Director Michael Mayer ("Spring Awakening," "American Idiot") has taken it upon himself, with the help of playwright Peter Parnell, to reconceive Alan Jay Lerner and Burton Lane's 1965 musical "On a…
A new tuner from the creators of "Spring Awakening" and a play by Patricia Wettig are among the offerings on tap for the 2011 Powerhouse Theater Season from New York Stage and Film and Vassar College.
In the tradition of "Hair," "Rent" and "Spring Awakening" comes "American Idiot."
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…