Greendale Community Theatre presents Next to Normal and announces local charity for production’s “pass the hat”.
Greendale Community Theatre (GCT), located at 6801 Southway, Greendale, presents the musical, Next To Normal, January 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 and welcomes the Roger’s Memorial Hospital Foundation as the production’s local charity to benefit from the production’s pass the hat.
Next to Normal will take place inside Greendale High School’s newly renovated Reiman Family Arts Wing for two weekends in January. Performance dates are scheduled for January 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19, each show starting at 7:30 pm.
Tickets are available online at www.greendaletheatre.org, at the door through GCT’s Box Office which opens at 6:00pm on evenings of performances or by calling the Box Office at (414) 423-2700. Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.
Next to Normal
Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and three Tony Awards including Best Musical Score, Next to Normal is a musical not to be missed. With a thrilling contemporary score, Next To Normal is an intense, emotional musical that aims right for the audience’s heart with its story of a mother struggling with bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness has on her family, coming to terms with its past and bravely facing its future. The New York Times calls Next to Normal "a brave, breathtaking musical" and Rolling Stone claims it "pushes Broadway in new directions."
Artistic Director, Brian Bzdawka, and Musical Director, Tom Reifenberg, have once again assembled a stellar cast and crew to put together this moving production of Next To Normal. Excited to showcase new faces, GCT welcomes local veteran actor, Joe Nolan, to the GCT stage and family and is thrilled to welcome back the following GCT alum to round out their powerhouse cast: Laura McDonald as Diana, Kat Geertsen as Natalie, Patrick Jones as Gabe, Ryan Stajmiger as Henry and Michael Stoddard as Dr. Madden.
Supporting the Community
In an effort to redefine “community” theater in Milwaukee, it has become a GCT tradition to select a charity for “pass the hat” donations after each show. The selected charity for GCT’s winter production is the Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation.
For more information or to order tickets, visit www.greendaletheatre.org or call (414) 423-2700.
Next To Normal contains mature themes and language.
About Greendale Community Theatre
Established in 2003, Greendale Community Theatre (GCT) has grown into one of the most reputable theatres in southeastern Wisconsin. An affiliate of the Greendale Park and Recreation Department, GCT is proud to be at the leading edge of producing contemporary musical theatre and encourages their cast, crew and patrons to be responsible active members of a strong community.
About the Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation
The Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation cultivates awareness of the hospital’s mission and builds long-term relationships for philanthropic support.100% of the funds raised by the Roger’s Memorial Foundation support the patients and programs of Rogers Memorial Hospital, a comprehensive psychiatric hospital nationally recognized for specialty mental health treatment.
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