Feb. 26 - March 2: See the Musical "Next to Normal"
Date: February 25 - March 1, 2014
Times: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26-28 and March 1; 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 2
Location: Edith Mortenson Center Theatre
Ticket Info: $15 for adults; $10 for seniors | Free for Students K-12 and Augustana students and faculty with ID | www.augietickets.com
Directed by Augustana's Jayna Fitzsimmons, instructor of Theatre, "Next to Normal" tells the story of Diana Goodman, a mother who struggles with bipolar disorder, and how the illness impacts her family. This Pulitzer Prize-winning musical addresses such issues as grieving a loss, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life. Nominated for 11 Tony awards in 2009, "Next to Normal" boasts provocative lyrics and a thrilling score to illustrate how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their family’s world intact.