Mental Health

This musical is encouraging people to talk about mental health in China

Tony Award-winning musical “Next to Normal”

The Tony Award-winning musical “Next to Normal,” about a woman living with bipolar disorder is set to tour in Shanghai, Beijing, and Guangzhou. Image: 音乐剧近乎正常 on Weibo

Fan Yiying
Reporter, Sixth Tone
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Liu Mingzhu, “Next to Normal” fan
A promotional photo for the 2021 Chinese production of the Broadway musical “Next to Normal.”
The show highlights the struggles of those suffering with bipolar, in a bid to educate the general public. Image: @音乐剧近乎正常 on Weibo
Zhang Yao, psychological consultant
Cheng He, translator of “Next to Normal”

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