One of eight musicals to win the Pulitzer Prize will be staged by the Clinton Area Showboat Theatre for its summer season finale.
“Next to Normal” opens today and continues through Aug. 16, at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays. Tickets are $23 for adults, $20 for seniors and $16 for students and children, available by calling 563-242-6760 or online at ClintonShowboat.org.
The winner of three Tony Awards, “Next to Normal” is the story of a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects it has on her family. The musical contains adult themes and language.
Pasadena, Calif., actress Daniella Dalli plays the mother, Diana, and Aaron Brakefield of Greenville, S.C., plays her husband. Baldwin Wallace College theater students Livvy Marcus and Jonathan Young play their children.