Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening
An angsty rock musical adaptation of the seminal play about the trials and tribulations of growing up.

The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through what Entertainment Weekly called, "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade," Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.

It is Germany, 1891, a world where the grown-ups hold all the cards. The beautiful young Wendla explores the mysteries of her body and wonders aloud where babies come from... until Mama tells her to shut it and put on a proper dress. Elsewhere, the brilliant and fearless young Melchior interrupts a mind-numbing Latin drill to defend his buddy, Moritz – a boy so traumatized by puberty that he can't concentrate on anything... not that the Headmaster cares. He strikes them both and tells them to turn in their lesson. One afternoon, in a private place in the woods, Melchior and Wendla meet by accident and soon find within themselves a desire unlike anything they've ever felt. As they fumble their way into one another's arms, Moritz flounders and soon fails out of school. When even his one adult friend, Melchior's mother, ignores his plea for help, he is left so distraught that he can't hear the promise of life offered by his outcast friend, Ilse. Naturally, the Headmasters waste no time in pinning the "crime" of Moritz's suicide on Melchior to expel him. And soon, Mama learns that her little Wendla is pregnant. Now the young lovers must struggle against all odds to build a world together for their child.

This celebration of rebellion provides the perfect opportunity to feature performers of all types, as well as the creative flexibility with the use of costumes, set pieces and lighting. Featuring a pop rock score, this is an ideal show for talented vocalists with strong acting abilities. Join this group of late nineteenth 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.

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November 13, 2016

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We prefer the music that is featured on the Broadway CD for the opening of Spring Awakening. It is played before Wendla sings "Mama who Bore Me" but it is not included in the rental package. Does anyone know a source for this part of the score?
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The opening music to the Bway version of Spring Awakening is not in the licensed music. Do es anyone have it?
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January 14, 2016

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Hello, I was wondering how it worked with backing tracks and Spring Awakening as I see in the contract it states that it includes 1 Backing Tracks but I wasn't sure if this is in full, the entire show's instrumental. If not, I would like to know where I would be able to find backing tracks for this show as we do not have the budget for a full orchestra. Thanks!
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Backing Tracks - Spring Awakening?
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August 22, 2012

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I feel a duty to present this show in order to raise discussion. Is there a simple study guide or resource manual that other organizations have used to assist youth and parents find responsible answers to their questions? Or to stimulate dialogue about the topics raised in the show?
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January 03, 2012

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In the score there it says that there is a computer track and it is not rentable what have you done for the music that is not in the score?