for the accompanist.
If you are unable to audition on the 17th, please send an email to the Director Ed Robbins, 122056emr@gmail.com as we will accept video submissions.
Character Descriptions

Diana Fortyish Mother. Smart, passionate and delusional bipolar depressive. MEZZO-SOPRANO. Vocal range bottom: G3. Vocal range top: F#5. Some belting.
Dan Her husband, also fortyish. Kind, steady, genuine but a bit lost. HIGH BARITONE/ TENOR . Vocal range bottom: Ab2. Vocal range top: B4 with falsetto
Gabe Her son, almost 18. Playful, bright and everything a Mom would want in a son. ROCK TENOR. Vocal range bottom: B2. Vocal range top: C5 with falsetto
Natalie Her daughter, sixteen. Trying unsuccessfully to survive by shear persistence. MEZZO-SOPRANO. Vocal range bottom: G3. Vocal range top: G5. Some belting.
Henry Natalie’s boyfriend. A sweet, romantic and stoner jazz musician. TENOR. Vocal range bottom: G#2. Vocal range top: B4
Dr. Madden (also plays Dr. Fine A sincere, committed Doctor. 30-60 HIGH BARITONE/ TENOR. Vocal range bottom: A2. Vocal range top: A4

The director is less concerned with how old you are than how old you look and how you look against other potential candidates.

The Players Club of Swarthmore is an all-volunteer organization. All roles are unpaid and Non-Equity.

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