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An emotionally charged 'Spring Awakening' by Deaf West Theatre
An emotionally charged 'Spring Awakening' by Deaf West Theatre

For anyone who didn’t quite connect with the 2008 Ahmanson Theatre production of "Spring Awakening" on an emotional level, the current production by Deaf West Theatre will redress that deficit brilliantly. If rippling goosebumps are any indication of emotional involvement, this show delivers. The Tony Award-winning musical in 2007, "Spring Awakening" is the adaptation of Frank Wedekind's 1891 play about sexually curious adolescents pitted against the repressive German status quo, capturing the head-banging frustration of its disaffected young characters in dashing style. Duncan Sheik's haunting original music and Steven Sater's rawly postmodern...

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