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McLean Community Players Earn 5-Star Review for ‘Next to Normal’


The McLean Community Players opened their production of “Next to Normal” last weekend with standing ovations and earned their first five-star review from The musical, which is being performed at McLean Community Center’s Alden Theatre, continues through Feb. 16. “Next to Normal” tells the story of a mother’s struggle with bipolar disorder and how it affects her family. Pictured above, Diana (played by Nicky McDonnell, right) is comforted after treatment by her husband, Dan (played by Brent Stone). For more information, visit (Photo: Traci J. Brooks Photography)