Ground Floor Theatre has teamed up with Deaf Austin Theatre for our December Musical In keeping with GFTs mission of producing ground breaking works by and for underrepresented communities, this production of Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkeys Pulitzer prize winning Next to Normal will be fully deaf inclusive. Next to Normal is the story of Diana Goodman and her family., Diana has lived with bipolar depressive disorder for the past seventeen years since the loss of her infant son -- her illness has affected everyone in her life, and has nearly torn her family apart.This is a moving story, told through an incredible score and brought to life in both English and American Sign Language.
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Photo Flash: Ground Floor Theatre and Deaf Theatre Austin Present NEXT TO NORMAL
December 12, 2019
Next to Normal explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Dad's an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens, appearing to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal because the mother has been battling bipolar disorder for 16 years.
Ground Floor Theatre Announces Cast For NEXT TO NORMAL
September 26, 2019
Ground Floor Theatre (GFT) and Deaf Austin Theatre (DAT) announce casting for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Next to Normal running December 5-21, 2019 at the Ground Floor Theatre, 979 Springdale Rd. Directed by Lisa Scheps and Brian Cheslik, this collaboration with GFT and DAT will feature a cast of both hearing and deaf actors, and the show will be presented synchronously in spoken English and American Sign Language (ASL).