Venue Details

84 Star Starred
Alder Stage
Located at Artists Repertory Theatre 1516 SW Alder St. Portland, OR 97205
503-241-1278
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Try and get there a little before 7:00 so you can get a place to park on the street.
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Mardale Cooley Burns
Parked in nearby lot, reasonable
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Kathy R
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10 stars
attended May 02 2012

This high paced, energetic, poignant look at mental illness is stirring, emotionally stimulating and profound. The cast ALL had superb voices and Susannah Mars was so outstanding as Diana. The band was terrific but at times too loud for hearing...continued

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10 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 29 2012

OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION!!! Not a weak cast member in the bunch and Susannah Mars is AMAZING! A musical, but not like most musicals many of us are familiar with. The music score is modern, the lyrics meaninigful. The band is so talented, too. ...continued

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Website

http://www.artistsrep.org/onstage/2011--2012-season/next-to-normal....

Description

Cast

Diana: Susannah Mars

Dan: William Wadhams

Gabe: John Debkowski

Natalie: Meghan McCandless

Henry: Todd Tschida

The Doctors: Jared Q. Miller

Musicians 

Conductor/Keyboard: Eric Little

Bass: Sean Vinson

Percussion: Ben Wasson 

Guitar: Eric Toner

Cello: Dale Tolliver

Production

Set Designer: Jeff Seats

Music Director: Eric Little

Lighting Designer: Jeff Forbes

Sound Designer: Rodolfo Ortega

Costume Designer: Nancy Hills

Props Designer: Kate Mura

Music Supervisor: Rick Lewis

Stage Manager: Carol Ann Wohlmut

Production Assistant: Echo Brooks

About the Ticket Supplier: Artists Repertory Theatre

Artists Repertory Theatre challenges artists and audiences with plays of depth and vibrancy staged in an intimate environment. We offer unexpected experiences that expand hearts and minds. Artists Rep feeds our community’s artistic soul with premieres, re-imagined classics, new play development, and educational outreach.

We thrive on the passion, vitality, and creativity of our community and reflect that in our work on and off the stage. As an active member of our city’s burgeoning arts scene and a nationally-respected professional theater company, we are proud to bring Portland the newest and most exhilarating plays being written today and simultaneously showcase the talents of local theater artists.

The intimacy and immediacy of our work is enhanced by our on-stage homes — two off-Broadway-sized, sleek, and comfortable theaters. Our theaters are also the artistic home of our four-member Resident Acting Company — actors who will be appearing throughout the season.