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Spring Awakening (Gallery Players)

From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant

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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The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, "Spring Awakening" explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion.

Mature themes. Recommended for audiences over 18 years old.


Member Reviews (12)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great staging, Great singing, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Resonant
85
Avg Score

95
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

Also Cast of 18 were so good. Gaby Greenwald and Taylor Bloom were on fire ... Read more Read less

80
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

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.

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.

89
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.

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.

Also The direction is a combination of the original and revival Broadway pr... Read more Read less

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.

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.

Also Gallery Players is a off off Broadway venue which holds around 100 sea... Read more Read less

95
Great staging, Great singing, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like clever stagings of contemporary musicals.

Don't see it if you don’t like small theatres.

87
Profound, Intense

See it if Great songs that will get stuck in your head, good, clear storylines. Very unique

Don't see it if not good for kids or people who don’t agree with provocative shows

85
Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You’ve never seen the original. Cast was great.

Don't see it if Brooklyn is too far and you want a major broadway production

99
Intelligent, Resonant, Great acting, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy a story with depth and resonates in real life

Don't see it if Sensitive about coming of age storylines


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 singin...
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