'Next To Normal' Musical Explores Life With Mental Illness

May 21, 2015

Two things that may sound strange together: Broadway musicals and mental illness. Next To Normal isn't your average, kid-friendly show.

It's a modern take on how mental illness can affect an entire family - and the nuances of modern psychiatric medicine. Carly Shank is directing a local version of the musical, which opens this weekend and runs through the next. (Info here.) She joined us to share some tunes from the show, and tell us more about it: