ArtReach Educational Theatre & Spotlite Theatrix to Present SPRING AWAKENING, 8/1-3
ArtReach Educational Theatre in partnership with Spotlite Theatrix Production Company is staging Spring Awakening. Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater, Music by Duncan Sheik, Based on the play by Frank Wedekind.
Shows will be performed at The Leela Arts Center, located at 620 Lee Street in Des Plaines, IL. Performances will be on Friday, August 1st at 7:30pm, Saturday, August 2nd at 3pm and 7:30pm, and Sunday, August 3rd at 3pm. Tickets are $16 in advance, $18 at the door. For Ticket Info please call (630) 808-5852 or consult our website at www.artreachspotlite.com
Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening is a rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind's 1891 expressionist play about the trails and tribulations, and the exhilaration of the teen years.
The production is directed by Dan Walsh (of Chicago) and Jonah Parra (of Chicago), Musical Direction by Jessica Texidor (of Chicago) and choreographed by Dan Walsh (of Chicago), Breton Spiller (of Mt. Prospect), and Dylan DeWitt (of Buffalo Grove.)
The cast includes Kelsey Krigas (of Cary) as Wendla, Mitch Kedzior (of Cary) as Melchior, Madalyn Griseto (or Elk Grove Village) as Ilse, Erin Noll (of Deer Park) as Martha, Benjamin Golay (of Chicago) as Moritz, Kayla DeFrenza (of Arlington Heights) as Anna, Gabbi Jones (of Arlington Heights) as Thea, Justin Santostefano (of Elgin) as Otto, and Vinny Prisco (of St. Charles) as Hanz.
The mission of ArtReach Educational Theatre is to expose children to all aspects of theatre, music and dance. We accept any child from Beginner to Advanced performing levels with a genuine interest in the arts from age 5 through high school. All children are challenged and encouraged. We offer Private Voice Lessons, Dance and Acting Classes, Advanced Musical Theatre Workshops and Summer Arts Camp Programs in Palatine, IL.