To start off our exciting 2014 Season, Creative Arts Theater is proud to present the Tony Award and Pulitzer-Prize winning rock musical NEXT TO NORMAL, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, February 7th, 8th, 9th & 14th, 15th, 16th 2014!
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.
Directed by Robert K. Blomker II
Cherie Glisson as Diana Goodman
Shane Churchill as Dan Goodman
Keith Glisson as Gabriel “Gabe” Goodman
Ammiel Hamrick as Natalie Goodman
John Paul Vargas as Henry
Patrick Carlisle Croft as Dr. Fine/Dr. Madden