The paperback edition features Spring Awakening's complete libretto, extensive notes from book writer and lyricist Steven Sater, a production history of Spring Awakening, character breakdowns, costume sketches by Susan Hilferty and biographies of the creative team.
Based on the 1891 expressionist play by Frank Wedekind, Spring Awakening won eight 2007 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Spring Awakening features direction by Michael Mayer, choreography by Bill T. Jones, book and lyrics by Steven Sater, and a score by Duncan Sheik.
The musical made its world premiere Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater Company in June 2006. Spring Awakening transferred to Broadway the following November, where it continues to play at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.
In 2008 Spring Awakening will be launched on a national tour beginning in San Francisco. International productions are currently in development in London, Japan and Germany.
The paperback edition of Spring Awakening is available for $13.95 from Theatre Communications Group. Visit www.tcg.org for additional information.