As soon as Next to Normal hit Broadway stages, it started gaining rave reviews from critics. In fact, this rock musical
was unlike anything else on stage, which is why it quickly drew the masses. Once it conquered audiences in New York, Next
to Normal was ready for the rest of the world. Don't miss it when this one-of-a-kind
theater show is stage in Pittsburgh.
Next to Normal features an
inside look into a family that may seem to have it all together from the outside. Inside, though, the suburban family is dealing
with the erratic behavior of a wife and mother in the throes of bipolar disorder. While the rest of the family tries to cope,
the mother contemplates life without the ability to feel. This story has gained quite the following among theater fans over
Because of the way it handles tough yet touching themes, it is no wonder that Next to Normal caught the attention of many
awards. It won the coveted Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2010. It also garnered multiple wins at the 2009 Tony Awards, among
many others. When this show is staged in Pittsburgh, it is a chance to find out what all the buzz is about.