Brian Yorkey received the 2009 Tony Award for Best Original Score for his work on Next to Normal and was also nominated for Best Book of a Musical. His other credits include Making Tracks and Time After Time.
Tom Kitt received two 2009 Tony Awards for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations for Next to Normal. He also composed the music for High Fidelity and From Up Here. His string arrangements appear on the new Green Day album 21st Century Breakdown, and he is the leader of the Tom Kitt Band.
the biggest impact this show had on me was how well the songs conveyed the reality of mental illness. Read morePublished 12 days ago by C-
This musical is absolutely brilliant in a rip your heart out, stomp all over it and make you absolutely grateful that a show can make you feel that way via absolute perfection kind... Read morePublished 2 months ago by C. Decker
This play captures the essence of living with the memory of a dead child, and then pain of an emotionally disturbed family member. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bank of Dad
If you love never normal then read the book so that you can learn lines, I love this book 🐶Published 4 months ago by Rach
I'm impressed that they could pull off a decent musical about mental illness. But be forewarned. If you go see this play, don't expect Oklahoma.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
One of my favorite musicals. A fascinating read, as the lyrics are strong enough to be read on their own.Published 8 months ago by beack