EPA Auditions-The Normal Heart

Producer: Daryl Roth
Author: Larry Kramer
Dir: Joel Grey
GM: 101 Productions, Wendy Orshan
Casting: Telsey + Company

SEEKING: Equity Principal Actors for The Normal Heart

Reader / Examining Doctor:
AVAILABLE TRACK. Male, any age. He will introduce the play every evening, read stage directions, and play a pivotal scene with Emma every night. Casting personnel state, “We are looking for exciting ideas to do a few weeks at a time.”

AVAILABLE ROLE. Jewish, 35-50. Put upon; victim with a sense of humor.

AVAILABLE ROLE. 30-40. Funny, outrageous. Southern boy who is all the way out of the closet.

AVAILABLE ROLE. 35-50. Closeted, uptight bureaucrat in the mayor’s office. Actor will also cover and play Bruce, Felix and Tommy at certain performances.

Craig / Grady:
AVAILABLE TRACK. 30-40. Two smaller roles. Actor will also cover Mickey, Ben and Ned at certain performances.

Understudy for Craig/Grady, Felix, Bruce and Tommy:
AVAILABLE TRACK. See character descriptions elsewhere in this notice.

Understudy for Hiram, Reader, Mickey, Ben and Ned:
AVAILABLE TRACK. See character descriptions elsewhere in this notice.

Understudy for Emma:
AVAILABLE POSITION. See character description below.

The following roles are cast. Auditioning performers will be considered as possible replacements, should any become necessary, and as understudies.

Ned Weeks:
CAST. 30-45. Intense, activist, both difficult and charming.

Ben Weeks:
CAST. 40-60. A lawyer, conservative, successful, uncomfortable with gays, but loves his brother.

CAST. 35-45. Closeted, attractive, NY Times reporter.

CAST. 30-40. Very handsome, charismatic, All-American banker, still in the closet.

CAST. 40-60. Fiercely independent doctor and researcher. Opinionated. A fighter.

WHEN: 1st reh: 4/3/11. Runs 4/19-7/10 at a Broadway theatre TBA.

PAY: Broadway/Production Contract $1,653/week minimum.



Equity Principal Auditions:
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
10:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Lunch from 2 – 3.


Telsey + Company
315 West 43rd Street, 10th Floor
New York City

Notes/What to bring:

Sides will be provided at the audition. Please bring a picture & resume, stapled back-to-back.

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