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TDN subscribers now regularly recommend dining and shopping options to our out-of-town readers.
Spring Awakening (New York City, NY - Entertainment)
Eugene O'Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., New York, NY
Type: Unforgettable story of the uncontrolled emotions of adolescence, first loves and everlasting regrets
This play is produced by horse owner Jerry Frankel, and I have had the pleasure of being his producing partner on some productions. Call Vicki Forbes at 732-747-8060 for reservations.
A major Tony Award winner from last season, this high energy “punk-rockish” musical has received a five-star billing from my 22 year olds. Spring Awakening is a musical that is based on the infamous 1891 Frank Wedekind play which was so up-front and honest about the period of teenage self-discovery that it was kept offstage in its full English format for almost 100 years. Based in Germany, it addresses the issues and questions of adolescence and is a story of uncontrolled emotions, first loves and everlasting regrets. In the words of The Newark Star-Leger, it is the “most explosive new musical since RENT.”
-- Barry Weisbord
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