Next to Normal (Broadway)
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Next to Normal (Broadway)
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Next to Normal (Broadway) NYC Reviews and Tickets

93%
(475 Reviews)
Positive
99%
Mixed
1%
Negative
0%
Members say
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Thought-provoking, Edgy

About the Show

‘Next To Normal’, a musical about a family dealing with mental illness premiered in 2008, winning a 2009 Tony for Best Score, and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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96
Absorbing, Intelligent, Intense, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You appreciate a solid drama that's real and current and touches the heart hard.

Don't see it if You have no empathy for people suffering from mental illness.

100
Clever, Must see, Masterful, Original, Profound

See it if you want to be wow'ed

Don't see it if you are looking for happy.

80
Great staging, Profound, Disappointing, Overrated, Resonant

See it if you like good acting and a story with meaning.

Don't see it if you're considering it only because someone told you that if you like Rent you'd like Next to Normal.

94
Absorbing, Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Great writing

See it if You want to see an important, new American musical.

Don't see it if You are looking for more fluffy fare -- this is dark.

71
Very loud, Intense, Interesting, unique staging, Great singing, Intelligent

See it if interesting. I'm glad I saw it but I did not enjoy it particularly.

Don't see it if you want a light musical, this is intense!

32
Overrated

See it if You want to see a depressing musical that deals with tragedy.

Don't see it if You like your musical theater to be fun and happy Read more

98
Clever, Entertaining, Great acting, Great staging, Must see

See it if Terrific performances, terrific show.

Don't see it if Musicals about mental illness offend you.

92
Ambitious, Edgy, Great acting, Intelligent, Profound

See it if you like a truly original show; willing to be taken on a journey that may be challenging at times

Don't see it if you want a light hearted experience

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