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Theater: “Spring Awakening”

A play by Frank Wedekind
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 12:00am to Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 12:00am
Experimental Theater, Theater Arts Center (UCSC)
Presented by: 
Theater Arts Department

Student director Rosie Glen-Lambert and a team of student actors and designers stage this controversial play, written in 1891 and first performed in 1906. The play follows the lives of three adolescents and criticizes the sexually-oppressive culture of 19th-century Germany around teenage desire, suicide, abortion, and homosexuality. Translation by Jonathan Franzen.

Note: this is NOT the musical version. The play contains adult themes and is not recommended for young audiences.

Friday-Sunday, Feb. 21-22-23 &
Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 27 - Mar. 2
7:30pm (Sundays at 3:00pm)

Talk-backs: Audiences are invited to 2 post-show conversations after both Saturday performances.

$12 general admission
$11 seniors (62+)
$11 students w/ ID

Special offers:
UCSC undergrads w/ valid UCSC ID get 1 ticket free
UCSC faculty, staff and Alumni Assoc. members w/ valid ID get up to 2 tickets at the student price.

Seating is not reserved.

Tickets at, the UCSC Ticket Office, and the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium box office.

Doors open 30 minutes before curtain.

Parking $4