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Spring Awakening

12 Ratings: 3.0
Tony award-winning rock musical

Spring Awakening is a Tony Award-winning rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and book and lyrics by Steven Sater. The musical is based on the controversial 1891 German play of the same title by Frank Wedekind. Set in late-nineteenth century Germany, … see full wiki

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4 reviews about Spring Awakening
review by . February 26, 2010
Spring Awakening: Not Your Grandparents' Musical Theater
When I first heard that someone was making a modern rock adaptaion of the 1891 Frank Wedekind play that had been banned and censored for decades due to its inclusion of masterbation, abortion, rape, bondage, child abuse and suicide, I was absolutely dubious. But since everyone had only positive things to say about the show, when the tour came around my way, I finally saw Spring Awakening...      And I was completely blown away.      Set in late-nineteenth …
review by . November 13, 2009
Title: Spring Awakening   Director: Michael Mayer    Staring: Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, John Gallagher Jr., Stephen Spinella, Christine Estabrook, Lauren Pritchard   Company: Atlantic Theater Company   Genre(s): Drama    Suggested Age Group: Mature Audiences       Buy From Amazon.com: Soundtrack (Tony & Grammy Winner)[Explicit] / Soundtrack (Tony & Grammy Winner) [Explicit] [MP3] / Book (Tony Winner) / Vocal Selections …
review by . February 26, 2010
 When I first heard snippets of this show and saw a preliminary video to Bitch of Living on itunes prior to its Broadway opening, I was intrigued.  Upon listening to the soundtrack, I was even more intrigued.  It was fascinating to go back and read the original play and see how the musical had been adapted from this work.      I had the great fortune of seeing this show on tour twice (Once in Minneapolis and once in Chicago).  Both times I was mesmerize by …
Quick Tip by . February 26, 2010
What can I say? This is no ordinary musical. It is based on Frank Wedekind's amazing play. Run DON'T walk to catch this stellar tour!
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