Next to Normal on Tour

Running Time
2 hours and 20 minutes, with one intermission


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Photo Coverage: Ben Platt's DEAR EVAN HANSEN Gang Celebrates His New Sardi's Portrait!
by Walter McBride - May 31, 2017

Just yesterday, star of Dear Evan Hansen, Ben Platt, joined the fabled walls of Sardi's... or at least his new portrait did. BroadwayWorld was on hand as Platt and some of his Broadway family celebrated the big day! (more...)

Cain Park Opens 2017 Season with ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The City of Cleveland Heights announces the regional premiere of ROCK OF AGES will be produced in the Alma Theater June 8-25 as part of Cain Park?s 2017 season. Newly appointed Cain Park Theater Artistic Director Joanna May Hunkins will direct, with music direction by Jordan Cooper. ROCK OF AGES is a Tony-nominated Broadway musical that features a book by Chris D'Arienzo, arrangements and orchestrations by Ethan Popp and the classic rock hits of bands including Bon Jovi, Styx, Journey, Whitesnake, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, and others. (more...)

Marriott Theatre Continues 2017 Season with THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

From the picturesque covered bridges of 1965 Winterset, Iowa, comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, continuing Marriott Theatre's spectacular 2017 Season, running June 21 through August 13, 2017 with a press opening on Wednesday, June 28 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. (more...)

Greendale Community Theatre presents IF/THEN
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Greendale Community Theatre (GCT) invites you on a thought provoking journey that considers the lives we lead versus the lives we might have led with If/Then, a contemporary Broadway musical about starting over in New York City. (more...)

SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER Extends One Week at Second Stage Theater Uptown
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Second Stage Theater's (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) production of SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER has been extended by one week and will now play through Sunday, June 25. (more...)

Breaking News: ON YOUR FEET! Sets Summer Broadway Closing; Will Catch New Rhythm on the Road, Abroad
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Producers James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman have announced that the Broadway musical On Your Feet! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - is going global. (more...)

Photo Flash: Geva Theatre Center presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Geva Theatre Center closes the 2016-2017 ESL Wilson Stage Season with Million Dollar Quartet with book by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott, based on an original concept by Floyd Mutrux and inspired by the music of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. Million Dollar Quartet is directed by Hunter Foster and will be performed in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from May 30 to June 25. (more...)

PPT Announces Youth Cast of BRING IT ON: The Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass and inspired by the hit film, Bring It On The Musical takes audiences on a high-flying journey that is filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness. (more...)

BWW Review: East West Players presents Emotional NEXT TO NORMAL
by Michael Quintos - May 30, 2017

To close out its historic 51st season, East West Players is presenting a bold and emotionally-packed production of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Next to Normal, which continues performances at the David Henry Hwang Theater at the Union Center for the Arts through June 11, 2017. Featuring a deeply connected, all-Asian-American cast led by a stirring, awards-worthy performance by Deedee Magno Hall, EWP's top-notch production of Next to Normal is one of the most impressive and important regional productions of this notable musical you will ever experience. No matter what your racial or ethnic background, this production will sear its way into you. (more...)

Nina protagonizará CASI NORMALES en España
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - May 29, 2017

El musical se estrenara el 14 de septiembre en Gran Canaria, el 27 de septiembre en Barcelona y el 14 de diciembre en el Teatro La Latina de Madrid. (more...)

Regional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2017

Broadway shows are made, not born. Though the polished final product of a Broadway show seems to land before our very eyes as if put there by some divine circumstance, the life of the average show before it makes its way to New York is long. (more...)

Woods Hole Theater Company Tackles Mental Illness in the Award Winning Rock Musical NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Woods Hole Theater Company (WHTC) brings Brian Yorkey's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning rock musical, 'Next to Normal', to the Community Hall this June 2017, continuing its 42 years of engaging and promoting the cultural growth of the community of Woods Hole and the vicinity. WHTC operates year-round, producing a wide variety of plays and special events at affordable prices. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Detroit You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Phoenix You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Toronto You Might Have Missed 5/26 - Vote in the BWW Awards! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Australia You Might Have Missed This Week - Vote in the BWW Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Check out the top stories from Australia you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

Review Roundup: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical NEXT TO NORMAL at East West Players
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce Nancy Keystone as director of our upcoming production of Next to Normal, which begins performances on May 11 and runs until June 11, 2017, with opening night on May 17.   (more...)

