Audition Information

The Normal Heart
by Larry Kramer


Directed by Kacey Spadafora

AUDITION INFORMATION:

Saturday, April 9, 2022

10 am - 2 pm 

You may come at any time during the audition window, no need to sign up

Location: An Other Theater Company venue in the Provo Towne Centre Mall, Suite 2008 (on the 2nd floor)

Callbacks, by invitation, will be Sunday, April 10 at 1:00pm

Actors will be paid a small per-performance stipend for this production.

 

NOTE: Covid-19 Vaccination is required for all members of the production, including actors. Masks will be worn at all times during auditions, callbacks, and rehearsals. Depending on Covid-19 rates at the time, actors may be masked during performances as well. Audience members will be required to be masked and vaccinated.

 

Actors who identify as LGBTQ+ and BIPOC, and actors with all physical abilities are encouraged to audition.
 

Auditioners will be asked to read from a provided side from the script or they can perform a prepared 1.5 minute monologue if they prefer

 

Audition sides can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/normal-heart-sides

Please arrive at least 10 minutes ahead of time to fill out paperwork.
 

Production Dates:
Rehearsals:
April 25 through June 2; Monday through Thursday 6pm to 9pm, and Saturdays 10am to 1pm. (Excluding May 28th, May 30th)
Technical Rehearsals:
June 6 through June 9; Monday through Thursday 6pm to 10:30pm 

Performances:
June 10 - July 1; Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm plus Thursday June 30th at 7:30pm and Sundays June 19 and June 26 at 4:00pm.

If you have any questions, please email us at anothertheaterco@gmail.com

AVAILABLE ROLES

NED WEEKS

Masculine presenting, age 30 - 50

A gay writer and activist. Determined to discuss and fight the AIDS epidemic. Both difficult and charming.

DR EMMA BROOKNER

Feminine presenting, age 28 - 45

A fiercely independent doctor and researcher willing to treat HIV/AIDS. A survivor of polio. Uses a wheelchair. 

FELIX TURNER

Masculine presenting, age 25 - 45

New York Times writer and Ned's lover. Mischievous and smart. His health declines as a result of an HIV positive diagnosis.

BEN WEEKS

Masculine presenting, age 30 - 50

Ned's straight (and homophobic) conservative lawyer brother. Successful. Loves his younger brother.

MICKEY MARCUS

Masculine presenting, age 25 - 55

A gay activist. Strong sense of humor. Eloquent, deep-feeling, a little frightened.

BRUCE NILES

Masculine presenting, age 30 - 50

Friend of Ned's and the reluctant leader of the activist group. Good-looking, charismatic. Cautious

TOMMY BOATWRIGHT

Masculine presenting, age 20 - 45

A member of the gay activist group. Sassy, funny, caring. Enthusiastic and diplomatic. Southerner with a heart of gold. 

CRAIG DONNER

Masculine presenting, age 25 - 45

A member of the activist group. Friendly, compassionate. (Will also play "Grady" and an Examining Doctor.)

HIRAM KEEBLER

Masculine presenting, age 25 - 45

City Hall official. Brittle. Likely closeted. (Will also play "David" and an Examining Doctor.)