Photo Flash: Another Look at Heidi Blickenstaff, Aaron Ramey, David Ayers and More in Weston Playhouse's NEXT TO NORMAL

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama, Next to Normal hit the Weston Playhouse's MainStage on July 11 with an all-star cast for what is sure to be a heart-wrenching, spine-tingling theatre experience. Written almost entirely in song, Next to Normal earned the 2009 Tony Award for Best Musical Score. With a national reputation of delivering superb new musicals to its audience, Weston was able to secure both a director and a leading lady with substantial Broadway credits, abundant talent and real passion for the piece. BroadwayWorld has more production shots below!

Diana is played by Heidi Blickenstaff whose Broadway credits include roles in [title of show], The Addams Family, The Little Mermaid, and The Full Monty. The husband, Dan, is played by Aaron Ramey, recently onBroadway in Jekyll & Hyde. Rounding out the cast are David Ayers and Etai BenShlomo (both inBroadway's Wicked,) and two actors whose credits include recent runs in Weston -- Margo Seibert wowed audiences in the world premiere of Pregnancy Pact and Dan DeLuca was a member of Weston's 2012 Young Company.

The five piece orchestra will be led under the musical direction of the 2009 Young Composer of the Year,Ryan Fielding Garrett. Sound design, by Ed Chapman. With scenic design by Timothy R. Mackabee, costume design by Jennifer Caprio, and lighting design by Tyler Micoleau, the production will look as good as it sounds. Holding the entire cast and crew together is expert stage manager Martin Lechner.

This is a show not to be missed! Performances run July 11-July 27. Tuesday - Saturday at 7:30; with afternoon matinees on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

Tickets start at just $25 and are available at The Playhouse Box Office, by telephone at (802) 824-5288, or online. More of Michael Berresse's comments, and a complete schedule of upcoming shows and events can be found at www.westonplayhouse.org.

Photo Credit: Hubert Schriebl



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