STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from SPRING AWAKENING at The Marriott Theatre

By: Jan. 18, 2016

For three weeks only, The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, Chicagoland's longest-running professional musical theater, will present the ground-breaking musical SPRING AWAKENING. This special pre-season limited event, directed and choreographed by Marriott Theatre's Artistic Director Aaron Thielen, runs now through January 31st. Click below to watch highlights from the show (plus click here for production photos)!

SPRING AWAKENING is a searingly emotional adaptation of Frank Wedekind's controversial 1891 play centering on sexual awakening, morality, youth and rebellion, perfectly complemented by an electrifying, Tony Award-winning pop rock score by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik. A provocative exploration of the journey from adolescence to adulthood, SPRING AWAKENING won eight Tony Awards in 2007, including Best Musical. SPRING AWAKENING follows a group of teenagers in 19th Century Germany as they cope with the agonies and ecstasies of discovering their sexuality in a structured and unforgiving society. The bold and poignant story of boy-meets-girl during their rebellious teenage years explodes on stage in unpredictable twists as they push the boundaries of human struggle and desire.

Starring in SPRING AWAKENING are Patrick Rooney as "Melchior", Ben Barker as "Moritz", Eliza Palasz as "Wendla", Betsy Stewart as "Ilse", Hollis Resnik as "Adult Women", Kevin Gudahl as "Adult Men", Brian Bohr as "Hanschen", Nick Graffanga as "Ernst", Nate Lewellyn as "Otto", Liam Quealy as "Georg", Adhana Cemone Reid as "Martha," Elizabeth Stenholt as "Thea", and Tiffany Tatreau as "Anna", with Caleb Baze, Anna Blanchard, Derek Hasenstab, Callie Johnson and Garrett Lutz.

The production team includes Set Design by Tom Ryan, Costume Design by Susan Hilferty, Additional Costume Design by Nancy Missimi, Lighting Design by Lee Fiskness, Sound Design by Bob Gilmartin, Projections Design by Anthony Churchill, Properties Design by Sally Weiss, Dialect Coaching by Jill Walmsley and Musical Supervision by Patti Garwood.