July 26, 2023-September 3, 2023
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Nothing has to be perfect, just Next to Normal.

Nominated for 11 Tony Awards and Winner for Best Musical Score! Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama!

With honesty, compassion, and musical brilliance, Next to Normal provokes thought and addresses important themes while offering a powerful message of empathy, understanding, and the power of human resilience.  Next to Normal is a compelling and emotional rock musical that delves into the complexities of family dynamics, mental illness, and the quest for normalcy. Nothing has to be perfect, just Next to Normal.

Music by TOM KITT
Book and Lyrics by BRIAN YORKEY
Original Broadway Production Produced by David Stone, James L. Nederlander,
Barbara Whitman, Patrick Catullo and Second Stage Theatre.

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Meet the Team


Donna Louden *


Previously in Next to Normal.

Barry DeBois *


previously in Kinky Boots and Once

Devin DeSantis *

Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine, u/s Dan

previously in Into the Woods, Kinky Boots, The Little Mermaid, Hairspray, Les Misérables and The Who’s Tommy

Jake Ziman


previously in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Fiddler on the Roof

Angel Alzeidan *


making Paramount Theatre debut

Jake DiMaggio Lopez


previously in The Sound of Music

Michelle Tibble

u/s Diana

making Paramount Theatre debut

Andrew Sickel

u/s Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine

previously in School of Rock

Simon Keiser

u/s Gabe, u/s Henry

making Paramount Theatre debut

Emily Ling Mei

u/s Natalie

making Paramount Theatre debut

Artistic Team

Jim Corti


Paramount Theatre’s Artistic Director and 8-time Jeff Award winner

Lexie Bailey


previously in Little Shop of Horrors, The Sound of Music, and Rock of Ages

Kory Danielson

Music Director

Celia Villacres


Michelle Lilly

Scenic Designer

Yvonne L. Miranda

Costume Designer

Cat Wilson

Lighting Designer

Eric Backus

Sound Designer

Ethan Deppe

Electronic Music Designer

Max Fabian

Intimacy Director

Carla R. DeFlorio

Content Consultant

Madeline M. Scott *

Stage Manager

Rebecca J. Lister

Assistant Stage Manager

Creg Sclavi

Associate Director

Cameron Tragesser

Associate Conductor

* indicates member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA)
† indicates member of United Scenic Artists (USA)
‡ indicates member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC)

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