Winner! 2009 Tony Award Best Music
“Like all good musicals, it breaks your heart without crushing your hope.” – Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times
“Next to Normal’ shouldn’t fail to absorb anyone interested in what’s happening in American musical theatre and, not incidentally, in American families.” – Bob Verini, Variety
“A work of muscular grace and power. It is much more than a feel-good musical; it is a feel-everything musical.” – The New York Times
“An emotional powerhouse. The best musical of the season — by a mile. It’ll pin you to your seat.” – Rolling Stone
Featuring a compelling and surging pop rock score, Next to Normal shatters through the façade of a suburban family dealing with the direct and indirect effects of mental illness. Winner of 3 Tony Awards and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this intense, emotional and ultimately hopeful musical makes a direct grab for the heart with its story of a family coming to terms with its past and bravely facing its future.