Next to Normal

next to normal is a contemporary musical that explores how one suburban household copes with crisis. With provocative lyrics, and an electrifying score of more than 30 original songs, Next to Normal shows how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their family's world intact.

Schedule

Running Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes, with one intermission

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center: Knight Theater

(Charlotte, NC)
430 South Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Elizabeth Ward Land in Concert with STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE: THE SONGS OF LINDA RONSTADT at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
The team that produced the 2019 smash hit musical American Psycho, in association with Hayes Theatre Co, are thrilled to present the Australian Premiere of HEAD OVER HEELS. Playing at Hayes Theatre Co from 3 July 2020, HEAD OVER HEELS is a bold new musical comedy from the visionaries behind Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q, Next To Normal and Spring Awakening. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
For more than two years, Dear Evan Hansen has had the support of passionate fans on Broadway and on tour across North America. Now, fans from around the world can be a part of this exciting journey. Dear Evan Hansen is accepting photos of fans in New Orleans for the chance to appear in artwork for Dear Evan Hansen's performances at the Saenger Theatre. For more information, please go to https://dearevanhansen.com/mosaic-submission/.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Alice Ripley  as Norma Desmond in North Shore Music Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, playing for two-weeks only from Tuesday, September 24 thru Sunday, October 6, 2019. 
by TV News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Celebrated star of the Berlin stage Katharine Mehrling returns to Joe's Pub on Saturday, October 5 at 7pm. The performance follows her smash hit New York concert debut last year, where she stopped the show with four standing ovations.
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 26, 2019
The fall theatre season is in full swing and that means it's time to get your tickets, plan a meal out, and enjoy the fabulous offerings in the Garden State. From north to south, and east to west, there's musical theatre, drama, comedy, music, dance, and so much more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 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).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The Old Globe's world premiere musical Almost Famous, with book and lyrics by Academy Award winner and San Diego native Cameron Crowe (films Jerry Maguire, Say Anything…, Fast Times at Ridgemont High).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Celebrated star of the Berlin stage Katharine Mehrling returns to Joe's Pub on Saturday, October 5 at 7pm. The performance follows her smash hit New York concert debut last year, where she stopped the show with four standing ovations.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
BroadwayWorld has a first look at Alice Ripley  as Norma Desmond in North Shore Music Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, playing for two-weeks only from Tuesday, September 24 thru Sunday, October 6, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Hartford Stage will open its 2019/2020 season with Quixote Nuevo, an inspired, Tejano music-filled, contemporary reimagining of the Miguel de Cervantes classic Don Quixote, by award-winning playwright Octavio Solis. Performances run  through Sunday, October 13.
by Brady Schwind - Sep 24, 2019
For thirteen years running, a phone call that starts with that simple query has pulled Kyle Dean Massey out of airport gangways, from family reunions and vacation hot tubs, and unexpectedly back into an actor's best (and perhaps sometimes worst) friend: the long running musical.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
North Park Lexus Broadway in San Antonio has experienced new levels of demand for tickets during the 2019-2020 season, including the San Antonio premiere of Dear Evan Hansen, playing eight performances at the Majestic Theatre, December 17-22. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019
Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest regional performing arts service organizations in North America, has announced the finalists of the 2019 TBA Awards. The sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Dear Evan Hansen comes to Milwaukee's Marcus Performing Arts Center on September 24-29 as part of the Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series. In advance of the start of performances, the production announced today that it will host a digital ticket lottery offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $25 tickets available per performance.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Returning to Feinstein's/54 Below on September 23 at 9:30pm for his first New York solo concert in over two years, Kyle Dean Massey, star of Broadway's Wicked, Next to Normal, and Pippin, as well as the ABC series a?oeNashville,a?? looks back on the songs that shaped his life, and the life that shaped his voice.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Beloved Broadway and concert performer, Jason Danieley (Pretty Woman, The Full Monty, The Visit), will bring a?oeA Heart to Hearta?? to Feinstein's/54 Below this September 18-21 at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
