PHOTO CALL: A First Look at the Next to Normal National Tour with Alice Ripley, Emma Hunton and More

By Krissie Fullerton
29 Nov 2010

Next to Normal — the 2009 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical — launched its first national tour, starring Tony-winning original cast member Alice Ripley and Spring Awakening's Emma Hunton, at the Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

Tony-winning director Michael Greif repeats his staging for the tour, which, in addition to Ripley and Hunton, features Asa Somers (Grey Gardens, Taboo) as Dan, Curt Hansen (Hairspray) as Gabe, Preston K. Sadleir (Me, Myself & I) as Henry and Jeremy Kushnier (Footloose, Rent) as Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine.

Here's a look at the tour:

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Alice Ripley and Curt Hansen
Photo by Craig Schwartz

 

The current tour itinerary for Next to Normal follows:

Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 23-Jan. 2, 2011, at the Ahmanson Theatre)
Denver, CO (Jan. 4-16, 2011, at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House)
San Diego, CA (Jan. 18-23, 2011, at the Balboa Theatre)
San Francisco, CA (Jan. 25-Feb. 20, 2011, at the Curran Theatre)
Seattle, WA (Fed. 22-March 13, 2011, at the 5th Avenue Theatre)
Des Moines, IA (March 15-20, 2011, at the Civic Center)
Providence, RI (March 22-27, 2011, at the PPAC)
Hartford, CT (March 29-April 3, 2011, at the Busnhell)
Pittsburgh, PA (April 5-10, 2011, at the Benedum Center)
St. Louis, MO (April 12-24, 2011, at the Fox Theatre)
Chicago, IL (April 26-May 8, 2011, at the La Salle Bank Theatre)
St. Paul, MN (May 10-22, 2011, at the Ordway)
Cleveland, OH (June 7-19, 2011, at the Palace Theatre)
Philadelphia, PA (June 21-26, 2011, at the Academy of Music)
Washington, DC (June 28-July 10, 2011, at the Eisenhower Theatre)
Charlotte, NC (July 12-17, 2011, at the Knight Theater)
Toronto, ON (July 19-31, 2011, at the Four Seasons Centre)

For more information, please visit NextToNormal.com