The Messenger Article — “Spring Awakening: First Look at Garfield’s PG-13 Musical”

The play Spring Awakening was banned on the first night of its original run in 1891. It was put on again, and banned again, in the 1960s. Then it was rebooted into a rock musical. Now, it’s coming to the Quincy Jones Auditorium.

For this year’s musical, Garfield theater takes us back to 1890’s Germany with a harrowing portrayal of teen life, set to catchy rock music. The story follows a cast of German teenagers navigating intense topics such as sexual awakening, abuse, and mental illness. … Click to read more.

By Tova G. in The Garfield Messenger student paper. Subscribe or donate to support great student reporting.