From "Hair" to "Rent" to "Spring Awakening," composers have sought to reinvigorate musical theater by harnessing the energy and raw expressiveness of rock.
Anyone expecting the director, producing team and Off Broadway company behind "Spring Awakening" to follow the Tony-winning rock musical with another hard-driving excursion into adolescent unease…
"The Coast of Utopia" got a major thumbs-up from legit's Outer Critics Circle: The epic Tom Stoppard trilogy scored six trophies, with tuner "Spring Awakening" nabbing three.
Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's dreamy meditation on turbulent teen sexuality, "Spring Awakening," leads the field with six nominations in the 22nd Lucille Lortel Awards for Off Broadway theater.
With the success of the musical version of "Spring Awakening" in New York, interest in the long-censored original drama by 19th century playwright Frank Wedekind has been reawakened -- or perhaps…
For anyone weary of pedestrian screen-to-stage adaptations or cut-and-paste jukebox assemblies, the arrival on Broadway of a truly original new musical like "Spring Awakening" is exhilarating. Seven…
Noises Off: Tune your radio to a college rock station, and you just might hear a showtune. The folks plugging the cast recording of Broadway tuner "Spring Awakening" are attempting to bridge the…
Looks like the theater geeks have finally discovered the music the cool kids have on their iPods. A Broadway-bound tuner version of "Spring Awakening," featuring music by alternative…
The turbulent emotions and burgeoning sexuality of adolescence are harnessed in "Spring Awakening," a bold musical adaptation by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater of German expressionist playwright Frank…