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La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
14900 La Mirada Boulevard La Mirada, CA 90638
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"Next to Normal"
170 ratings
4.5 average rating
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194 reviews
146 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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173 reviews
71 stars
attended Jun 15 2013

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

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142 reviews
2 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

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