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Next to Normal

Music by Tom Kitt
Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Directed by Theresa A. Carson

More info about the show and character descriptions can be found here.

Seeking: Actors who sing, ages 16 – 25, and ages 30 – 60
No experience necessary. All ethnicities are encouraged to apply.

Auditions will be held at the Durango Arts Center Studio:

Wednesday February 21st from 7-8:30pm

Saturday February 24th from 2-3:30pm

Callbacks will be held on Saturday February 24th from 3:30-5:30pm
Performance dates are: August 23, 24, 25, 30, 31 & September 6, 7, 8 and 9.

Please prepare a 1-1.5 minute selection from a song.
An accompanist will be provided.


Next to Normal is a powerful rock musical that digs into the lives of a fragmented family grappling with crisis and loss. The story centers around a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that her illness and its management have had on her family.  This musical’s graceful, brutally honest, yet humorous handling of grief, mental illness, and ethics in modern psychiatry has expanded the scope of theatrical subject matter and transformed the possibilities of the American musical.  Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize.