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Spring Awakening

Music by Duncan Sheik
Book & Lyrics by Steve Sater

SPRING AWAKENING is a contemporary rock musical based on the classic German play by Frank Wedekind, following the struggles of German teenagers in the 1890’s trying to find their voices in a socially conservative world. 

Presented in September, 2018


Wendla: Haley Bolithon*

Melchior: Jeremiah Alsop

Moritz: Sam Shankman

Ilse: Claire Latourette

Anna: Molly Coleman

Martha: Ari Meixner

Thea: Tiffany T. Taylor

Hanschen: Chase Heinemann

Ernst: Adam Ross Brody

Otto: Bryce Ancil*

Georg: Dustin Rothbart*

The Adult Men: Mike Weaver

The Adult Women: Lisa Savegnago

Swings: Jonah Cochin, Kristina Plumb

Production Team

Director - Danny Kapinos*

Music Director - Tyler Miles

Choreographer - Britta Lynn Schlicht

Stage/Production Manager - Aaron Mann*

Lighting Design - Shelbi Arndt

Costume Design - Nina Wallrafen

Fight Choreography - Brian Plocharczyk

Intimacy Design - Zack Payne

*Denotes Blank Theatre Company Member



Windy City Times – Highly Recommended
Chicago Theatre Review – Highly Recommended
PerformInk – Highly Recommended
Third Coast Review – Recommended
Picture This Post – Recommended

“I really could go on and list everyone involved in Blank Theatre Company’s SPRING AWAKENING as a new contributor to storefront excellence in Chicago, but that’s redundant. Go see it.”

-Kelsey McGrath, PerformInk

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