Thursday, September 8, 2011

Next to Normal With a Music Therapist!

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This is a great story out of Vancouver where a music therapist will star in the musical, Next to Normal. Caitriona Murphy is the music therapist who portrays a character with a mental illness. She has been able to draw on her experiences as a music therapist and personal battle with bi-polar disorder to help interpret and dramatize her character. The musical itself has won a Pulitzer prize for drama and can be compared to popular musicals like Rent. I am interested to know if someone has seen it? I hope you will let us know what you thought about it.

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  1. Wow, what an interesting story. Thanks for sharing it. I've not seen the musical, but I went to the website some time ago, because it sounded as if it would be wonderful. I hope to see it some day (along with "Spring Awakenings" whose music I absolutely love!).

  2. I agree, I think it would be fun to see! I will also look up that "Spring Awakenings"! Thanks!


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