Musical (2008)


Musique: Tom Kitt
Paroles: Brian Yorkey
Livret: Brian Yorkey
Production à la création:

Diana Goodman has suffered from bipolor disorder and hallucinations for sixteen years. Now, trying to balance sanity, happiness and her commitments to her family, her disorder takes a turn for the worst and her husband, doctor, daughter and son each try to help her through the struggle in their own way



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Version 1

Next to Normal (2008-02-Second Stage Theatre-Off Broadway)

Type de série: Original
Théâtre: Second Stage Theatre (Broadway (Off) - Etats-Unis)
Durée : 1 mois
Nombre :
Première Preview : mercredi 16 janvier 2008
Première : mercredi 13 février 2008
Dernière : dimanche 16 mars 2008
Mise en scène : Michael Greif
Chorégraphie : Aucun
Producteur :
Commentaires longs: 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding New Score

2008 Henry Hewes Design Award Scenic Design, Mark Wendland
Presse : "THROBS WITH EMOTIONAL INTENSITY! NEXT TO NORMAL IS OF REAL VALUE TO ANYONE WHO CARES ABOUT THE DIRECTION AND POSSIBILITIES OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL. The show is performed by an ace cast led by Alice Ripley and Brian d'Arcy James, who do their best work to date. Both performances stay with you, and they only get better in memory."
— Ben Brantley, The New York Times

"AUDACIOUS AND ORIGINAL! The score is lively, moving and boasts some of the best songs I've heard in the past year. Impressively staged by Michael Greif, this gleaming production looks stunning. If you're looking for something that will shake you up, Next to Normal is just what the doctor ordered."
— Joe Dziemianowicz,The Daily News

"INSPIRED AND SOARING, NEXT TO NORMAL ROCKS THE THEATER!"
— Robert Feldberg, The Record

Version 2

Next to Normal (2008-11-Arena Theatre-Arlington)

Type de série: Pre-Broasway Try Out
Théâtre: Arena Theatre (Arlington - Etats-Unis)
Durée : 1 mois 1 semaine
Nombre :
Première Preview : vendredi 21 novembre 2008
Première : jeudi 11 décembre 2008
Dernière : dimanche 18 janvier 2009
Mise en scène : Michael Greif
Chorégraphie : Aucun
Producteur :

Version 3

Next to Normal (2009-03-Booth Theatre-Broadway)

Type de série: Original Broadway
Théâtre: Booth Theatre (Broadway - Etats-Unis)
Durée : 1 an 9 mois
Nombre : 21 previews - 733 représentations
Première Preview : vendredi 27 mars 2009
Première : mercredi 15 avril 2009
Dernière : dimanche 16 janvier 2011
Mise en scène : Michael Greif
Chorégraphie : Sergio Trujillo
Producteur :
Presse : BEN BRANTLEY for NEW YORK TIMES says, "A work of muscular grace and power."

JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ for NEW YORK DAILY NEWS says, "More than a triumph - it's next to wondrous."

ELISABETH VINCENTELLI for NEW YORK POST says, "Close to good may not be enough for theatergoers."

JEREMY GERARD for BLOOMBERG says, "Easier to admire than love."

ELYSA GARDNER for USA TODAY says, "It has the heart and humanity that make musicals meaningful."

ERIK HAAGENSEN for BAC STAGE says says, "As Broadway becomes increasingly hostile to the presence of serious musicals, one roots even harder for those that make it there to succeed. Next to Normal, alas, still misses the mark."

ROBERT FELDBERG for THE RECORD says, "Powerful, riveting and not to be missed."

ROMA TORRE for NY1 says, "Touches your heart and gets under your skin."

DAVID ROONEY for VARIETY says, "Freshness, urgency and emotional integrity."

Version 4

Next to Normal (2010-11-US Tour)

Type de série: US Tour
Théâtre: US Tour ( - Etats-Unis)
Durée : 8 mois 1 semaine
Nombre :
Première Preview : Inconnu
Première : mardi 23 novembre 2010
Dernière : samedi 30 juillet 2011
Mise en scène : Michael Greif
Chorégraphie : Sergio Trujillo
Producteur :
Commentaires longs: Ahmanson Theatre [Los Angeles, CA] 11/23/2010 - 1/2/2011 = Ellie Caulkins Opera House [Denver, CO] 1/4/2011 - 1/16/2011 = Balboa Theatre [San Diego, CA] 1/18/2011 - 1/23/2011 = Curran Theatre [San Francisco, CA] 1/25/2011 - 2/20/2011 = ?? 2/22/2011 - 3/13/2011 = Civic Center of Greater Des Moines [Des Moines, IA] 3/15/2011 - 3/20/2011 = Providence Performing Arts Center [Providence, RI] 3/22/2011 - 3/27/2011 = Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts [Hartford, CT] 3/29/2011 - 4/3/2011 = Benedum Center for the Performing Arts [Pittsburgh, PA] 4/5/2011 - 4/10/2011 = Fox Theatre [St. Louis, MO] 4/12/2011 - 4/24/2011 = Bank of America Theatre [Chicago, IL] 4/26/2011 - 5/8/2011 = Ordway Center for the Performing Arts [mainstage] [St. Paul, MN] 5/10/2011 - 5/22/2011 = Palace Theatre at PlayhouseSquare [Cleveland, OH] 6/7/2011 - 6/19/2011 = Academy of Music [Philadelphia, PA]
6/21/2011 - 6/26/2011 = Eisenhower Theatre [Kennedy Center] [Washington, DC] 6/28/2011 - 7/10/2011 = Knight Theater [Charlotte, NC] 7/12/2011 - 7/17/2011 = Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts [Toronto, Ontario, Canada] 7/19/2011 - 7/30/2011

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