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Next to Normal

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An emotional powerhouse of a musical with a thrilling rock score, NEXT TO NORMAL takes an honest look at the sometimes harsh realities of life. A typical family to the outside world, the Goodmans secretly struggle in their suburban home as they deal with the unpredictability of their mother’s worsening mental health. As they navigate their changing world, they deal with the pressing contemporary issues of trauma, loss, mental health treatment, and what it means to be “normal.” This raw, exhilarating, and deeply moving musical about the realities of the modern American family asks us to examine how we love and care for ourselves and each other. Music by Tom Kitt. Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey/ NEXT TO NORMAL is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. *This show contains adult content - language and themes. Starts at 7:30 PM except for 2:00 PM Sunday matinees. Admission $19.50 adults; $13.50 students. Midland Center for the Arts - Little Theater; 1801 W. St. Andrews.