The Sensation that you’re screaming but you never make a sound…-Diana
This 2010 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize winner is returning to Vancouver at Studio 16 presented by West Moon Theatre. This is the story of a mother and her worsening Bipolar Disorder and how it affects her family. This musical was nominated for 11 Tony awards: winning three for Best Original Score, Best Orchestrations, and Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a musical.
This production features two sets of casts performing on alternate nights. This production is directed by Chris Lam featuring Marie West, Lee Mckeown, Mark Wolf, Jeremy Leroux, Katrina Teitz, Jennifer Shannon, Daren Dyhengco, Frankie Cottrell, Blake Sartin, Max Kim, and Sean Anthony.
The creative team consists of Jonathan Kim (Lighting Design), Amanda Testini (Choreography), Peter Abando (musical Direction).
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Music by Tom Kitt/Book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Diana: Marie West* and Lee Mckeown**
Dan: Mark Wolf* and Jeremy Leroux**
Natalie: Katrina Teitz* and Jennifer Shannen**
Gabe: Daren Dyhengco* and Frankie Cottrell**
Henry: Blake Sartin* and Max Kim**
Doctor Fine/Doctor Madden: Sean Anthony
* Performances are Feb 9, 10 (evening), 14, 16, 17 (evening)
** Performances are Feb 8,10 (matinee), 13, 15, 17 (matinee)
West Moon Theatre
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