'Next to Normal' Opens Thursday

Queen City Theatre Company will begin performances of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical Next to Normal Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Duke Energy Theater, 345 North College St.

The play focuses on a woman who is struggling through treatments for bi-polar disorder and her family who must must adapt to deal with her illness. The musical has been heralded for its use of rock music to underscore the dramatic storyline.

The Queen City Theatre Company production will feature several well known local actors including Alyson Lowe, Billy Ensley, Abby Corrigan, Grant Zavitkovsky, Matt Carlson and Joe McCourt. It is directed by the company's Artistic Director Glenn T. Griffin, choreographed by Tod Kubo with musical direction from Ryan Stamey.

The performances will run through Feb. 9. Tickets are $25-$28. For more information about the production visit queencitytheatre.com/

Categories: Arts + Culture, Revue