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Based on a Frank Wedekind play from the 19th century, Spring Awakening, featuring music and lyrics by rocker Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater, won eight Tony awards (including best musical and best score) and four drama desk awards. Backed by a rock score...
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Recently, Duncan Sheik's life came close to unraveling. In June, on the day his latest album, Covers ’80s, was released, Sheik entered a treatment center for alcohol abuse. He wrote extensively about the experience on his website: "Duncan here,...
The original Broadway production of the musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind's "Spring Awakening" was suffused with a metadramatic, schoolhouse sensibility: an audience seated on the stage; a listing of the haunting Duncan Sheik musical numbers on the...
Culture MonsterLea Michele could be tapped to star in the film adaptation of “Spring Awakening.”...
Culture Monster`Spring Awakening' creators Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater are working on a musical based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale, `The Nightingale.' It will have a workshop staging this summer at La Jolla Playhouse....
Scores of shows are opening in Chicago this fall. Here are 10 productions to anticipate with particular relish. 'Follies' Just a few weeks after the opening of the Broadway transfer of the Kennedy Center revival, Chicago director Gary Griffin stages...
1 star (out of 4) Lou Reed and Metallica are not only two of the more exalted names in music – pioneers of punk and thrash metal, respectively – they’re among the most perverse. Though “Lulu” (Warner Bros.), their first...
Pop & HissTheir take on a work by German playwright Frank Wedekind is getting as rough a critical reception as the original did a century ago. Yet it has its moments. The German playwright Frank Wedekind had a theory about the connection......
Orlando Theater BlogTickets go on sale today for Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park's production of the Tony award-winning musical “Spring Awakening,” which opens Friday, July 29, and runs through Aug. 21. This rock-musical version of “Spring Awakening...
The Theater LoopTHEATER REVIEW: "Spring Awakening" ★★ Through Sunday at Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St.; Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes; Tickets: $27-$90 at 800-775-2000 and broadwayinchicago.com The usual complaint about non-Equity tours — such...
Culture MonsterThe writer Nicholas Kazan is famous for his screenplays -- he received an Oscar nomination for "Reversal of Fortune" in 1991 -- and for being the son of the late director Elia Kazan. But he also has carved out a......
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