The Donmar Warehouse has announced that Caissie Levy will play Diana in in the long-awaited UK premiere of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey’s Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, NEXT TO NORMAL, alongside Trevor Dion Nicholas as Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine, with further casting to be announced.
Directed by Michael Longhurst, the production will run at the Donmar Warehouse from 12 August to 7 October 2023.
Critically acclaimed Broadway musical NEXT TO NORMAL is an intimate exploration of family and loss. At its heart is Diana Goodman, played by Broadway star Caissie Levy, a suburban wife and mother living with bipolar disorder and haunted by her past. Donmar Artistic Director Michael Longhurst directs the long-awaited UK première of this powerful musical about a far from average family.
NEXT TO NORMAL was the winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and three Tony Awards including Best Original Score.
The creative team includes: Musical Supervisor: Nigel Lilley; Designer: Chloe Lamford; Lighting Designer: Lee Curran; Sound Designer: Tony Gayle; Movement Director: Ann Yee; Musical Director: Nick Barstow; and Casting Director: Anna Cooper CDG