SPRING AWAKENING HAS CLOSED
Chapel off Chapel
An electrifying story of youth, rebellion sexuality and mortality, set to a contemporary rock score that has exhilarated audiences across the world
A revelatory journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. It is Germany, 1891, a world where the grown-ups hold all the cards while the youth struggle through the adversity of coming of age in a time when sexual education is non-existent. Join this group of late nineteenth century students as they navigate teenage angst and self-discovery, in a powerful celebration of youthful rebellion in the daring and remarkable Tony award winning Spring Awakening.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Katherine Armstrong & Robbie Carmellotti DIRECTOR: Robbie Carmellotti MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Caleb Garfinkel ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: Ruth Brown CHOREOGRAPHER : Zoee Mash COMPANY MANAGER: Dean Drieberg CO-STAGE MANAGER/PROPS: Sam Hornstein DEPUTY COMPANY MANAGER/CO-STAGE MANAGER: Lauren Rosato DIRECTOR'S ASSISTANT: Alexandre Guérin CHOREOGRAPHER'S ASSISTANT: Sian Kelly LIGHTING DESIGNER: Jason Bovaird & Daniel Jow SOUND DESIGN: Marcello Lo Ricco COSTUME DESIGN: Rhiannon Irving SET DESIGN: Robbie Carmellotti HAIR AND MAKE UP Rachel Mclean MARKETING MANAGER: Katherine Armstrong GRAPHIC DESIGN: Ashley Gledhill & Dean Drieberg PUBLIC RELATIONS: Zilla & Brook
SPRING AWAKENING CONTAINES NUDITY AND STRONG SEX SCENES
PARENTAL GUIDANCE IS RECOMMENDED FOR PERSONS U'15YRS
Leading as the beautiful young Wendla is Jessie-Lou Yates (Dirty Dancing UK, Wicked), who explores the mysteries of her body and wonders aloud where babies come from.
The brilliant and fearless young Melchior will be played by Ashley Roussety (Rent, Hair) who interrupts a mind-numbing Latin class to defend his friend Moritz, played by Brent Trotter (Next to Normal), a boy so traumatised by puberty he can’t concentrate on anything.
One afternoon, in a private place in the woods, Melchior and Wendla meet by accident and soon find within themselves a desire unlike anything they've ever felt…
The other young girls in town are Ilse, played by Hannah McInerney (Dogfight, vocalist for Meg Mac), Martha (Luisa Scrofani – Motor-mouth Loves Suck-Face: An Apocalyptic Musical), Thea (Grace Browne) and Anna (Alice Batt – Einstein: Master of the Universe).
The teenage boys are Ernst, played by Alex Thompson (Titanic, Reefer Madness), Hänschen (Henry Brett – Oklahoma! A Little Touch of Chaos), Otto (Nathan Fernandez) and Georg (Jordon Mahar – Einstein: Master of the Universe, First Date).
Rounding out the cast is Olivia Solomons as Adult Woman and Barry Mitchell as Adult Man; with Adam Canny and Gabriella Barbagallo as Ensemble.
“If we’re lucky, once in a generation an unexpected new musical comes along and changes everything…. A breakthrough musical of the highest order”