Spring Awakening: Musical Info & Synopsis


Spring Awakening is about a group of teenagers 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 and desires. 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


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2006)➝


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

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