Next to Normal Opens May 31 at La Mirada Theatre

By Carey Purcell
May 31, 2013

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts/McCoy Rigby Entertainment presents Next to Normal beginning May 31; the production marks the musical's Southern California regional theatre debut.



Performances of the critically acclaimed musical will continue through June 23.

Directed by Nick DeGruccio, the cast of Next to Normal includes Bets Malone as Diana, Robert Townsend as Dan, Tessa Grady as Natalie, Alex Mendoza as Henry, Keith Bearden as Dr. Madden and Eddie Egan as Gabe.

The Tony Award and Pulitzer-Prize winning musical by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey is described in press notes as "an emotional powerhouse of a musical about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other."

The production features scenic design by John Ezell, lighting design by Steven Young, sound design by Josh Bessom and costume design by Kish Finnegan. The props coordinator is Terry Hanrahan.

Tickets can be purchased by calling (562) 944-9801 or (714) 994-6310 or visiting lamiradatheatre.com