Presented by BAAY’s State Street Theatre Company and performed at the Mount Baker Theatre’s Walton Theatre
Description: Based on Frank Wedekind’s groundbreaking and controversial play, Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik’s brilliant rock score and searingly emotional book take the story of sexual awakening, youth revolt, and self-discovery into a new century. It’s 1891, and grown-ups hold all the cards. Headstrong Melchior and naive Wendla stumble into each others’ arms, passionate and curious, while anxious Moritz struggles to live up to the stringent expectations of society. With only each other for guidance, this group of young men and women travel the fraught and rocky path of adolescence, discovering their bodies, their minds, and themselves along the way. An electric, vibrant celebration of youth and rebellion, Spring Awakening fuses issues of morality, sexuality, and rock and roll into a story that packs a powerful emotional punch.
Ages: 15-17 (and 18 if a member of 2022 graduating class)
Auditions: Both July 9 and 10, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
Rehearsals (at BAAY): August 8-12 and August 15-19 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Tech Week (at MBT): August 22-25 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Performances (at MBT): August 26-28 and September 2-4
Note: Shows will run on Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 7pm, and Sundays at 2pm, at Mount Baker Theatre’s Walton Theatre.
Director: Olivia Theilemann
Music Director: Dylan Cisneros
Choreographer: Lisa Markowitz
Stage Manager/Assistant Director: Logan Hyer-Long
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