"a feel everything musical" - the new york times
Tisch New Theatre is back this semester with the hit musical, Next to Normal!
Next to Normal explores the story of suburban mother Diana, who struggles to cope with her worsening mental health affecting her whole family. After she is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she searches for a healthy family life with her depressed husband, perfect son, and teenage daughter who just wants to be seen.
The show addresses mental health issues such as bipolar disorder, depression, suicide, grief, and drug abuse. Next to Normal shines a light on the effects and treatments of mental illness. It gives a musical and artistic voice to those whose stories have not yet been represented on a stage.
October 23 - November 4