Winning three Tony awards back in 2009, “Next to Normal” is a groundbreaking and emotional powerhouse musical that addresses contemporary issues such as trauma, loss, and the stigma of mental illness.
Actress Karen Byers and actor Cash Martinez describe the musical’s complex characters and their internal struggles. Despite the play’s lack of dialogue, both Byers and Martinez explain that the performances’ music is what connects audience members to a very complicated subject.
“Next to Normal” runs August 16 through September 1, 2019, at the Desert Rose Playhouse. For ticket information, click here.