'Spring Awakening' opens

HOLLYWOOD - "Spring Awakening," the 2007 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, will open at the Pantages Theatre on Feb. 8 for eight performances only.Set against the backdrop of a repressive and provincial 19th century Germany, "Spring Awakening" follows a group of young students as they navigate through teenage self-discovery and coming-of-age anxiety. It is based on the 1891 Frank Wedekind play, the landmark production described as a "stirring combination of sexuality, morality and rock and roll that has captivated audiences across the nation like no other musical in years." Tickets for "Spring Awakening" start at $25 and are now on sale. They can be purchased online at www.BroadwayLA.org., at all Ticketmaster outlets, and by calling (800) 982-ARTS.

********** Published: January 13, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 39