next to normal - the complete book and lyrics


Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey

Published by Nick Hern Books

4 Male 2 Female

From the outside, they're the picture of a nice, normal family

Inside, they're in crisis

At their heart is Diana Goodman, a suburban wife and mother living with bipolar disorder and haunted by her past

How far will she go to keep her family's world intact?

next to normal is an intimate exploration of family and loss

This new edition, featuring the complete book and lyrics of the musical, and exclusive new material from many of the creatives involved, is published alongside the UK premiere at the Donmar Warehouse, London in August 2023

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