Olney Theatre Center kicks off its 75th anniversary season with the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening
, on the company's mainstage. Based on the Expressionist play by Frank Wedekind that caused a scandal in 19th-century Germany, this bold yet poignant rock musical, with an acclaimed score by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater, follows a group of teenage friends as they cope with the agonies and ecstasies of discovering their sexuality in all its many varieties. Matthew Kacergis (1776
at Ford's Theatre) and Alyse Alan Louis (Mamma Mia!
) play star-crossed lovers Melchior and Wendla, respectively. Directed by Steve Cosson, founding artistic director of The Civilians, with music direction by Christopher Youstra and choreography by Sam Pinkleton, Spring Awakening
celebrates the unforgettable journey from youth to adulthood with a power, poignancy and passion you won't soon forget.
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