"Spring Awakening took me back to my early days of downtown experimental theatre proving how present and alive theatre can be. The cast was young and determined to tell their story. Their performances were detailed and vibrant. The music was contemporary and alive. The staging was vital. I saw the show numerous times and was always engaged."
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.