Wednesday, May 22

Full cast for Next to Normal’s transfer to the West End

The 2008 musical Next to Normal, which has music by Tom Kitt and book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, had its  UK premiere at the Donmar Warehouse last summer, in a new production by Michael Longhurst. It follows a mother struggling with bipolar disorder.  It will now play at Wyndham’s Theatre for a 14-week run from 18th June to 21st  September 2024 with tickets on sale now

Set to appear in the West End production is  Caissie Levy (Frozen) as Diana Goodman,  Trevor Dion Nicholas (Hamilton, laddin) as Dr Madden/Dr Fine, Jack Ofrecio (From Here to Eternity) as Henry,  Jamie Parker (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) as Dan, Wolfe (Shadow and Bone) as Gabe and  Eleanor Worthington-Cox (The Secret Life of Bees) as Natalie. All of the company also starred in the Donmar run.

Joining them will be Carolyn Maitland (Woman in White) as standby Diana, having previously performed this role during the Donmar Warehouse season, alongside new cast members Ben Heathcote (The Beautiful Game) as standby Dan / Dr Madden / Dr Fine, Lizzy Parker (Heathers: The Musical) as standby Natalie and Jake Reynolds (Grease) as standby Gabe / Henry.

The production features musical supervision by Nigel Lilley, design by Chloe Lamford, movement, choreography and additional direction by Ann Yee, lighting by Lee Curran, sound design by Tony Gayle, video design by Tal Rosner, orchestrations by Michael Starobin and Kitt, vocal Arrangements by Annmarie Milazzo, associate direction by Alessandra Davidson, associate set and costume design by Helen Hebert, casting by Anna Cooper, musical direction by Nick Barstow and production management by Chris Hay.




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