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Be Heard: Next to Normal & The Rep's Artistic Director, Mark Clements

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Next to Normal is an award-winning musical that is coming to the Milwaukee Repertory Theater tonight. It’s a chance for Milwaukee to explore a play that focuses on how on suburban family copes with crisis. Here’s a bit more detail on the musical.

“With powerful lyrics and an electrifying pop-rock score of more than 30 songs, this intense, emotional and ultimately hopeful musical aims right for the heart with its story of a family coming to terms with its past and bravely facing its future. The Milwaukee production features the dynamic creative team behind last season’s smash-hit musical, Cabaret, and will be directed by Artistic Director Mark Clements.”

Milwaukee Rep’s Artistic Director Mark Clements stopped by the Radio Milwaukee studios to talk about his role with Next to Normal and why this musical is important to have in Milwaukee. Listen to the podcast below to find out more.

*Next to Normal runs December 6th through January 15th in Quadracci Powerhouse at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.