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Talks Loneliness of Teen Life and Show's Connection with Fans on PBS NEWS HOUR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN, a story of teen invisibility, strikes a poignant chord with its fans. Below, see what the team behind the show had to say about today's social media world and loneliness, the musical and more in their interview with PBS News Hour! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Michael Greif
by Walter McBride - Jun 9, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Direction of a Musical nominee for Dear Evan Hansen- Michael Greif, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jim Stanek, Eve Plumb and More in FAMILY TIES at The Human Race Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

One of the most beloved television families of the 1980s is set to make a long awaited return in the world premiere of Family Ties, written by Daniel Goldstein (The Song of Songs, Unknown Soldier and Row), based on the classic television series, directed by The Human Race's President & Artistic Director Kevin Moore and produced by special arrangement by Araca Media & Entertainment. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

NEXT TO NORMAL, THE INVISIBLE HAND Top 2017 Connecticut Theater Critics Circle Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

TheaterWork's production of the musical "Next to Normal" led the nominations for the 27th annual Connecticut Critics Circle Awards event to be held Monday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart University's Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Do You Make a Mega-Hit? Michael Greif Explains the Magic of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2017

An emotionally harrowing journey, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is a story that's hits home for a lot of its audience members. At the helm of this production is Michael Greif, who earned a Tony nomination for Best Director of a Musical for his part in bringing this story to life. Below, watch as he tries to remember when he first realized he wanted to be a director, and explain what it's like to constantly live in the world of DEAR EVAN HANSEN!  (more...)

VIDEO: FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, Arrives in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Freaky Friday has made its way to Houston! See stars Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton talk about the show with Houston Life Reporter, Stephanie Gonzalez in the video below! (more...)

Broken Nose Theatre and Refuge Theatre Project Take Top Honors at the 44th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards; Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

"At the Table", Michael Perlman's drama of scintillating conversation between diverse friends during a weekend in the country, took home the most honors on Monday, June 5, during the 44th Annual Non-Equity Jeff Awards ceremony recognizing excellence in non-union Chicago theatre.  (more...)

NEXT TO NORMAL, INVISIBLE HAND Top Connecticut Critics Circle Award Nominations
by Lauren Yarger - Jun 5, 2017

Next to Normal, INVISIBLE HAND TOP Connecticut Critics Circle Award Nominations (more...)

NEXT TO NORMAL to Kick Off 10th Season at Insight Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Insight's 10th season will open with Next to Normal, a rock musical opened on Broadway on April 2009 with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, and music by Tom Kitt. (more...)

It Figures! Idina Menzel Will Lead Reading of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Who will star in the musical? Casting has not yet been announced, but BroadwayWorld has just learned that Idina Menzel will lead an upcoming New York City workshop. Menzel is not, however, expected to take part in the ART production, as she is set to star in Roundabout's Skintight, running May 31-August 26, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: BANDSTAND Gets a Lesson in Drumming and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

Yesterday was Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week BANDSTAND star Laura Osnes got a lesson in drumming alongside her coffee, and THE BODYGUARD's Deborah Cox took a moment during the 200th show to explain how SIP works. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

VIDEO: Shuffle Down Memory Lane and Check Out Ben Platt in MAME in 2004
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2017

Unstoppable and adorable, Ben Platt has been strutting his stuff across the stage since he was just a kid. Check out the Tony nominee's 2004 run as Patrick in the Hollywood Bowl's production of MAME! (more...)

The Skivvies' Nick Cearley to Lead AN ACT OF GOD at B Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

A series of tweets on the parody account @TheTweetofGod landed American comedy writer David Javerbaum a book deal. Eventually that book, The Last Testament: A Memoir By God, was adapted for the stage and renamed as An Act of God. The stage version premiered at Broadway's Studio 54 Theatre in 2015 with Big Bang Theory sitcom star Jim Parsons in the leading role. A second run featured Will & Grace's Sean Hayes in the leading role, and now the B Street Theatre will give the holy role to Nick Cearley (Buyer & Cellar). (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Tony Nominee Mike Faist Reveals How He Found His Connor Murphy
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 2, 2017

Just a little bit over a week away from Broadway's biggest night, star of Dear Evan Hansen, Mike Faist, is finally getting into the swing of awards season. The first-time Tony nominee has earned love from fans and critics alike for his complex portrayal of a teen in trouble. Below, watch as Faist chats with Richard Ridge about the complex Connor Murphy.  (more...)

Tony Award-Nominees Brandon Uranowitz & Christiane Noll & More Set for BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Tony Award-Nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) & Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde) and two-time Nightlife Award-Winner Scott Coulter and more to be announced are set to appear at Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, June 19 at 8pm. (more...)

Brand New Theatre Company Begins Inaugural Season with NEXT TO NORMAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Next to Normal is best described as a 'feel everything' rock musical. Playwright and lyricist Brian Yorkey (Netflix's 13 Reasons Why) employs humor through funny lines and situations to balance and lighten the play's serious and painful situations of human life. The music by Tom Kitt (If/Then, Freaky Friday) provides pleasure in itself. The music connects to the audience's emotions in ways that simple spoken words cannot. Bringing these two masters together birthed this extraordinary, award winning masterpiece. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Cast Recording Soars to No. 1 Spot on iTunes Album Chart
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

According to today's iTunes, the cast recording for the six-time Tony Award-winning musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN has soared to the top of the album chart. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Alex Brightman, Erin Davie and More to Highlight Musicals of the Last Decade in BROADWAY BY THE YEAR at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Tony Award nominee Alex Brightman (School of Rock), Erin Davie (Sunday in the Park with George, Side Show, Grey Gardens) and Drama Desk honoree Danny Gardner (Dames at Sea) will join Tony Award nominees Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos, An American in Paris) and Christiane Noll (Ragtime, Chaplin, Jekyll & Hyde) and two-time Nightlife Award winner Scott Coulter for Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series on Monday, June 19 at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Pollard's BRING IT ON is Campy Fun at its Finest
by Robert Barossi - Jun 13, 2017

Often, an audience member goes into a show with a certain set of expectations in mind. If you're seeing Shakespeare, you expect sonnets and iambic pentameter. If you're seeing Arthur Miller or Tennessee Williams, you expect searing drama and representations of real, recognizable people and their very human problems. If you are seeing Bring It On: the Musical, based on the cult-favorite movie of the same name, you expect camp, fun, nothing to be taken too seriously and some excellent dance and cheerleading. All of that and more is found in the infectiously enjoyable production of Bring It On now running at the Pollard Theatre in Guthrie. (more...)

VIDEO: Ben Platt & Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Perform 'Waving Through a Window' on THE TONYS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Tony Award winner Ben Platt and the cast of the Tony-Award winning musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN performed the show's signature song 'Waving Through a Window' on last night's TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below! (more...)

BWW Review: BPO BROADWAY COMEDY TONIGHT! at KLEINHAN'S MUSIC HALL
by Michael Rabice - Jun 12, 2017

Broadway Trio Joins BPO for a COMEDY TONIGHT! The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Pop Series concluded with a robust program entitled BROADWAY COMEDY TONIGHT! Packed with gems from Broadway's hey day to present day blockbusters, the varied program allowed it three soloists to shine. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates a Winning Night at The Empire Hotel!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 12, 2017

Dear Evan Hansen had a big night at the 71st Annual Tony Awards, taking home a grand total of six statues. After things wrapped up at Radio City Music Hall, the cast celebrated at the Empire Hotel. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities and you can catch photos below! (more...)

FREAKY FRIDAY Director Christopher Ashley Wins Tony Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Freaky Friday Director Christopher Ashley has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for Come From Away. He earned the prestigious award last night at the American Theatre Wing's 71st Annual Tony Awards. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Steven Levenson Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Steven Levenson has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for DEAR EVAN HANSEN. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

DEAR EVAN HANSEN has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Alex Lacamoire Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Alex Lacamoire has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for DEAR EVAN HANSEN. (more...)

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Rachel Bay Jones Wins 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Rachel Bay Jones has won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for DEAR EVAN HANSEN. (more...)

Photo Flash: Telly Leung Celebrates His First Weekend in Agrabah and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week Telly Leung took his first SIP in his exciting new role as Broadway's Aladdin, and friends from as close as Off-Broadway and far as LA shared their intermission activities. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below! (more...)

VIDEO: Ben Platt Shares How He Cries Every Night of DEAR EVAN HANSEN on THE VIEW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Today, Ben Platt joined the table on ABC's 'The View' to talk about Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN, in which his character gets caught up in a lie. Platt described it as a 'super morally ambiguous show in a really beautiful way about the good things that can come from lies' and shared how he is able to cry and sing at the same time for every performance. Watch the interview below! (more...)

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