As It Enters Its Final Week, an In-Depth Look Backstage at Spring Awakening's Pre-Broadway Run

News   As It Enters Its Final Week, an In-Depth Look Backstage at Spring Awakening's Pre-Broadway Run
 
The Broadway revival of Spring Awakening is preparing to enter its final week at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. We look back to the very beginning, when cast member Amelia Hensley offered an in-depth backstage look at the show's Los Angeles run last spring.

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Critics praised the re-imagined Deaf West Theatre production that is performed simultaneously in English and American Sign Language.

The cast features Robert Ariza, Miles Barbee, Katie Boeck, Alex Boniello, Joshua Castille, Lizzy Cuesta, Daniel N. Durant, Treshelle Edmond, Sandra Mae Frank, Kathryn Gallagher, Sean Grandillo, Elizabeth Greene, Russell Harvard, Amelia Hensley, Van Hughes, Lauren Luiz, Daniel Marmion, Austin McKenzie, Andy Mientus, Anthony Natale, Patrick Page, Ren, Krysta Rodriguez, Daniel David Stewart, Ali Stroker, Alexandria Wailes, Alexandra Winter and Alex Wyse.

The Tony-winning musical by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik is a soulful coming-of-age story set in 19th century Germany (based on the 1891 play of the same title by Frank Wedekind) that sent shockwaves through Broadway in 2006. 

Ken Davenport, Cody Lassen, Hunter Arnold and Deaf West Theatre (artistic director David J. Kurs) present the production, which is directed by Michael Arden and choreographed by Spencer Liff.

The creative team includes Dane Laffrey (scenic and costume design), Ben Stanton (lighting design), Gareth Owen (sound design) and Lucy Mackinnon (projection design). New York casting is by Telsey + Company/Craig Burns, CSA, and original casting was by Beth Lipari and Bruce Newberg.

Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster or by calling (877) 250-2929.

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