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 McCoy Rigby Entertainment

Next to NormalNext to Normal

Tony Award Winner
Pulitzer Prize Winner

Music by

TOM KITT

Book & Lyrics by

BRIAN YORKEY

Directed by

NICK DEGRUCCIO

 

NOW PLAYING!
Must close June 23, 2013

 

The Goodmans seem like a perfect family. The only problem is that sometimes mother Diana is, well ... a little too happy. Her husband Dan worries all the time. Her daughter Natalie seems awfully intent on getting that scholarship to Yale so she can leave home. And her son Gabe, well ... that's another story entirely. A musical about the devastating toll of mental illness on a contemporary suburban family might seem odd, but Next to Normal turned out to be one of Broadway's biggest hits. This modern rock musical won three Tony Awards in 2009 and the Pulitzer Prize for its heartbreaking, humorous and unflinchingly authentic look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of one' family member's bipolar disorder. Each character's journey is punctuated by powerful music scored by Tom Kitt (American Idiot). Featuring 30 original songs, including "Just Another Day," "You Don't Know" and "Superboy and the Invisible Girl," Next to Normal is, in the words of The New York Times, "much more than a feel-good musical; it is a feel-everything musical."

*Parental discretion advised due to mature language.

 

VIDEO from Rehearsal of Next to Normal.

"...it's the show's crack ensemble, spearheaded by the gutsy Malone, that makes this production so memorable."
- Los Angeles Times
(Click here to read full review)

 

"WOW! As thrilling and profoundly moving as musicals get, Next To Normal makes for a production no musical theater lover will want to miss..." - StageSceneLA (Click here to read full review)

 

"Rock is alive and rolling like thunder in Next to Normal. The best musical of the season by a mile." - Rolling Stone

"A brave, breathtaking musical. It is something much more than a feel-good musical: it is a feel-everything musical."-
The New York Times

"The future of American Musicals."

- The Washington Post

"A hallmark of a great musical is that it can grab you, shake you and take you into its world. Next to Normal does." - New York Daily News

Cast

KEITH A. BEARDEN (Dr. Madden)

EDDIE EGAN (Gabe)

TESSA GRADY (Natalie)

BETS MALONE (Diana)

ALEX MENDOZA (Henry)

ROBERT J. TOWNSEND (Dan)

Production Team

Directed by NICK DEGRUCCIO

Musical Direction by DARRYL ARCHIBALD

Casting Direction by JULIA FLORES

Lighting Design by STEVEN YOUNG

Sound Design by JOSH BESSOM

Scenic Design by JOHN EZELL

Costume Design by KISH FINNEGAN

Prop Coordination by TERRY HANRAHAN

Wardrobe Coordination by DONNA MACNAUGHTON

Production Stage Manager JILL GOLD

Asst. Stage Manager PHIL GOLD

Ticket Information

Weekday Tickets (Wed - Thurs) : $20 - $66.50

Weekend Tickets (Fri - Sun): $20 - $70

Discounts for Groups, Seniors, Students are available.

To purchase you may call the Box Office at 562.944.9801 or ORDER ONLINE.

Performances: May 31 - June 23, 2013

Wed.- Thurs. at 7:30pm; Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm; Sundays at 2pm

*Audience Talk-Back sessions with the cast will be Wednesdays, June 5 and June 19, 2013.

 

 

 

     
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