The UK premiere of the irresistible new musical comedy High Fidelity, based on the acclaimed British novel by Nick Hornby (State Of The Union/About A Boy/Fever Pitch), is the second production in Paul Taylor-Mills' inaugural season at The Turbine Theatre. Directed and choreographed by Tom Jackson Greaves, the first musical to open at the new Battersea Power Station based theatre, runs from 21 October a?" 7 December, with press night on Friday 1 November 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Since 2015, Adelphi University has given musical theater creators the opportunity to showcase their work with new audiences through the Larson Legacy Concert Series. On Sunday, September 22, Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Andy Roninson, along with a talented cast of musicians and vocalists, will perform songs from his internationally acclaimed podcast TAKE A TEN, as well as never-before-heard material from new musicals in the works.
by Brady Schwind - Oct 8, 2019
Take a healthy dose of Edith Piaf's fervor, a pinch of Judy Garland's throbbing vulnerability, a dash of Marlene Dietrich's sleek streetwise sexiness, and top it off with a sprinkle of Bernadette Peters' raspy show-biz pluck, and you just might get Katharine Mehrling.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Dear Evan Hansen comes to St. Louis's Fabulous Fox Theatre October 22 a?" November 3. In advance of the start of performances, the production announced today that it will host a digital ticket lottery offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $25 tickets available per performance.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Bristol Riverside Theatre follows up its season opener, An Act of God, with Kim Wayans and continues its 33rd Season with Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's Broadway hit, Next To Normal. This Tony and Pulitzer winning musical drama about a family coming apart at its center runs October 29 to November 24, 2019. Opening Night is Thursday, October 31 at 7:30pm. BRT's Artistic Director Keith Baker directs this rock musical that features NYC-based actress Donna Vivino in the role of Diana.. All performances are at Bristol Riverside Theatre in Bucks County, located at 120 Radcliffe Street. Tickets are $15-$55 and are available online at brtstage.org, at the theatre's box office, or over the phone at 215-785-0100. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Colte Julian returns to the Apollo Theater with the Chicago Premiere of Wonderful Crazy Night! The New Elton John Tribute Concert. This electrifying tribute concert will run for three performances onlya?"Friday, December 6 at 8pm and Saturday, December 7 at 5pm and 8pma?"at the Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.
by Don Grigware - Oct 4, 2019
Actress/Producer Tal Fox is about to open in the rarely produced In Trousers at The Lounge. In our conversation she tells us about this and her other theatrical chestnuts. TAL FOX  - Tal is an LA-based actress, singer and theater educator. Theater credits include: Max & Ruby (National Tour), The Christians (Center Theatre Group), Star Is Born 3, Unauthorized Musical Parody of Mean Gurlz (The Rockwell), Kiss Me, Kate, Urinetown, Sunday in the Park with George, Zorba, Hello Again, The Spitfire Grill, Ragtime... Tal holds a BFA in Musical Theater and BA in Communications from Pace University, and is also a producer, writer, and casting director. Producing credits include: Star is Born 3 (The Rockwell) and Dreamgirls (5-Star Theatricals). Casting work includes: Good Grief (Center Theater Group), Collective Rage (Theatre @ Boston Court), 5-Star Theatrical's productions of Shrek, Matilda, West Side Story, and The Music Man. Follow her on Instagram: @talmorningdew ~Tal  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast of its upcoming fundraising event: The Who's Tommy: A Staged Concert Benefiting La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
The Old Globe's world premiere musical Almost Famous, with book and lyrics by Academy Award winner and San Diego native Cameron Crowe (films Jerry Maguire, Say Anything..., Fast Times at Ridgemont High), opened just last week on September 27. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big night below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Dear Evan Hansen comes to Memphis' Orpheum Theatre October 8-13. In advance of the start of performances, the production announced today that it will host a digital ticket lottery offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $25 tickets available per performance.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across America (BAA) announced today that individual tickets for the Dallas engagement of the all new tour of BLUE MAN GROUP will go on sale Friday, October 4 at 10 A.M. The BLUE MAN GROUP SPEECHLESS TOUR features new and original compositions, acts, and instruments alongside iconic BLUE MAN GROUP moments based in joy, art, music, laughter and escapist absurdity.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
It takes a village to create a masterpiece. OBIE Winner, José Rivera ('Marisol' and 'References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot'), premieres another powerful stage-work at the East Village's arts haven, The theater at the 14th Street Y.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
