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Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013

The meaning of America in a musical

 Nothing in the nature of musical theater demands that it be superficial. Civilization’s first plays, the soul-expanding Greek tragedies, were musicals about nature, society and individual responsibility
Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
 Greendale Community Theatre delves into modern suburban middle-class drama as it presents the contemporary musical Next To Normal. Under the direction of Brian Bzdawka, the cast renders a very believable family dynamic
Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012

Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m

The creative team behind last year's hit Cabaret brings us The Rep's Next to Normal. Employing a high-tech surreal design concept, the pop-rock musical explores the life of a mother struggling with bipolar disorder and her...
Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012

Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 4 and 8 p.m.

The creative team behind last year's hit Cabaret brings us The Rep's Next to Normal. Employing a high-tech surreal design concept, the pop-rock musical explores the life of a mother struggling with bipolar disorder and her...
Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m.

The creative team behind last year's hit Cabaret brings us The Rep's Next to Normal. Employing a high-tech surreal design concept, the pop-rock musical explores the life of a mother struggling with bipolar disorder and her...
12.11.2011 | | Posted at 12:55 AM

Get More Out of a Musical With The Rep

By Russ Bickerstaff
The huge crowds that go to touring Broadway shows at the Marcus Center would have a much better time at Next To Normal. There’s a power and an intimacy here that a touring show can’t touch—certainly not one that comes through a huge venue like that Milwaukee Theatre or the Marcus Center’s Uihlein Hall. I say this having not particularly loved the show myself, but watching this thing, I ...

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