Playmakers, Inc. community theater presents Next to Normal, winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. This musical explores the difficult subject of mental illness and its testing of family relationships. A graceful handling of a dark and complex subject, it is considered to be one of he best musicals of the 21st century.
Directed by Justin Lapeyrouse with Connor Loar as Assistant Director, Tiffany Christy as Music Director and Kelly Harris, Stage Manager.
The cast includes Lisa Keiffer as Diana, Shannon Williams as Dan, Julia Ernst as Natalie, Alan Talbot as Gabe, Jacob Johnson as Henry and Christi Simoneaux as the Doctor.
The lauded musical is onstage January 18 to February 3, 2019 with performances at 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 2pm Sundays. Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for students. Playmakers now has reserved seating! Pick your seats and buy tickets at www.playmakersinc.com.
Located approximately 4 miles north of Covington at 19106 Playmakers Rd., off Hwy. 437/ N. Lee Rd. At Playmakers Rd., turn left and follow through the San Souci Forest to the end of the road. You will be directed where to park.
Playmakers, Inc. is a 501(C)3 organization founded in 1955. It is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and as administered by St. Tammany Parish. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.