Next to Normal

Next to Normal Review

"A brave and breathtaking musical."--The New York Times...

Title:Next to Normal
Edition Language:English

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    Next to Normal Reviews

  • The Shayne-Train

    Yet another instance of: "Hey, I'm-a be in this musical. I better read this musical."Not my normal fare, as I prefer musical theatre that has singing zombies or cross-dressing murderous cooks, but I d...

  • Banny Carstairs

    I have no idea how to rate this, all I can think about is the "I am the one" reprise and the feeling it gave me. Also because this is the first time I read a musical's book or libretto (please tell me...

  • Julien-Pierre Campbell

    Prepare for a long review, folks. This play is utterly...staggering. Mind-boggling. AMAZING. It's honestly quite hard for me to put into words, but I'll try. The characters in this are so complex it's...

  • Sean

    "next to normal" by Brian Yorkey (Music by Tom Kitt) is one of the most emotionally vivid pieces of theater I've read. The winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, "next to normal" is a work of ho...

  • Karen

    This is my favorite musical so I really can't give it any less than 5 stars. It's so, so, so good and so important to me. I've seen it on tour, watched several bootlegs (shhhhh), and I listen to the c...

  • Alissa H.

    “Hi, Dad.” *cries forever*...

  • Emily Ross

    I love this musical. The book does it justice, capturing the raw emotion that many script books fail to gather. This musical is spectacular in its ability to both propel the plot and give the main cha...

  • Emma

    If there was an option to give more than five stars, this is the one thing that would need it. I am a lover of all mediums of storytelling: film, television, books, musicals, plays, etc., and it is no...

  • Julia Curtis

    Sometimes there are scripts that don't do very well just reading because... well seeing it is better. I find that "Next to Normal" is one of those wonderful exceptions. It's heart-wrenching, funny, th...

  • LiMaB

    Read this one yesterday for a term paper I am writing about mental illness. I love musicals and I was watching the show at the same time on YouTube. This play had everything. Laughter, tears and made ...