Michael Berresse Will Direct Heidi Blickenstaff in Weston Playhouse's Next to Normal

By Andrew Gans
May 17, 2013

Heidi Blickenstaff, the Broadway singing actress best known for her work in [title of show], will take on the role of bipolar mom Diana in the Weston Playhouse's upcoming production of Next to Normal.



The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical will play the Vermont venue July 11-27. Additional casting will be announced in the coming weeks.

Michael Berresse, who directed [title of show], will direct here as well.

Next to Normal features music by Tom Kitt and book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey.

"Soaring and diving on a Tony-winning rock score," Next to Normal, according to the Weston Playhouse, "peels back the facade of a suburban family dealing with mental illness and other contemporary American struggles. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this emotional story reveals the risks and rewards of being truly alive."

For ticket information visit www.westonplayhouse.org.