Spring Awakening: Musical Info & Synopsis


Spring Awakening tells the story of a group of teenagers who are living in a repressive 19th-century German society. The story follows their struggles with the confusion and curiosity that come with adolescence, including their exploration of sexuality. As they confront societal expectations, the characters face the consequences of their choices and learn about the importance of self-expression.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Contemporary (2006)

Cast Size: 13

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1890s / Germany

Creative Team

Music: Duncan Sheik

Lyrics/Book: Steven Sater

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2006)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2000s, Dramatic, Edgy, Family, High School, LGBTQ+, Pop/Rock, Popular, Religious, School, Tony Award, Tragedy

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