Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SPRING AWAKENING at The Studio Theatre
The Studio Theatre presents SPRING AWAKENING, June 8 - 25, 2017. The musical was written by Duncan Sheik (music) and Steven Sater (book and lyrics) based on the German Play by the same name by Frank Wedekind. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in character below!
The original Broadway production launched the careers of such young actors as Jonathan Groff (Glee, Looking, Hamilton), Lea Michele (Glee), Jenna Oshkowitz (Glee, Waitress) and Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect). The original Broadway production won seven 2007 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The Broadway revival, produced by LA's Deaf West Theatre Company in 2015, featured Ali Stroker -- Broadway's first wheelchair bound actress, as well as, a cast mixed with hearing and non hearing actors.
Spring Awakening is a rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. It is based on the German play Spring Awakening (1891) by Frank Wedekind. Set in late-19th-century Germany, the musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality.
Directed by Justin A. Pike, SPRING AWAKENING has music direction by Bob Bidewell, costume design by Hannah M. Sawyer, lighting & scenic design by Joey DiPette & Justin A. Pike, choreography by Olivia Stephens, and is stage managed by Danette Scott Perry.
Performances are June 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25 of 2017. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances (June 8-10, 15-17, 22-24) will begin at 7:30pm. Sunday matinee (June 11, 18, 25) will begin at 2:30pm. The Studio Theatre is located at 320 W. 7th Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201. Call 501.374.2615 for more information.
Tickets are $25.00 for general admission, $20.00 for Seniors (65+), Military, and Students. There are no assigned seats at The Studio Theatre. The box office will open at 6:30pm on performance dates and the house will open approximately 20 minutes prior to curtain. Tickets may be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. The Lobby Bar is open before and after the show and during intermission. Note: This production is rated PG13.
Photo credit: Katie Childs
The young men of SPRING AWAKENING
The young women of SPRING AWAKENING
The adults of SPRING AWAKENING (Duane Jackson, Rita Woodward)
Taylor Fulgham (Moritz), Mikala Hicks (Ilse)
Rachel Caffey (Wendla), Payton Justice (Melchior)