Category: Next to Normal

Review: Next to Normal by TheaterJones

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Normal Who? Casa Mañana’s production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal is beautifully moving.     by Jan Farrington published November 7, 2018 on TheaterJones.com   DIANA: Why stay? Why stay? So steadfast and stolid And stoic and solid For day after every day Why stay? Why stay? Why not simply give in… Read more »

Review: Next to Normal by OnStage Blog

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by Shawn Stalter published November 7, 2018 on onstageblog.com Casa Mañana’s exceptional performance of the emotionally evocative 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Next to Normal, plunges headlong into the turbulent waters of a modern suburban family battling the painful, life-altering effects of mental illness. Through an intimate, roller coaster exploration of the twists, turns, peaks and steep… Read more »

Meet Next to Normal’s “Henry” and the “Doctors “

Meet Next to Normal’s “Henry” and the “Doctors “ image

Darnell Abraham‘s (Doctor Madden/Doctor Fine) credits include include: The Color Purple Revival (National Tour & Paper Mill Playhouse), I Dream (Grand Rapids Opera), Ragtime (Ogunquit Playhouse & Barrington Stage Co.), and Side Show (Media Theatre). This is Jakeim Hart‘s (Henry) regional theatre debut! His credits include TV: Blue Bloods (CBS); The Affair (Showtime). Theater: The… Read more »

Meet Next to Normal’s “Gabe”: Luke Steinhauer

Meet Next to Normal’s “Gabe”: Luke Steinhauer image

Luke Steinhauer is thrilled to be making his Casa Mañana debut! Selected regional theatre credits include: The Muny (The Music Man), Theatre Aspen (You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown), Music Theatre Wichita, Pittsburgh CLO (Singin’ in the Rain), Theatre by the Sea (Joseph), Unquowa Rep. (Big River), and Pittsburgh Public (Equus). Luke is a graduate of… Read more »

Meet the Parents of Next to Normal

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Charlie Pollock‘s (Dan) credits include Broadway/NYC: Violet, Urinetown, the Musical!, 9 to 5, the Musical, The Wild Party, Really Rosie, Love’s Labour’s Lost, David Bowie’s Lazarus, Tick, Tick, Boom!, I Love You, You’re Perfect…; Elsewhere: Elmer Gantry, Next to Normal, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Full Monty, Carnival; TV: Jesus Christ Superstar Live!, The Good Wife (recurring), The… Read more »

Meet Next to Normal’s “Natalie”, English Bernhardt

Meet Next to Normal’s “Natalie”, English Bernhardt image

English Bernhardt‘s credits include the 1st National Tour: If/Then;  Regional: Next to Normal (Natalie), Les Miserables (Eponine), Evita (Mistress), Hairspray, Legally Blonde, The Little Mermaid, Cinderella.     Casa: What excites you the most about heading down to Cowtown? EB: I can’t wait for Cowtown!! I am originally from North Carolina so I have high expectations in… Read more »

Director Series: Eric Woodall talks about Next to Normal