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Author: Tom KittBrian YorkeyAlice RipleyJ Robert SpencerAaron TveitAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ghostlight Records, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Tells the story of a mother, Diane Goodman, who struggles with bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness has on her family. This contemporary musical is an emotional powerhouse that addresses such issues as grieving a loss, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life. With provocative lyrics and a thrilling score, this musical shows how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their familys  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sound recordings
Musicals
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Kitt; Brian Yorkey; Alice Ripley; J Robert Spencer; Aaron Tveit; Jennifer Damiano; Adam Chanler-Berat; Louis Hobson; Charlie Alterman
OCLC Number: 320549756
Notes: Compact discs.
Synopsis and lyrics (col. ill.) in container.
Credits: Recording produced by Kurt Deutsch, Joel Moss, David Stone.
Performer(s): Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Aaron Tveit, Jennifer Damiano, Adam Chanler-Berat, Louis Hobson, vocals ; Charlie Alterman, conductor, piano ; with accompanying instrumentalists.
Event notes: Recorded Feb. 11-12, 2009, Avatar Studio C, New York City.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 2010
Description: 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Prelude --
Just another day --
Everything else --
Who's crazy ; My psychopharmacologist and I --
Perfect for you --
I miss the mountains --
It's gonna be good --
He's not here --
You don't know --
I am the one --
Superboy and the Invisible Girl --
I'm alive --
Make up your mind ; Catch me I'm falling --
I dreamed a dance --
There's a world --
I've been --
Didn't I see this movie? --
A light in the dark --
Wish I were here --
Song of forgetting --
Hey #1 --
Seconds and years --
Better than before --
Aftershocks --
Hey #2 --
You don't know (reprise) --
How could I ever forget? --
It's gonna be good (reprise) --
Why stay? ; A promise --
I'm alive (reprise) --
The break --
Make up your mind ; Catch me I'm falling (reprise) --
Maybe (Next to normal) --
Hey #3 ; Perfect for you (reprise) --
So anyway --
I am the one (reprise) --
Light.
Responsibility: [music by Tom Kitt ; book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey].

Abstract:

"Tells the story of a mother, Diane Goodman, who struggles with bipolar disorder and the effect that her illness has on her family. This contemporary musical is an emotional powerhouse that addresses such issues as grieving a loss, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life. With provocative lyrics and a thrilling score, this musical shows how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their familys world intact."
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