Calendar Girls at Park Square Theatre

  There is something refreshing about a play which celebrates the friendships between women. Calendar Girls is a delightful comedy and a perfect girls’ night date. Based on the 2003 British movie of the same name, Calendar Girls explores the bonds of friendships in the face of tragedy. When Annie’s (Christina Baldwin) husband (John Middleton)…

Next to Normal at Bloomington Civic Theatre

Next to Normal, which opened at Bloomington Civic Theatre on Friday, tackles a topic not regularly broached in musical theatre. The rock musical with a book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt focuses on Diana Goodman (Karen Weber), a mother who struggles with her worsening bipolar disorder and the effect that…