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Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse

Next to Normal is directed and choreographed by Marcos Santana, who helmed the Playhouse production of “In the Heights” in 2019.

Westport Country Playhouse officially opened its production of the three-time Tony Award®-winning musical and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, "Next to Normal," on Saturday, April 9. The musical runs through Sunday, April 24. It is directed and choreographed by Marcos Santana, who helmed the Playhouse production of "In the Heights" in 2019. Featuring a six-piece live orchestra, the pop/rock score is by Tom Kitt, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey.

Check out photos below!

Performance schedule is Tuesday at 7 p.m., Wednesday at 2 and 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Special series include Backstage Pass (April 20), Thursday TalkBack (April 21), Post-Play Dialogue (April 22), and Open Captions (April 24).

Single tickets for "Next to Normal" start at $50 and are subject to change based upon availability. Buy early for best prices. For information on special offers, including discounts for students, senior citizens, educators, military and first responders, Indigenous peoples, professional playwrights, and groups, as well as options for pay-what-you-will and Westport Library pass, visit www.westportplayhouse.org/visit/box-office/.

All play titles, artists, dates, and times are subject to change.

Photo credit: Harold Shapiro

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Ashley Day, Jenny Day and Adam Kaplan

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Annika Pergamant and Michael O'Looney

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Val Ramos and Tere Luna

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Katherine Carter, Mary Ellen Marpe, Mark Lamos

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Abby Roth, Bruce Tulgan, Donald Brown, Tony Menchaca, Debby Applegate, Michael Barker

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Mark Lamos, Ania Czekaj-Farber, Terry Nardozzi, Pietro Marghella

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Mark Lamos, Andy and Susan Marlatt

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Jennifer Ashley Tepper, Nick Frenay, Neal Rubinstein

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Anil Narang, Tracey Knight Narang, Stacey Aronson, Josh Aronson

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
Lee Stump, Debby Applegate, Bruce Tulgan, Abby Santamaria

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of NEXT TO NORMAL at Westport Country Playhouse
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