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THEATRE – Sydney Theatre: Spring Awakening: A New Musical

February 4, 2010toFebruary 28, 2010

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  • Opens 9 February 2010 at 7.30pm
  • Season runs 4 – 28 February 2010
  • Tickets: $40 to $90
This exuberant and bold new musical tells the tale of a dozen teenagers embarking on the terrifying, thrilling and complicated transition from youth to adulthood. The inquisitive, sweet Wendla (Clare Bowen) begs her mother to explain where babies come from; her best friend Thea (Ali Calder) denies her feelings of desire in order to keep the repressive adults happy; the charismatic, rebellious Melchior (Andrew Hazzard) tries to help his tormented friend, Moritz (Akos Armont) while the troubled and abused Martha (Erica Lovell) fears being outcast like runaway Ilse (Angela Scundi); and as Georg (Edward Grey) lusts after his busty music teacher, Hanschen (Jamie Ward) takes a more pragmatic approach to his desires, seducing the naïve Ernst (Scott Morris) along the way.
Helen Dallimore (currently on stage in Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf Revue) who made her West End debut as Glinda in the original London cast of Wicked, portrays the range of adult characters, along with Berynn Schwerdt.
Completing the creative team with Brookman and Champion, are acclaimed Musical Director Robert Gavin, Set Designer Anna Tregloan, Costume Designer Tess Schofield and Lighting Designer Niklas Pajanti.
Cast: Akos Armont, Clare Bowen, Ali Calder, Olivia Charalambous, Thomas Conroy, Helen Dallimore, Edward Grey, Andrew Hazzard, Nicholas Kong, Erica Lovell, Scott Morris, Angela Scundi, Rebecca Lee Slade, Berynn Schwerdt, Christy Sullivan, Jamie Ward, Alex Woodward
Box Office: 02 9250 1777 or sydneytheatre.com.au
Sydney Theatre
22 Hickson Road
Walsh Bay
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