next to normal

Presented by Firefly Musical Productions

Coffman Memorial Union Theater

300 Washington Ave SE Minneapolis, MN 55455

140 minutes

With intermission

Past performances

Saturday, November 9 1:00 pm
Sunday, November 10 1:00 pm
Sunday, November 10 7:00 pm
Drama Musical

Firefly Musical Productions is proud to present next to normal!

Next to Normal is a 2008 American rock musical with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. The story centers on a mother who struggles with worsening bipolar disorder and the effects that managing her illness has on her family. The musical addresses grief, depression, suicide, drug abuse, ethics in modern psychiatry, and the underbelly of suburban life.


Director: Emma Lai and Isaac Eggebraaten

Movement Director: Kyra Rahn

Music Director: Raymond Niu

Stage Manager: Kaylee Peck


Cast: Ellen Roubik, Annie Bush, Isaac Eggebraaten, Zach Sanders, Connor Rieck, and Sam Purches

Designers: Hannah Falk, Sofia Nwanokwale, Andrea Johnson, Jacob Voss


Run Time: ~2hrs 20min

Rated PG-13 for language and drug use

Trigger Warnings: depictions of mental illness, suicide, and drug abuse

*Strobe Lights may be used in the production