Runaway Stage Production’s “Next to Normal”

18 performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, July 10 through August 16

Pulitzer-Prize winning rock musical NEXT TO NORMAL, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. NEXT TO NORMAL tells the story of a mother, Diane Goodman, who struggles with bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness has on her family. This contemporary musical is an emotional powerhouse that addresses such issues as grieving a loss, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life. With provocative lyrics and a thrilling score, this musical shows how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their family’s world intact. NEXT TO NORMAL is a deeply moving piece of theatre that provides a wonderful opportunity for performers to explore dramatic material and showcase vocal talents with an energetic pop/rock score. Suitable for theatre goers 16 and older.


West Sacramento Community Center- Black Box Theatre

1075 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, CA 95691, United States

Phone: (916) 207-1226


Andrea Thorpe

Phone: (916) 207-1226

[email protected]


$25 Adults
$23 Seniors
$21 Students

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