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Average customer review: 5.0 star rating (5.0 Stars)

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5.0 star rating Anonymous from Anytown, AT 55555

BEST SHOW ON BROADWAY BY FAR. BYE BYE BILLY

This masterpiece makes you feel every emotion imaginable in ways you thought couldnt be felt. I just went to NYC and saw Next to Normal and Billy Elliot and after viewing both i can fairly say that Next to Normal deserved best musical. The score and plot was so much deeper then Billy Elliot. There was not one weak song in the show. From uptunes like "I'm Alive" to soft ballads like "How Could I Ever Forget" the show just makes you feel the whole time.In addition to the great songs the cast was crack clean.Tony winner Alice Ripley blew up the Booth Theatre in the character Diana which was perfectly portrayed. The loving and caring father, Dan, played by J. Robert Spencer, made you feel for him and the struggles of his family. The two children Natalie (Jennifer Damiano) and Gabe (Kyle Dean Massey) were picture perfect in character and grasping the hearts of the audiance. Henry (Adam Chandler-Berat) was a loving aand dedicated boyfriend whille Lous Hobson plays the 2 doctors perfect. N2N!

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5.0 star rating Michael S Prokop, Psychologist from Warren Ohio USA

PSYCH REVIEW 5 STARS

...great heartwarming show which demonstrated the realities of psychoemotional disturbance...inspiring ,insightful,and real...

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5.0 star rating Philip from Los Angeles

ANYTHING BUT NORMAL

what an inspiring piece of theatre. With all the rehashes out there, it is so nice to see an original show with outstanding performances. this musical is not the typical, its super heavy but incredibly satisfying. Alice Ripley is outragously talented! don't miss her.

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5.0 star rating Kathy from NY

JUST INCREDIBLE

I loved this new musical. Din't know what to expect and it was a great surprise to enjoy something so fresh and new. Don't miss it - you won't regret seeing it!

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5.0 star rating Taylor from San Antonio, TX

WORDS FAIL ME...

I would agree with "Kathy"s review of Aug. 5. A highly emotional experience for me. It's a show in which every element seems to work to move the story forward. I'd see it again if I lived in NYC. I would take my mother to see this, but not children under, say, fourteen.

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5.0 star rating Nan from pennsylvania

AWESOME

After the death of my little sister years ago, I could only sit there wondering why it wasnt my mom in the same situation. The music, the acting, the stage....awesome!!!! If I go into New York again, I would like to see it for the second time!!! If you go, bring tissues! Would recommend seeing this to everyone!

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5.0 star rating Guy de Saint-Preux from Berlin, Germany

EINFACH GROSSARTIG!

Endlich mal wieder Show mit einer gro├čartigen (Rock-)Musik, tollen Texten und unter die Haut gehenden Handlung. Und die Darsteller sind hervorragend.

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