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Michael Greif directs this moving new musical by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey.

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Producer David Stone Looks Back on the Extraordinary Journey of Next to Normal

Producer David Stone Looks Back on the Extraordinary Journey of Next to Normal

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David Stone is best known as one of the lead producers of Broadway’s biggest hit show, Wicked, but he has spent the past five and a half years nurturing a musical that absolutely nobody considered to be a sure thing: Next to Normal. Stone, whose theater credits also include The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The ...

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Guys Like Next to Normal Star Kyle Dean Massey Just Wanna Have Fun in 2011

Guys Like Next to Normal Star Kyle Dean Massey Just Wanna Have Fun in 2011

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2011. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

KYLE DEAN MASSEY (Gabe in Next to ...

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It's Tidy-Up Time for Next to Normal's Jason Danieley

It's Tidy-Up Time for Next to Normal's Jason Danieley

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2011. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

JASON DANIELEY (Dan Goodman in Next to ...

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Marin Mazzie of Next to Normal Vows to Find the Funny in the New Year

Marin Mazzie of Next to Normal Vows to Find the Funny in the New Year

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year and to reveal their hopes for 2011. Check out what they had to say, and have a Happy New Year!

MARIN MAZZIE (Diana Goodman in Next to ...

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Next to Normal Authors Kitt & Yorkey Sell Movie Musical Pitch for Robert Downey Jr.

Next to Normal Authors Kitt & Yorkey Sell Movie Musical Pitch for Robert Downey Jr.

Next to Normal authors Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey are on Team Downey! The Next to Normal Tony winners have just sold a pitch to Warner Bros. for an original film musical starring Robert Downey Jr. that the Hollywood star would produce under his own Team Downey production company.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the plot centers are around two ...

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Which Hollywood Heavyweight Is Itching to Make Next to Normal into a Movie?

Which Hollywood Heavyweight Is Itching to Make Next to Normal into a Movie?

Will Next to Normal be made into a movie? One hotshot Hollywood director is dying to take on the project: Rob Reiner is telling anyone who will listen about his desire to turn the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, which just opened at L.A.'s Ahmanson Theatre, into a feature film.

“I'd love to do Next to Normal,” Reiner, who ...

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Next to Normal Confirms Broadway Closing Date

Next to Normal Confirms Broadway Closing Date

The Broadway production of Next to Normal has set a closing date. The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will play its final Broadway performance on January 16, 2011. At the time of its closing, the musical, directed by Michael Greif, will have played 21 previews and 733 performances at the Booth Theatre.

With music by Tom Kitt and book and lyrics by ...

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Next to Normal Star Jason Danieley Joins Wife Marin Mazzie on the Wall at Sardi's

Next to Normal Star Jason Danieley Joins Wife Marin Mazzie on the Wall at Sardi's
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Next to Normal star Jason Danieley received one of the theater community’s most coveted honors on November 5: his very own caricature at Sardi’s. Why, you may wonder, wasn’t the ceremony a double one, to include Danieley’s wife and Broadway co-star Marin Mazzie? The talented Mrs. D is already on the wall, that’s why, having earned her portrait back in ...

Asa Somers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton & More Join Alice Ripley on Next to Normal Tour

Asa Somers, Curt Hansen, Emma Hunton & More Join Alice Ripley on Next to Normal Tour

Casting is complete for the forthcoming national tour of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal, which will star Tony Award winner Alice Ripley as Diana Goodman. Joining Ripley on the road will be Asa Somers as Dan, Curt Hansen as Gabe, Emma Hunton as Natalie, Jeremy Kushnier as Dr. Madden and Dr. Fine and Preston K. Sadleir as Henry ...

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Hey Y'all! It's Next to Normal's Kyle Dean Massey With a Powerful Message

Hey Y'all! It's Next to Normal's Kyle Dean Massey With a Powerful Message

Next to Normal's Kyle Dean Massey is no stranger to greeting fans online after being a Broadway.com video blogger. Now the talented actor has whipped out his camera again, this time to contribute to the popular "It Gets Better" viral series. Massey is among the latest theater stars including Idina Menzel and the Chicago cast to speak about ...

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Louis Hobson Headed to Joe's Pub, with Next to Normal Guest Stars on Tap

Louis Hobson Headed to Joe's Pub, with Next to Normal Guest Stars on Tap

Louis Hobson, who rocks out as Drs. Madden and Fine in the hit musical Next to Normal, has booked a concert date at Joe’s Pub on November 10, his Broadway night off. The actor will perform songs by his favorite artists, joined by special guest performers Alice Ripley (N2N's original star), Jason Danieley (Dan), Meghann Fahy (Natalie) and Adam ...

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New Next to Normal Video Preview! How the Cast Keeps the Show Fresh

New Next to Normal Video Preview! How the Cast Keeps the Show Fresh

A repeat visit to the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal makes one thing clear: The show is as riveting as ever. Broadway.com recently shot video footage of the current (very talented) cast, then headed backstage at the Booth Theatre to chat with the six actors who bring this moving story to life eight times a week: Marin Mazzie ...

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Next to Normal Fans Get Top Billing in Kyle Dean Massey's Dressing Room

Next to Normal Fans Get Top Billing in Kyle Dean Massey's Dressing Room

It’s always a pleasure to check in with Kyle Dean Massey, former Broadway.com video blogger and charming star of the hit Broadway musical Next to Normal. Massey’s cozy dressing room at the Booth Theatre is literally covered with photos, letters and other reminders of friends, family members and fans—and the Broadway.com Audience Award winner gave us a peek ...

