La Mirada Theatre Begins New 'Onstage' Series of Shows With SPRING AWAKENING, 3/21-30
LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS is thrilled to present the Tony Award-winning musical sensation, SPRING AWAKENING, book and lyrics by Steven Sater
, music by Duncan Sheik
, based on the play by Frank Wedekind
, musical direction by John Glaudini
, choreography by Dana Solimando
and directed by Brian Kite
. SPRING AWAKENING will preview on Thursday, March 21, 2013 (with a press opening on Friday, March 22) and runs through Saturday, March 30, 2013, live "On Stage" at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.
Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening is a rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind
's 1891 expressionist play about the trials and tribulations, and the exhilaration of the teen years. It's Germany, 1891. The beautiful young Wendla explores her body and asks her mother where babies come from. Elsewhere, the brilliant and fearless young Melchior defends his buddy Moritz -- a boy so traumatized by puberty he can't concentrate on anything. One afternoon in the woods, Wendla and Melchior discover a desire unlike anything they've ever felt. Spring Awakening explores the confusion and desperation that ensue when the onrushing tide of hormones meets the ignorance of children and celebrates the unforgettable journey from youth to adulthood with a power, poignancy, and passion that you will never forget.
*This show contains adult content including language, sexual situations and brief nudity.
Performances will be 7:30pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays; 8pm on Fridays; 2pm and 8:00pm on Saturday, March 23 and 7pm and 10:30pm on Saturday, March 30; and 2pm and 7pm on Sundays.
Tickets range from $20 - $60 and can be purchased at La Mirada Theatre's website, www.lamiradatheatre.com or by calling the La Mirada Theatre Box Office at (562) 944-9801 or (714) 994-6310. Student, Senior, Children and group discounts are available.
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