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Broadway Center Stage: Next to Normal

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - Monday, February 3, 2020


Tony Award® winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan Hansen, Pippin) and Tony Award® nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert) join original Broadway director Michael Greif for Broadway Center Stage: Next to Normal.


$69.00 - $215.00

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Just announced! The original Broadway director of Next to NormalMichael Greif helms a star studded cast featuring Tony Award® winner Rachel Bay Jones (Dear Evan HansenPippin) and Tony Award® nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live in ConcertShuffle Along) in the latest installment of our hit series Broadway Center Stage. The cast includes Maia Reficco (Encores! Evita, Nickelodeon Latin America’s Kally Mashup) as Natalie, Khamary Rose (BET’s The Bobby Brown Story) as Gabe, Ben Levi Ross (Dear Evan Hansen) as Henry, and Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen, Broadway Center Stage: Footloose) as Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards®—including Best Original Score—and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Next to Normal takes an unflinching look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of mental illness. 

Music by Tom Kitt.
Book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Directed by Michael Greif
Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo
Musical direction by Charlie Alterman
Scenic design by Mark Wendland and adapted for the Kennedy Center by Paul Tate dePoo III
Costume design by Jeff Mahshie
Lighting design by Cory Pattak
Sound design by Kai Harada 

Broadway Center Stage
Come celebrate more of your favorite musicals with the return of our hit series, presented exclusively in our nation’s capital! In a semi-staged concert format and featuring starry casts direct from Broadway, these “extremely high caliber” (The Washington Post) productions put great musicals Center Stage. Artists and creative teams to be announced at a later date.

Please note:
Broadway Center Stage performances are presented as semi-staged concerts. The actors may carry scripts in hands for various scenes of their performance. 

Featured Artists

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Watch and Listen

Rachel Bay Jones Previews "I Miss the Mountains" and More From Next To Normal


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