Spring Is Here: Tony-Winning Musical to Appear on "Good Morning America" March 20

News   Spring Is Here: Tony-Winning Musical to Appear on "Good Morning America" March 20
 
In honor of the first day of spring, the young company of Broadway's Spring Awakening will perform on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America" March 20.

Jonathan Groff in Spring Awakening.
Jonathan Groff in Spring Awakening. Photo by Joan Marcus

The entire cast – including Tony nominee Jonathan Groff (Melchior), Lea Michele (Wendla), Blake Bashoff (Moritz), Skylar Astin (Georg), Lilli Cooper (Martha), Blake Daniel (Ernst), Brian Charles Johnson (Otto), Emma Hunton (Ilse), Phoebe Strole (Anna), Jonathan B. Wright (Hanschen), Remy Zaken (Thea), Gerard Canonico, Matt Doyle, Eryn Murman and Alexandra Socha – will appear during the 8-9 AM segment of the morning news program.

The Spring Awakening company will perform a medley from the Duncan Sheik/Steven Sater score, including "I Believe," "Spring and Summer/Blue Wind," "Mama Who Bore Me," and "Totally Fucked."

"Good Morning America" airs in the metropolitan area on WABC-TV, Channel 7, from 7-9 AM ET; check local listings.

Based on the 1891 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.

Songs featured in the Tony-winning score are "All That's Known," "And Then There Were None," "Blue Wind/Don't Do Sadness," "Left Behind," "Mamma Who Bore Me," "My Junk, "The Bitch of Living," "The Dark I Know Well," "The Guilty Ones," "The Song of Purple Summer," "The Word of Your Body," "Those You've Known," "Totally Fucked," "Touch Me," "Whispering" and "The Mirror-Blue Night."

Spring Awakening's cast album recently earned a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album.

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.

For tickets call (212) 239-6200 or visit www.telecharge.com.

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