Next to Normal

News from Uppsala City Theater about covid-19:

2020-04-06 Uppsala City Theater is closed to audiences during the spring season
This means that no shows or public programs will be given during April and May. The box office is still closed but customer service has extended opening hours via telephone and e-mail.

If you have a ticket to an event during April or May, your tickets will be canceled or moved. We will contact anyone affected by calcelled performances with more information on what applies to your particular tickets.

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Award winning musical starring Helen Sjöholm

Grand stage, Uppsala City Theater.

»Diana, Goodman. Bipolar depressive with delusions. Medicated for sixteen years. Follow-up after one week.«

The Goodman family tries to parry when Mom Diana commutes between boundless despair, low-key sadness and moments of happiness. Her escape from reality is compensated by desperate attempts at family happiness. The condition is getting worse, and the family is increasingly dysfunctional and co-dependent.

In Next to Normal we followed the family’s struggle with the mother’s mental illness, a strong and touching story with music that hits the heart.

The acclaimed Broadway musical premiered in New York in 2008 and was awarded three Tony Awards as well as the prestigious Pulitzer Prize.

By: Brian Yorkey
Music: Tom Kitt
Translation: Calle Norlén
Directed by: Ronny Danielsson
Scenography & Costume: Julia Przedmojska
Musical Director: Joakim Hallin
Choreography: Roger Lybeck
Light: Jonas Nyström
Mask: Agnes Krasse

Starring: Helen Sjöholm (mother), Daniel Engman (physician), James Lund (boyfriend),
Rolf Lydahl (father), Stina Nordberg (daughter), Martin Redhe Nord (son) and Orchestra.

Tickets until May 6, 2020, are available on Uppsala City Theater’s website.
Price: 140-460 Skr

Watch press photos from the musical

Next to Normal in media

Photo & © Uppsala City Theater, Markus Gårder

Photo & © Uppsala City Theater, Markus Gårder

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