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Arts & Entertainment - August 18, 2017

'Next to Normal' is powerful tearjerker

Musical explores the family impact of mental illness

by Karla Kane

Inexplicably, I've somehow never reviewed or even seen a Broadway by the Bay production until now, but it seems I've picked a fine time to start, based on its riveting production of the Pulitzer-winning musical "Next to Normal."

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Arts & Entertainment Editor Karla Kane can be emailed at kkane@paweekly.com.

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