Next To Normal
The Musical Stage Company production of NEXT TO NORMAL
Book & Lyrics by BRIAN YORKEY
Music by TOM KITT
Directed by PHILIP AKIN
2009 TONY AWARD® WINNER!
Winner of three Tony® Awards, including Best Musical Score, and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Next to Normal explores a suburban household affected by mental illness. With a gripping story and a surging contemporary rock score, Next to Normal is a raw depiction of a family in crisis trying to overcome the past.
Dora Award-winner Philip Akin directs an exhilarating new production of this favourite contemporary musical featuring a powerhouse ensemble of Canada’s top performers and starring internationally acclaimed actress Ma-Anne Dionisio (Miss Saigon, Les Misérables).
“An impressive achievement, a heartfelt entertainment” (Associated Press), Next to Normal has been praised for “expanding the scope of subject matter for musicals” (Pulitzer Prize Committee).
A BRAVE, BREATHTAKING MUSICAL. – THE NEW YORK TIMES
ROCK IS ALIVE AND ROLLING LIKE THUNDER IN NEXT TO NORMAL. AN EMOTIONAL POWERHOUSE. – ROLLING STONE