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15/04/2009 "Next to Normal" opens on Broadway at the Booth Theatre

Next to Normal is an American rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. The story centers on a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that managing her illness has on her family. The musical opened on Broadway at the Booth Theatre in 2009.


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