Spring Awakening (Original Broadway Production)
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Spring Awakening (Original Broadway Production)
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Spring Awakening (Original Broadway Production) NYC Reviews and Tickets

91%
(538 Reviews)
Positive
96%
Mixed
3%
Negative
1%
Members say
Absorbing, Edgy, Thought-provoking, Intense, Great singing

About the Show

This original Broadway production about teenagers discovering their sexuality and the problems that come with that, won Best Musical and featured a star-studded cast including Jonathan Groff and Lea Michelle.

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Member Reviews (538)

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815 Reviews | 889 Followers
75
Clever, Great singing, Entertaining, Cliched

See it if Interesting concept. Some parts work better than others. The music is great. The singing is wonderful, the acting is not.

Don't see it if it's bare bones to the bare bones. The story is dated. The new production is way better, more exciting and moving.

585 Reviews | 220 Followers
88
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great staging, Original, Relevant

See it if You want to take your teenager to a more important, relevant musical.

Don't see it if You dislike rock musicals or can't talk to your teenager about sex.

429 Reviews | 93 Followers
100
Absorbing, Enchanting, Great acting, Great staging, Masterful

See it if You like theater.

Don't see it if You lack any sense of wonder.

330 Reviews | 96 Followers
94
Thought-provoking, Profound, Original, Edgy, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy seeing the boundaries of musical theatre pushed / you understand the value of theatre to explore the uncomfortable

Don't see it if you are uncomfortable with frank explorations of controversial topics / you dislike rock musicals.

216 Reviews | 908 Followers
89
Entertaining, Great staging, Great singing, Great writing, Relevant

See it if you want to see a modern, well written production, excellent choreography, and an up and coming cast of future stars

Don't see it if you want a traditional experience or are sensitive to sexual situations

302 Reviews | 39 Followers
100
Exquisite, Great singing, Great staging, Must see

See it if Every reason. Touch me... so many young artists, soon to be discovered (Groff, Michele, Gallagher, Astin). Duncan Sheik!

Don't see it if See it

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252 Reviews | 197 Followers
96
Absorbing, Resonant, Original, Wonderful score, 3 star making performances

See it if Saw it off then on Bway. New stars John Gallagher, Jr., (Tony award), Jonathan Groff, (Tony nomination), Lea Michele, (Glee). Great score.

Don't see it if You are prudish, hate rock, like modern stories.

184 Reviews | 373 Followers
84
Original, Absorbing, Edgy, Entertaining, Thought-provoking

See it if enjoy well written musicals, definitely one of Duncan Sheik's best work.

Don't see it if you are sensitive to coming of age/sexuality subject matter.

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