'Spring Awakening' comes to The Fox Theatre
Broadway’s most talked about new musical and the biggest Tony Award-winner in years is coming to Atlanta. “Spring Awakening,” the 8-time Tony Award winning Broadway musical, will play at The Fabulous Fox Theatre from March 9-14, and is presented by Broadway Across America – Atlanta as part of the 2009-2010 season.
“Spring Awakening” swept the 2007 Tony Awards winning eight out of its eleven nominations, including Best Musical.
Tickets start at $19. They can be purchased through authorized ticket sellers at The Fox Theatre Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-982-2787. Orders for groups of 15 or more may be placed by calling 404-881-2000.
The performance schedule for “Spring Awakening” is as follows: Tuesday, March 9, through Saturday, March 13 at 8 p.m. with a matinee Saturday at 2 p.m. and shows on Sunday, March 14 at 1 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.
Hailed as the “Best Musical of the Year” by the NY Drama Critics Circle, the Drama Desk, the Outer Critics Circle and the Tony Awards, Spring Awakening has emerged as the most talked about new musical on Broadway.
Based on the infamous 1891 Frank Wedekind play, Spring Awakening features an electrifying score by Duncan Sheik, book and lyrics Steven Sater, direction by Michael Mayer and choreography by the award-winning Bill T. Jones.
Set against the backdrop of a repressive and provincial late 19th century Germany, “Spring Awakening” tells the timeless story of teenage self-discovery and budding sexuality as seen through the eyes of three teenagers. Haunting and provocative, “Spring Awakening” celebrates an unforgettable journey from youth to adulthood with a power, a poignancy and a passion you will never forget.
“Spring Awakening” contains mature themes, sexual situations and strong language.