​​West Valley Playhouse will begin casting our summer musical  NEXT TO NORMAL.  Saturday, June 25 at 1:30 pm and then again at 2 pm Sunday, June 26 at the Playhouse 7507 Topanga Cyn Blvd. Canoga Park, Ca. 91303  All roles are open. No appointment is necessary.  Please bring sheet music in your key.  (The style is pop/rock)  A pianist will be here.  The show will open on August 12th. Rehearsals will begin as soon as cast.

Jennifer Berry is the Director and Patricia Hannifan is the Musical Director.  
Casting
Cast Size: Small (Up to 10 performers)
Cast Type: Ensemble Cast
Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

Diana
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.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 45
Vocal range top: F#5
Vocal range bottom: G3


Gabe

Diana & Dan's son. Dashing, athletic, and bright. He is a playful man and everything a mother could imagine.
Gender: Male
Age: 18 to 21
Vocal range top: C5
Vocal range bottom: B2


Dan

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.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 to 45
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: Ab2


Natalie

Diana & Dan's troubled daughter. An accomplished pianist and hardworking student, her struggles are exacerbated by her mother's behavior. She greatly admires Henry.
Gender: Female
Age: 16 to 16
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: G3


Henry

Natalie's classmate. An all-around musician, philosopher, and slacker. He has an intoxicating capacity for sympathy and romance.
Gender: Male
Age: 17 to 17
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: G#2


Dr. Madden

Diana's handsome psychiatrist. Quite assured in his practice and considered somewhat of a rock star.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: A2


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​​Jon Berry, Artistic/Producing Director