Spring Awakening (Gallery Players)
Spring Awakening (Gallery Players)
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Spring Awakening (Gallery Players) NYC Reviews and Tickets

86%
(14 Reviews)
Positive
93%
Mixed
7%
Negative
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Members say
Great singing, Great staging, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

About the Show

The Gallery Players presents a new staging of the hit musical, which offers a fusion of morality, sexuality, and rock and roll.


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Member Reviews (14)

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688 Reviews | 116 Followers
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Ambitious, Entertaining, Great staging, Resonant, Dizzying

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

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506 Reviews | 1001 Followers
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Thought-provoking, Romantic, Great staging, Delightful, Absorbing

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 Read more

496 Reviews | 727 Followers
84
Heavy, Thought-provoking, Profound, Great singing, Great acting

See it if you're a fan of this show or of youth culture. The intimate nature of this production doesn't sacrifice heart. Terrific talents on stage.

Don't see it if you need moments of levity in serious shows. Each and every moment is HEAVY and depressing.

470 Reviews | 113 Followers
78
Great singing, Absorbing

See it if The rock songs are phenomenal & all the young guys are very talented.

Don't see it if The rest of cast (especially the 2 older adults) were disappointing and hurt the flow/feel of the show.

292 Reviews | 63 Followers
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Thought-provoking, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if You love the original or missed it and want to see a lovely group of talented young people put it on in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if You are uptight and think teenagers shouldn't learn about sex.

260 Reviews | 21 Followers
65
Entertaining, but messy

See it if You’re already a fan of the show.

Don't see it if You’re looking for a fresh approach. Read more

115 Reviews | 80 Followers
75
Resonant, Great staging, Ambitious

See it if Want to see great Teens/young adults working there hearts out performing. "Moritz" was outstanding.

Don't see it if Do not want to travel to Brooklyn. Do not like rock type music. Read more

101 Reviews | 56 Followers
93
Compelling, dynamic leads., Thought-provoking, Intense, Great singing, Great staging

See it if A creative, strong, somber rock-oriented musical is for you. Great acting and singing. A strong GO! It got a standing ovation on 05/19/2019.

Don't see it if There were some audio issues opening performance, hopefully that will be worked out.

Critic Reviews (1)

Theatre is Easy
May 21st, 2019

"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."
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