PHOTO CALL: Spring Awakening's New Broadway Leads

News   PHOTO CALL: Spring Awakening's New Broadway Leads
"Weeds" actor Hunter Parrish currently appears on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening.

The young star made his Broadway debut by joining the cast Aug. 11 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

Assuming the lead of Melchior, Parrish is joined on stage by Alexandra Socha as Wendla and Gerard Canonico as Moritz.

Composer Duncan Sheik and lyricist-librettist Steven Sater created the new musical based on the Frank Wedekind 1891 play. The show earned eight 2007 Tony Awards, including the top prize of Best Musical. Michael Mayer directed and Bill T. Jones choreographed.

Here is a look at the new cast of Spring Awakening:


Gerard Canonico, Hunter Parrish and Alexandra Socha

Hunter Parrish   Gerard Canonico

Hunter Parrish

Photos by Cass Bird and Joan Marcus (Parrish solos).

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