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Next to Normal's Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley Dish on Married Life Onstage and Off

Next to Normal's Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley Dish on Married Life Onstage and Off

They’re fabulous on their own, and twice as nice together: We’re speaking, of course, about Next to Normal co-stars Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley. The real-life spouses and powerhouse performers have settled in at the Booth Theatre as Diana and Dan Goodman—and they recently made time to answer your questions in a joint Ask a Star feature straight from the ...

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Pre-Glee Lea Michele Was 'Darling, Determined and Driven' Remembers Ragtime Co-Star Marin Mazzie

Pre-Glee Lea Michele Was 'Darling, Determined and Driven' Remembers Ragtime Co-Star Marin Mazzie

Next to Normal star Marin Mazzie remembers Glee headliner Lea Michele as “darling, determined and driven” during the 1998 Broadway run of Ragtime, when Michele was 11 years old. Mazzie, a Tony nominee for creating the role of Mother in the beloved musical, was asked to share memories of Michele and Ragtime during her joint Broadway.com Ask a Star ...

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Next to Normal Stars & Composer Tom Kitt Perform for Fans at Times Center Event

Next to Normal Stars & Composer Tom Kitt Perform for Fans at Times Center Event
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One of the best ways for fans to interact with their favorite Broadway stars is at an event sponsored by The New York Times. On August 16, Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek moderated a “Summer Nights on Broadway” discussion at the Times Center with the stars and composer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal. Held before the show’s ...

Meghann Fahy Savors Stepping Up from Understudy to Star in Next to Normal

Meghann Fahy Savors Stepping Up from Understudy to Star in Next to Normal

Age: 20

Hometown: Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Currently: Settling in to her full-time gig as Natalie, the talented, troubled daughter in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal.

Not in Kansas Anymore: Fahy comes from a family of singers, but her only acting experience before nabbing an understudy gig in the pre-Broadway run of Next to Normal was playing Dorothy in her ...

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In Your Eyes, Next Musical from Next to Normal's Kitt and Yorkey, to Get Showcase

In Your Eyes, Next Musical from Next to Normal's Kitt and Yorkey, to Get Showcase

In Your Eyes, a musical from Next to Normal's Tony-winning collaborators Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, will have a private showcase production at the Village Theatre's Festival of New Musicals in Issaquah, Washington, which runs August 12-15. The show is one of six musicals getting a developmental presentation at the theater, where Yorkey previously served as associate artistic director ...

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Double Your Fun! Send a Question to Next to Normal's Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley

Double Your Fun! Send a Question to Next to Normal's Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley

They’re burning up Broadway this summer in Next to Normal, and now star couple Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley are ready to answer your questions on Broadway.com. Together (or separately), they’ll talk about their brilliant theatrical and concert careers and share what it’s like to play husband and wife in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical. From The Full Monty and ...

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Mazzie, Danieley and the Entire Next to Normal Cast Get the Squigs Treatment

Mazzie, Danieley and the Entire Next to Normal Cast Get the Squigs Treatment

More than a year after opening, Next to Normal is going strong at the Booth Theatre, with starry real-life couple Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley sharing a Broadway stage for the first time as Diana and Dan Goodman. Our resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson decided to include the show’s entire six-person ensemble—Mazzie, Danieley, Kyle Dean Massey, Meghann Fahy, Adam Chanler-Berat ...

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First Look at Next to Normal's New Family, Headed by Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley

First Look at Next to Normal's New Family, Headed by Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal is all about family, and there’s an exciting new foursome starring as the Goodman clan at Broadway’s Booth Theatre: Real-life spouses Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley headline as Diana and Dan, with continuing cast member Kyle Dean Massey as Gabe and newly promoted ingenue Meghann Fahy as Natalie. Production photographer Joan Marcus captured ...

Marin Mazzie on the Irresistible Pull of Next to Normal

Marin Mazzie on the Irresistible Pull of Next to Normal

In Broadway’s sleepy summer season, the arrival of celebrated stage couple Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley in Next to Normal is big news. Only a star with Mazzie’s moxie (including Tony nominations for Sondheim’s Passion, the original Ragtime and the revival of Kiss Me, Kate) would jump into a role identified so strongly with its acclaimed original star, Tony winner ...

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Real-Life Couple Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley Debut in Next to Normal

Real-Life Couple Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley Debut in Next to Normal
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They’re one of Broadway’s happiest couples in real life, but onstage, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley have entered the less-than-blissful world of Diana and Dan Goodman in the hit Broadway musical Next to Normal. The super-talented spouses gave their first performance in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical on July 19 alongside fellow newcomer Meghann Fahy as daughter Natalie and continuing cast ...

Alice Ripley Plans Daily Practice Solo Concerts

Alice Ripley Plans Daily Practice Solo Concerts

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley will perform solo concerts titled Daily Practice with Alice Ripley on July 31 at 9:30pm and August 28 at 11pm at Backstage Dopo Teatro, a performance space in a theater district Italian restaurant. The concerts will feature what's being billed as an eclectic mix of well known songs and new compositions. (Our favorite part ...

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Squigs Salutes Alice Ripley, Departing Diva of Next to Normal

Squigs Salutes Alice Ripley, Departing Diva of Next to Normal

On July 18, after a 15-month run, Alice Ripley will give her final performance in one of Broadway’s most demanding roles: manic-depressive mom Diana Goodman in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal. Ripley won every accolade imaginable for her searing portrayal of a troubled wife and mother, including the Best Actress Tony Award, and she has more than earned ...

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