Highly regarded on Broadaway, the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-Winning “Next to Normal” is coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis from April 12-24. For tickets and information, visit metrotix.com or the Fabulous Fox website.
From the director of RENT comes NEXT TO NORMAL, an emotional powerhouse of a musical with a thrilling contemporary score about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards® including Best Score, and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize® for Drama, NEXT TO NORMAL features Alice Ripley, who received the 2009 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, reprising her acclaimed performance in the musical’s 36-week multi-city North American tour. In 2009, Next to Normal was 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 NY1 – more than any other musical from that season.
Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and three 2009 Tony Awards, Next to Normal features music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, musical staging by Sergio Trujillo, and direction by Michael Greif. The creative team also includes Mark Wendland (set design), Jeff Mahshie (costume design), Kevin Adams (lighting design), and Brian Ronan (sound design). Musical direction is by Bryan Perri, orchestrations are by Michael Starobin and Tom Kitt, and vocal arrangements by AnnMarie Milazzo.