Return of Hit Award-Winning Musical Next to Normal
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The last date listed for Next to Normal was Tuesday June 26, 2012 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati:
- Full Price:
- $40.00 - $44.00
- Our Price:
- $20.00 - $22.00
Winner of London's Olivier Award for Best New Play, this gripping and poetic drama envisions the events that might have taken place the evening before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. The fictional reimagining begins on April 3, 1968, as King finishes delivering his impassioned "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech. Exhausted, he retires to room 306 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, where he encounters a spirited young maid with whom he forges an unexpected relationship. During a conversation that ranges from the personal to the political, King finds himself confronting his own destiny and the fate of the very nation he's devoted his life to. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
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Excellent production with a (mostly) strong cast. Only bummer--hopefully not ongoing--was sound mix: actor's mics were so low during 2nd act (two actually seemed to be turned off) that I missed most of the dialogue and lyrics. Very frustrating!
Quotes & Highlights
- Hear <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nexttonormal.com/media">songs </a>from the Broadway production of <em>Next to Normal </em>on the show's official website.
- <em>Next to Normal</em> was chosen as “one of the year’s ten best” by <em>The New York Times</em>, <em>The Washington Post</em>, <em>The Los Angeles Times</em>, <em>Time Out New York</em>, <em>New York Daily News</em>, <em>The Bergen Record</em> and NY1.
- "With strong performances, solid direction, and excellent design, this musical is a must-see for Cincinnati audiences...The sleek, modern, and cool design concept is much more visually stunning than the original Broadway production." --talkinbroadway.com (Cincinnati)
- "A strong regional premiere...nicely staged." --<em>Cincinnati Enquirer </em>
The production contains strong language and adult themes and may not be suitable for all audiences.
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