The blockbuster Broadway hit, Moulin Rouge, will be heading to the West End in 2021!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Rubicon Theatre opens the company's 22nd Season with an environmental production of the musical Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, opening October 26 at 7pm and continuing through November 10, 2019. Directed by Kirby Ward, with a company of 23, the production runs Wednesdays through Sundays in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District at the company's home at 1006 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA  93001. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
THEY GOT THE BEAT! Join us this holiday for a fairy-tale celebration of love and acceptance in this raucous royal family a?oevacation,a?? HEAD OVER HEELS. Venture to the forest with the royals of Arcadia on a quest to save their beloved kingdom after they learn of an Oracle's prophecy of doom, all while moovin' and groovin' to the music of The Go-Go's in this exuberant Elizabethan-inspired musical!
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 16, 2019
The 19/20 theatrical season has seen several milestones for many of its area theatres but the biggest by far is the 70th anniversary of the company that helped pioneer the regional theatre movement in this country Arena Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Florida Studio Theatre (FST) opens its 46th Winter Mainstage Season with the Florida Premiere of the uplifting, five-time Tony-nominated musical, Bright Star. Called a?oeA shining achievementa?? by The New York Times, Bright Star tells a story of love and forgiveness set against the vibrant backdrop of the American South in the 1940s. With Music, Book, and Story by Steve Martin and Music, Lyrics, and Story by Edie Brickell, Bright Star will run in FST's Gompertz Theatre starting November 6.
by Katie Laban - Oct 16, 2019
Usually when people hear the word Frankenstein one image comes to mind: the inarticulate groaning hulk. Opening this weekend and running through Halloween on Stagecrafters' 2nd Stage is A. S. Peterson's version of Frankenstein, where The Monster is unlike the popular film adaptions that comes to everyone's mind. The play doesn't feature a terrifying and unthinking creature, instead The Monster feels emotions and asks questions that all humans ask themselves a?" according to Peterson, a?oehis Frankenstein is not your mama's Frankenstein.a?? BroadwayWorld Detroit was able to have an in-depth interview with the play's director, Andrew Clements, and the man behind The Monster in the show, Michael Meike, to find out what makes this new version so unique and thrilling, yet still be inspired by the classic Frankenstein story by Mary Shelley that audiences have come to know and love.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Tom Kitt (Next to Normal, If/Then, Bring It On, Almost Famous) will take to the stage to celebrate Brooklyn Children's Theatre's 15th anniversary at the Edison Ballroom on Monday, October 21st, along with Broadway's Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show], Something Rotten), Syndee Winters (Hamilton, The Lion King), and Gayle Turner (The Wiz), plus special performances by Shakina Nayfack (Hulu's Difficult People) and current BCT students.
by Stage Tube - Oct 15, 2019
Kyle Dean Massey recently returned to Broadway's supper club, Feinstein's/54 Below, for his first New York solo concert in over two years. Get a peek inside the concert with a look at his performance of 'Something About You' from the Off-Broadway hit musical Altar Boyz. Check out the full video!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Kander & Ebb's (Chicago, Cabaret) Tony Award-winning musical, Kiss of the Spider Woman, is now in rehearsals at Melbourne Theatre Company ahead of its opening on Friday 22 November at Southbank Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
LIVING FOR TODAY will present a benefit concert entitled Living for Today: a?oePut on a Happy Facea??, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) beginning at 7PM. The concert is produced and directed by David Alpert (If/Then, The Apple Boys) with music direction by Jason Wetzel (After Midnight). Tickets are priced $15 and $25; with a select amount of $100 VIP seats which includes an after-show champagne toast with the company. Tickets are available at www.joespub.com. The concert will feature a live band and Broadway stars performing their favorite showtunes, all chosen to make us smile.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
This November, Plethos Productions is producing the Broadway musical that won a Pulitzer Prize for drama, along with 3 Tony Awards a?" Next to Normal.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC)  announced today that individual tickets for the Providence premiere of Dear Evan Hansen will go on sale Friday, October 18 at 10A.
by Charles Shubow - Oct 11, 2019
Walter Bobbie demonstrates his amazing direction.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
You and a guest will enjoy VIP house seats to Jagged Little Pill on Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Knot Free Productions presents In Trousers, a 'prequel' to William Finn's groundbreaking March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, directed by Ryan O'Connor.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Dear Evan Hansen, currently running on Broadway and on tour, will be holding an open call next month in Los Angeles to fill the show's principal teen roles! 
by Blair Howell - Oct 1, 2019
Tony Award nominee Jeff McCarthy will step in to replace previously announced Will Swenson in the title role in Stephen Sondheim's masterpiece musical thriller SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET in a co-production by The Noorda Center for the Performing Arts and Utah Repertory Theater Company onstage at Utah Valley University Oct. 24-Nov. 9.