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First, are the psychopharmacological therapies , commonly known as drug therapies , which involves the use of antipsychotic , anticonvulsant , and antidepressant medications, that aim to stabilize the patient's mood. Such drugs include Lithium , Ativan , and Valium , all of which are mentioned in the lyrics, particularly in the song "My Psychopharmacologist and I", in which Diana is prescribed a plethora of different drugs at once, which are mentioned alongside their side-effects, ranging from drowsiness to sexual dysfunction.
Another form of treatment the play explores is psychotherapy , where patients talk to psychologists and aim to work through the psychological component of their disease through conversation; Diana's psychologist leads her through a guided meditation or hypnotherapeutic approach.
The third form addressed is electroconvulsive therapy ECT in which seizures are induced by sending an electric current through the brain. Following a suicide attempt, Diana is convinced to undergo ECT and then loses her memory including her memory of Gabe , which she slowly gains back in talks with her family.
ECT is often viewed as a last-resort option for manic patients who are incredibly ill and extremely treatment-resistant or whose symptoms include very serious suicidal or psychotic symptoms, or for pregnant women. Development[ edit ] The musical began in as a minute workshop sketch about a woman undergoing electroshock therapy, and its impact on her family, called Feeling Electric.
Kitt wrote a rock score for the short piece, which was highly critical of the medical treatment. Both Yorkey and Kitt turned to other projects, but they "kept returning to Feeling Electric", eventually expanding it to a full-length musical.
This attracted the attention of producer David Stone. Fine and Skylar Astin as Henry. The surname of the family was changed from Brown to Goodman. They concentrated the story entirely on the emotions of Diana and her family as they confront bitter truths. Fine; the remaining Off-Broadway leads returned. The entire cast from the Arena Stage production returned, once again under the direction of Greif.
The musical was originally booked for the larger Longacre Theatre , but, according to producer David Stone, "When the Booth Theatre became available A third-generation rock musical, Normal, which runs through Feb.
Diana Goodman Judy McLane suffers from a cascade of mental disorders that raise ethical concerns and deeply affect all the members of her household.
We see everything through her eyes, an invitation to empathy. Normal aims to help us perceive distortion rather than to seek facile comfort.
Kitt and Yorkey had workshopped Normal for 10 years before it made a big splash off Broadway in , followed by a move the next year to Broadway, winning both a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize. A program note reminds us that only nine musicals have shared a Pulitzer in 85 years.
There have been dozens of regional productions, including two local mountings, before director Hupp arrived in town.
He gives every indication of wanting to put his own stamp on this one. Judy McLane as Diana is no wounded butterfly or hothouse flower.
Her bio cites 4, performances in productions of the ever-sunny Mamma Mia!