See it if Gallery's on a roll w/this raucous, profane & absorbing production of the Tony winning musical Brennan's fleet staging is the evening's star
Don't see it if Over amplification & some weak voices cause some loss of Sater's captivating lyrics As 2nd act gets serious the energy lags but no harm done
See it if Spring Awakening has been our "Take Visitors To" musical since Pre-Broadway and Gallery has matched the later productions. Gallery rocks.
Don't see it if Those sensitive to youth awareness of sex and rejection problems should be wary Avoid the 2nd or ? row depending on Row A re: raking of seat
"It feels timelier than ever...Director Nick Brennan has made some smart choices, such as staging all the scenes with the adults above the stage, even when the characters are in the same room as the teenagers, further illustrating the enormous distance between them...For the most part, the singing is stronger than the acting, but given the beauty of Duncan Sheik's pop score and AnnMarie Milazzo's vocal arrangements, that's not the worst thing in the world."