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Spring Awakening

The Belgrade Young Company present

Spring Awakening

Fri 4 – Sat 12 Nov 2011

  • By Frank Wedekind. Translated by Julian and Margarete Forsyth. By arrangement of Nick Hern Books
  • Presented at B2 stage
  • Tickets: £7 (Concessions: £4)

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The Belgrade Young Company presents its second production, Spring Awakening.

“Here I am with a sister who’s been married two years, I’ve become an auntie for the third time and I still have no idea how it all happens … I’m fourteen now. You can’t seriously expect me to believe in the stork.”

Spring Awakening dives headfirst into the confused and tangled mess that can be teenage life. Tackling tough subjects such as homosexuality, abortion, suicide and rape, this classic tale of teenage angst is as explosive now as when it was first written in the 19th Century.

With no one offering answers in a world of repressed and scared adults, how do you find out the facts? For these twelve teenagers, curiosity might just prove fatal.

Spring Awakening will be the second production from the Belgrade’s Young Company, which features some of the city’s most promising young amateur actors.

The Big Conversation is an opportunity for young people, parents and carers to debate the issues of teenage pregnancy and STDs with sexual health experts and members of Coventry City Council. This free event will directly follow the matinee on Sat 12 Nov.

Spring Awakening contains scenes of a sexual nature so we’re recommending it for ages 12+

Fri 4 Nov 8:00pm
Sat 5 Nov 8:00pm
Mon 7 Nov 8:00pm
Tue 8 Nov 8:00pm Limited Availability
Wed 9 Nov 8:00pm
Thu 10 Nov 8:00pm
Fri 11 Nov 8:00pm
Sat 12 Nov 2:30pm Limited Availability
Sat 12 Nov 8:00pm
The Spring Awakwning cast

Spring Awakening meet and greet photos

Posted on 26th October 2011

The Spring Awakening cast took a break from rehearsals to meet and greet the rest of the staff at the theatre over tea and cake. Read more

Belgrade Young Company putting Sexual Health on the city’s agenda

Posted on 29th September 2011

The Young Company are putting issues such as teen pregnancy, homosexuality and abortion centre stage with their production of Spring Awakening. Read more

Spring Awakening Production Photographs

Posted by anon on 8th November 2011

Check out these fantastic Spring Awakening production photographs taken by Robert Day. Read more

Janet Vaughan, Designer for Spring Awakening

Podcast: Janet Vaughan talks about the set and costumes for Spring Awakening

Posted by anon on 3rd November 2011

In the madness of technical rehearsals, we managed to chat to Janet Vaughan, Designer of Spring Awakening, about the set and costumes for the show. Read more

Video: What is the Belgrade Young Company and why Spring Awakening?

Posted by anon on 21st October 2011

Justine Themen tells us about the Belgrade Young Company and explains why it has chosen classic play Spring Awakening as its latest production. Read more

Justine Themen, Associate Director

Justine Themen tells us about Spring Awakening

Posted by Ray Clenshaw on 17th October 2011

Director Justine Themen, gives us some background on the Belgrade Young Company and the forthcoming production, Spring Awakening. Read more

Spring Awakening read-through photos

Posted by Ray Clenshaw on 1st October 2011

Here's a selection of photos from the script read-through of our forthcoming Young Company show, Spring Awakening. Read more

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