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The Hills Musical Company Presents SPRING AWAKENINGThe Hills Musical Company Presents SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Spring has sprung in Stirling already this year as the Hills Musical Company production team and cast have begun rehearsals for their 2nd show of the year; Spring Awakening. (more...)

Full Program Announced for 5th Annual LAX FestivalFull Program Announced for 5th Annual LAX Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Los Angeles Performance Practice (LAPP) announces the full program for the Los Angeles Exchange [LAX] Festival, 5th Ed. (more...)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and SPRING AWAKENING Highlight Notre Dame FTT's 2017-18 Theatre SeasonTHE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and SPRING AWAKENING Highlight Notre Dame FTT's 2017-18 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Notre Dame's Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces four productions for its 2017/18 theatre season, with two comedies, including the beloved The Importance of Being Earnest; an absurdist classic relevant to the current political climate; and Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening. (more...)

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Grapple with Race, Sex, Religion, Environment and MoreBuddies in Bad Times Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Grapple with Race, Sex, Religion, Environment and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Artistic Director Evalyn Parry announced an exciting line-up for Buddies in Bad Times Theatre's 2017/18 season today. The season presents a series of engaging, timely productions that grapple with questions of race, indigeneity, sex, queerphobia, religion, and climate change. (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at Chapel Off ChapelBWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING at Chapel Off Chapel
by Victoria Beal - Jun 8, 2017

Based on the 1891 German play of the same name by Frank Wedekind and winning 8 Tony Awards in 2007, Spring Awakening is one of those rare musicals to have attained something of a cult status - the kind of show that people will claim changed their lives forever. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Area Stage's SPRING AWAKENING Touches with Raw OriginalityBWW Reviews: Area Stage's SPRING AWAKENING Touches with Raw Originality
by Trevor Durham - Jun 5, 2017

The well-oiled machine Manuel has created in his Spring Awakening is a small miracle in the intimate space, showcasing the truly remarkable cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of SPRING AWAKENING at The Studio TheatrePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of SPRING AWAKENING at The Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

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! (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING Extended through 6/17 to Meet Overwhelming DemandSPRING AWAKENING Extended through 6/17 to Meet Overwhelming Demand
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Due to overwhelming demand, The Wilbury Theatre Group announces additional performances of SPRING AWAKENING, now running through Saturday, June 17. (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Exquisite Tension to the Warehouse TheatreBWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Exquisite Tension to the Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - May 27, 2017

The Warehouse Theatre's production of Spring Awakening bursts forth from that exquisite tension between shame and desire. (more...)

Photo Flash: SPRING AWAKENING Comes to The Egremont BarnPhoto Flash: SPRING AWAKENING Comes to The Egremont Barn
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Harrison Lang, in cooperation with The Egremont Barn, is proud to announce the Berkshires' premiere production of the Broadway smash hit musical, Spring Awakening. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood through an illuminating book and poignant lyrics by Steven Sater, and a gorgeous score by Duncan Sheik. Based on the controversial 1891 seminal German play by Frank Wedekind, Spring Awakening is a thrilling blend of morality, sexuality, and rock and roll that has been rousing audiences across the nation for years. In late nineteenth century Germany, the grown-ups hold all the cards and the children are expected to obey. However, once this corrupt society is exposed, a group of students learn how to navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of SPRING AWAKENING at The Egremont BarnPhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of SPRING AWAKENING at The Egremont Barn
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Harrison Lang, in cooperation with The Egremont Barn, has announced the Berkshires' premiere production of the Broadway smash hit musical, Spring Awakening. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

BWW Previews: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Passion and Music to Warehouse TheatreBWW Previews: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Passion and Music to Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - May 17, 2017

Friendship and puberty, past and present, angst and passion. What could be better fuel for a rock musical? (more...)

Cast & Creative Team for SPRING AWAKENING Announced at Three Rivers Music TheatreCast & Creative Team for SPRING AWAKENING Announced at Three Rivers Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Three Rivers Music Theatre is proud to present the Fort Wayne premiere of the Broadway smash hit musical SPRING AWAKENING. Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening is based on the play by Frank Wedekind, and features a book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik. (more...)

Theater Bielefeld zeigt AVENUE Q und FRUEHLINGS ERWACHEN in der Spielzeit 2017/18Theater Bielefeld zeigt AVENUE Q und FRUEHLINGS ERWACHEN in der Spielzeit 2017/18
by Marcel Konrath - May 15, 2017

Mit gleich zwei interessanten Musical Premieren wartet das Theater Bielefeld in der neuen Spielzeit 2017/18 auf: AVENUE Q und FRUEHLINGS ERWACHEN (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING to Bring Sexuality, Friendship, Puberty and Rock & Roll to the Warehouse TheatreSPRING AWAKENING to Bring Sexuality, Friendship, Puberty and Rock & Roll to the Warehouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

From the minds of Steven Sater (book and lyrics) and Duncan Sheik (music), comes the Tony Award winning musical, Spring Awakening. (more...)

The Wilbury Group to Close 2016-17 Season with SPRING AWAKENINGThe Wilbury Group to Close 2016-17 Season with SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Wilbury Group closes its 2016/17 season with the multiple Tony Award-winning rock musical with Spring Awakening. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ohlook Performing Arts Center presents 2nd Annual 24 Hour Musical SPRING AWAKENINGPhoto Flash: Ohlook Performing Arts Center presents 2nd Annual 24 Hour Musical SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Ohlook Performing Arts Center (OPAC), Grapevine, TX, is proud to announce that they will be producing their 2nd Annual 24 Hour Musical with the rock musical, Spring Awakening, April 21 - 23.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 3/26/2017Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW - Mar 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/26/2017 for Maine (more...)

StageArt Announces the Cast for Spring AwakeningStageArt Announces the Cast for Spring Awakening
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

StageArt is pleased to announce the cast for the Victorian professional premiere of the Broadway musical Spring Awakening, which will play at Prahran's Chapel off Chapel from May 18. (more...)

BWW Review: Brave, Bold, and Beautiful SPRING AWAKENING at Lyric Music TheaterBWW Review: Brave, Bold, and Beautiful SPRING AWAKENING at Lyric Music Theater
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Mar 20, 2017

South Portland's Lyric Music Theater is taking a bold and daring step in presenting the 2006 musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind's 1891 provocative play, Spring Awakening. The wrenching musical drama explores with a piercing honesty the lives of teenagers and their adult authority figures locked in a lethal struggle as the young men and women search for freedom of expression, sexual liberation and fulfillment, and the embrace of their true identities in a dark, corseted world of repression and convention. The issues raised by Frank Wedekind's play remain as potent and relevant today as they did in the late 19th century, and the Steven Sater book and lyrics and Duncan Sheik music remain true to the essence of the piece. Wedekind's world - the world of Freud and nascent psychology - is a bleak place where adults abuse their children psychologically and physically, where creativity is stifled, and love - as a total expression of body and soul - is forbidden. In this dark universe, the young villagers long in secret and search for a path through the pain. (more...)

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