The Westport Country Playhouse has released footage of Darlesia Cearcy (Once On This Island, Shuffle Along, Ragtime) and Ashley LaLonde (Punk Rock Girl!) as mother-daughter duo Diana and Natalie ahead of their upcoming production of Next To Normal.
Directed and choreographed by Marcos Santana, performances are scheduled for April 5-23 at the Connecticut venue.
Joining Cearcy and LaLonde are Tony winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia (Rent) as Dan, Gian Perez as Henry, Daniel J. Maldonado as Gabe, and Katie Thompson (Oklahoma!) as Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine.
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The exploration of a suburban family struggling with the effects of mental illness has a book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt. The original production won three Tony Awards, including Best Original Score.
The Westport production will also have scenic design by Adam Koch, costume design by Jennifer Caprio, lighting design by Cory Pattak, sound design by Domonic Sack, music direction by Emily Croome, behavior health consulting by Nicole Eastwood, props supervision by Sean Sanford, and dramaturgy by Katie Ciszek. Casting is by Tara Rubin Casting's Claire Burke, and the production stage manager is Caitlin Kellermeyer.
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Check out photos from the 2020 Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage production below: