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Spring Awakening

May 3, 2012 - May 6, 2012

Spring Awakening
Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Based on the play by Frank Wedekind

WINNER 8 TONY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL!

A joint production by StageWest and Drake University

Limited, one week run!

The winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical – told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through “the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade” – Entertainment Weekly

SPRING AWAKENING explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion you will never forget.
The landmark musical SPRING AWAKENING is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock & roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.
Join this group of late 19th century German students on their passage as the navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety in a powerful celebration of youth and rebellion in the daring, remarkable SPRING AWAKENING.

“Broadway may never be the same again!” NY Times

CAST
Adult Female: Deena Conley
Adult Male: John Graham
Wendla: Allie Reidy
Ilse- Kailey Hopkins
Martha: Noby Edwards
Thea: Marissa Boich
Anna: Maura Gillespie
Melchior: Kenny Lawson
Moritz: Kyle Dvorak
Hänschen/Featured Dancer: Hayden Kruas
Ernst: Matt Haupert
Georg: Kent Reynolds (understudy Melchior)
Otto: Cameron Reeves
Ulbrecht/Featured Dancer: Grant Haase (understudy Otto)
Dieter: Kris Thornton (understudy Georg)
Rupert: Jason Millsap (understudy Hanschen)
Reinhold: Adam Merinik (understudy Moritz)
Featured Dancer/Female Dance Captain/Ensemble: Morgan Daniels (understudy Ilse)
Featured Dancer/Male Dance Captian/Ensemble: Dane Van Brockllin
Featured Dancer/Ensemble: Katie Hahn
Featured Dancer/Ensemble: Alyssa McKean- (understudy Anna)
Ensemble: Lauren Knutson
Ensemble: Kourtney Richards
Ensemble: Haley Sisler (understudy Wendla)
Ensemble: Kim Grossman (understudy Martha)
Audience Ensemble: Bridget Roepke (understudy Thea)
Audience Ensemble: Natalie Schmit
Audience Ensemble: Kaylee Ferguson
Audience Ensemble: Matt Schultz (understudy male ensemble)
Audience Ensemble: Andrew Nyberg (understudy Ernst and male ensemble)
Assistant Stage Manager/Understudy Featured Dancer: Claire Ottley
Assistant Stage Manager/Understudy Featured Dancer: Carissa Cassill
Assistant Stage Manager/Understudy Featured Dancer: Abby Diamond

BAND
Piano: Ben Hagen
Bass: Dustin Harmsen
Drums: Drew Selim
Guitar: Jeff Lind
Violin: Jordan Devaney
Cello: Derek Claussen

PRODUCTION TEAM
Director/Choreographer: Karla Kash
Music Director: Andrew Ryker
Choreographers: Alex Beem, Napoleon Douglas-
Stage Manager/Assistant Director: Danielle Dolezal
Production Stage Manager: Rachael Rhoades
Scenic Designer: Casey L. Gradischnig
Lighting Designer: Jim Trenberth
Costume Designer: Carrie Gabbert
Sound Designer: Josh Jepson
Props Designer: Ben Raanan
Hair/Wig/Make-up Designer: Cindy Hummel
Carpenter: Paul Mostrom

Details

Start:
May 3, 2012
End:
May 6, 2012
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