“Spring Awakening”: My FT Review

The Financial Times has published my review of the Broadway revival of “Spring Awakening.” Bottom line: ‘Communication, or the lack of it, forms the thematic heart of this 2006 musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s 1891 play. Repressive parents misunderstand adolescents, who themselves misinterpret romantic cues from each other. Does Deaf West’s revival, on Broadway after acclaimed runs in Los Angeles, and now starring Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin, make the communication motif especially acute?’

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