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Arsenal Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street Watertown, MA 02472
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21 reviews
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The weather was windy. I wore casual chic - perfect for theater.
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Right next door is the excellent Venezuelan restaurant Casa de Pedro.
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"Spring Awakening"
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4.3 average rating
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13 reviews
47 stars
attended Nov 04 2011

The lead actress, opens the first and second act, seems vocally challenged. She needs to come out strong and build on that, she is very soft throughout the show. She is drowned out on her duet by her fellow singers and can barely be heard over...continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 04 2011

An awesome production! Alaina Fragoso, Ben Sharton and Jared Walsh excelled. The Ensemble was also quite wonderful, each and every one of them. The singing was polished and the orchestra was pitch-perfect, balancing their dynamics with the singers...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 12 2011

First time seeing this play. Very intense and the cast did well, especially Jared Walsh as Melchior! Intimate theater and nice to see actors projecting and not using mics.

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Kira Cowan,  James Fitzpatrick,  Alaina Fragoso,  Linda Goetz,  Lori L’Italien, Brian Vaughn Martel,  Christian Masters,  Chris Murray,  Anne Olmsted,  Drew Reinhardt,  Kacee Staiti Rimer,  Tom Rimer,  TJ Rufo,  Adam Schuler,  Ben Sharton, Jackie Theoharis, Jared Walsh 


Joe DeMita – Director/Choreographer/Set Design

Steven Bergman – Music Director

PJ Strachman – Lighting Designer

Lynn Stewart – Assistant Lighting Designer

Lindsay Hurley – Costume Designer

Emily Monroe – Props Designer

Julie Murray – Stage Manager

Maria Milton – ASM

About Joe DeMita

Joe DeMita (Director/Choreographer) is one of the founders of The F.U.D.G.E Theatre Company, Inc. Directing credits include Jake’s Women (Stonehill Theatre Company), Company (Winthrop Playmakers), and the F.U.D.G.E. productions of__Once On This Island__, WorkingRumorsUrinetownDedication or The Stuff of DreamsI Sing!The House of Blue Leaves,Into the Woods, Bat Boy, I Love You Because (Boston Premiere), Fuddy Meers, and bare (Boston Premiere).  Joe has also served as the directing intern to Rob Ruggiero at TheatreWorks Hartford on productions of The Exonerated (featuring TV/Film star Kim Fields) and the world premiere musical Ella: Off the Record (starring Broadway’s Tina Fabrique). In the Boston area, Joe served as the assistant director to Adam Zahler on the Lyric Stage’s production of Talley’s Folly.  His work on the Company’s production of “Nevermore” received unanimous critical acclaim.   He most recently directed the F.U.D.G.E. Theatre Company’s World Premiere of Charles Antin and Ryan Cunningham’s romantic comedy, Half-Married, the critically acclaimed A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Barefoot in the Park, The Glorious Ones and the sold-out and heralded production of Carousel.   Mr. DeMita and the company recently received three coveted IRNE Award Nominations.

About Steven Bergman

Steven Bergman (Musical Director) is making his debut with F.U.D.G.E.  Recent musical director credits include Adding Machine: A Musical (Speakeasy Stage – IRNE and Norton Award winner for Best Musical), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Wheelock Family Theatre, New Bedford Festival Theatre), as well as dozens of shows throughout the region.   As a composer, original scores include Animal Farm, Four Kisses, The Curse is Reversed! and Jack the Ripper: the Whitechapel Musical. As a keyboardist, shows include “Nunsense Jamboree” (National tour with Georgia Engel, CD/DVD with Vicki Lawrence), national tours of Sunday in the Park with George, Dreamgirls, Guys and Dolls, and Les Miserables. Drama teacher: Littleton Public Schools; Musical Theater faculty: Dean College.