Published: Apr 12, 2010 8:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "Next to Normal," a musical about the complexity and heartbreak of a woman's mental illness and its affect on her family, has won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for drama.

"The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt," by T.J. Stiles won the biography prize, and "Tinkers," by Paul Harding, won the fiction award.