NOC production ‘Next to Normal’ begins Thursday

Ponca City Now - November 12, 2019 11:44 am

TONKAWA — The NOC Fine Arts Production, “Next to Normal” will be presented at the Kinzer Performing Arts Center Nov. 14-17.  Performances are Thursday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

The cast includes Abigail Rose, Alyssa Hope Baker, Mason Smykil, Ryan Brown, Sarah Hunsucker, Noah Shaw, and Jake Arington.  The ensemble/stagehands include Christina Douglass, Austin Hamman, Carli Pendleton, Hunter Potter, Kolton Rhodes, and Aleah Taylor.

Band members include Dr. Edward Dixon, Conductor; Connie Van Ausdall, Keyboard 1; Suzanne Sumpter, Keyboard 2; Cassidy Broome, Cello; Drew Faulkner, Guitar; Paul Palma, Bass; Faith Crum, Drum set.

The musical is directed by Chad Anderson.  Admission is free, and parental guidance is suggested due to strong language and mature themes.

The rock musical was written by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt.

It is presented through special arrangement with Musical Theatre International.

 

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