Next to Normal's Kitt and Yorkey to Premiere New Song at 92Y Tribeca

News   Next to Normal's Kitt and Yorkey to Premiere New Song at 92Y Tribeca Next to Normal's Twitter Performance has amassed over 560,000 followers since launching May 5.

The Twitter Performance, which unfurled May 5-June 7, told the story of the "Tony-winning musical via Tweets from each of the characters, offering new insights into the storyline as well as a chance to hear sections from the Tony-winning score," according to press notes. The entire story can be viewed by visiting http://www.nexttonormal.com/twitterperformance.pdf.

The Twitter Performance will culminate with a new song written by the Tony-winning Next to Normal songwriters Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, based on suggestions from followers.  Suggestions are currently being submitted via Twitter @N2NBroadway.

The new song will make its world premiere Oct. 28 at an event at the 92nd Street Y Tribeca (200 Hudson Street).

In a statement lyricist/book writer Brian Yorkey said, "The Twitter performance has allowed us to enrich the Next to Normal experience for the fans of our show and, even more exciting, to introduce the show and its story to a new audience which may never have heard of the show otherwise. It's been a real success -- an exciting creative opportunity, and a chance to build a real community and dialogue with fans. Tom and I are really looking forward to the next step of writing this song with their input."

For tickets and more information visit www.92ytribeca.org or call (212) 601-1000. *

Next to Normal plays the Booth Theatre.