The 2010 – 2011 National Tour of SPRING AWAKENING is coming to Fort Worth, November 9-10, 2010. Presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth, the 8-time Tony Award® winning Broadway musical featuring, “the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade,” (Entertainment Weekly) will play the Bass Performance Hall for two performances only, during this limited engagement.
Tickets for SPRING AWAKENING go on sale Saturday, Sept. 11, at 10:00 a.m. and start at $27.50. Tickets can be purchased at the Bass Hall box office at 525 Commerce St. Online purchases can be made at www.basshall.com. To charge-by-phone call 817-212-4280. Group sales orders may be placed by calling 817-212-4318.
The all-new cast will be led by Christopher Wood as Melchior and Elizabeth Judd, a native of Dallas, as Wendla. The cast also includes Coby Getzug as Moritz, Courtney Markowitz as Ilse, Rachel Geisler as Anna, Jim Hogan as Georg, Aliya Bowles as Martha, George E. Salazar as Otto, Emily Mest as Thea and Devon Stone will portray Hanschen with Daniel Plimpton as Ernst.
Based on the 1891 Frank Wedekind play, the landmark musical is a stirring combination of sexuality, morality and rock & roll that is captivating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years. SPRING AWAKENING features an award-winning and evocative story with a score by Duncan Sheik, book and lyrics by Steven Sater, and original direction and choreography by Michael Mayer and Bill T. Jones, respectively.
Set against the backdrop of a repressive and provincial late 19th century Germany, SPRING AWAKENING follows a group of young students as they navigate through teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety. A powerful celebration of youth and rebellion the New York Times raves, “Broadway may never be the same.”
SPRING AWAKENING contains mature themes, sexual situations and strong language.
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