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La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
14900 La Mirada Boulevard La Mirada, CA 90638
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20 reviews
9 stars
Not a lot of options in the immediate area.
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37 reviews
5 stars
This show runs straight through with no intermission. It's over with a smidgen before 3:45 with a 2 pm matinee or 9:45 pm for an 8 pm show.
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"Next to Normal"
169 ratings
4.6 average rating
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194 reviews
145 stars
attended Jun 13 2013

Very well cast - everyone was very convincing in the part they played. The acting & singing were superb, & the few musicians on the stage added depth to the story line. It is a depressing & very long musical, however, so don't go to this...continued

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172 reviews
63 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

Excellent production on a difficult subject. The music, singing, and acting was great!

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175 events
139 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 02 2013

Admittedly rather heavy and gritty subject matter, this production deserves 5 stars for its flawless acting, singing, acoustics and staging. Less entertaining than educational, thought-provoking and ultimately rewarding -- love it or hate it, you...continued

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“Critic’s choice … It’s the show’s crack ensemble, spearheaded by the gutsy [Bets] Malone, that makes this production so memorable.” -Los Angeles Times
“Wow! As thrilling and profoundly moving as musicals get, Next To Normal makes for a production no musical-theater lover will want to miss …” -StageSceneLA