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Next to Normal

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Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey, Music by Tom Kitt
Directed by: Matthew Michael

Performance Dates: March 13-29, 2020
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 2pm
Artist's Benefit Pay-What-You-Can Thursday | March 19 at 7:30pm

Next to Normal explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Dad's an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens, appearing to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal because the mother has been battling manic depression for 16 years. Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family's story with love, sympathy and heart.

Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as "one of the year's ten best shows" by critics around the country, including The Los Angeles TimesThe Washington PostRolling Stone and The New York Times.

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Cast List:

Diana - Nicole Galyean
Gabe - Kameron Bustetter
Dan - Rich Garrett
Natalie - Amanda Copeland
Henry - Austin Bennett
Dr. Madden - Brett Hartman