Alexandria Wailes & Elizabeth Greene Begin Performances in Spring Awakening

first_imgSwitcheroo for the final weeks of Spring Awakening at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Alexandria Wailes and Elizabeth Greene will replace Marlee Matlin and Camryn Manheim in their roles, respectively, on January 10. Deaf West’s revival is scheduled to end its limited engagement on January 24.Michael Arden’s production previously played two different engagements in Los Angeles. The staging incorporates American Sign Language with the dialogue, as select characters are portrayed as deaf, with additional performers providing their voices.Spring Awakening, featuring music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater, is based on Frank Wedekind’s 1891 play by the same name. It follows a group of teenagers as they navigate through their sexual and intellectual blossoming, with varying degrees of support from adult figures in their lives. The original production won eight Tony Awards in 2007 including Best Musical.The cast also includes Krysta Rodriguez, Andy Mientus, Patrick Page, Russell Harvard as well as over a dozen newcomers, including Austin McKenzie as Melchior, Sandra Mae Frank as Wendla, Katie Boeck as the voice of Wendla, Daniel Durant as Moritz and Alex Boniello as the voice of Moritz. Spring Awakening View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 24, 2016 Related Showslast_img