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Photos: Kyle Dean Massey Joins NEXT TO NORMAL


Photos: Kyle Dean Massey Joins NEXT TO NORMAL

Aaron Tveit left the Tony-nominated musical Next to Normal on January 4 and the role of Gabe is now being performed by Kyle Dean Massey.

Massey previously played the role during Tveit's summer absence from June - September, while he was starring in Catch Me If You Can. 

Kyle Dean Massey comes directly from the Broadway company of Wicked. He has also appeared on Broadway in Xanadu and off-Broadway in Altar Boyz. He has toured with Wicked and 42nd Street and has appeared on TV in the series "Cupid."

With a thrilling contemporary score, Next to Normal is an emotional powerhouse of a musical about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other. Next to Normal features music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, and direction by Michael Greif.

The musical features Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Kyle Dean Massey, Jennifer Damiano, Adam Chanler-Berat, and Louis Hobson.

Next to Normal was recently chosen as "one of the year's ten best" by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Time Out New York, New York Daily News, The Bergen Record, and NY-1.

Next to Normal has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Actress in a Musical (Alice Ripley), Best Actor in a Musical (J. Robert Spencer), Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Jennifer Damiano), Best Original Score (Tom Kitt (music)/Brian Yorkey (lyrics)), Best Book of a Musical (Brian Yorkey), Best Director of a Musical (Michael Greif), Best Orchestrations (Tom Kitt/Michael Starobin), Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Mark Wendland), Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Kevin Adams), and Best Sound Design of a Musical (Brian Ronan).

Tickets are priced $25.00 - $115.00.

Next to Normal is performed at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th street) on the following schedule: Monday at 8pm, Tuesday at 7pm, Thursday at 8pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 3pm & 7:30pm.

Tickets, priced $25.00 - $115.00, are available at or by calling 212-239-6200.

Photos by Joan Marcus

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