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%
(476 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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Member Reviews (476)

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952 Reviews | 387 Followers
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.

539 Reviews | 1877 Followers
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.

605 Reviews | 226 Followers
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.

482 Reviews | 717 Followers
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.

481 Reviews | 315 Followers
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!

501 Reviews | 103 Followers
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

399 Reviews | 202 Followers
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.

347 Reviews | 100 Followers
95
Ambitious, Great acting, Masterful, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if you aren’t afraid to examine challenging issues of mental illness / you want a strong female lead / you are comfortable with complexity

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable dealing with mental health issues / you dislike a rock-infused score

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