Falcon’s Eye Theatre presents ‘Spring Awakening’

By From page B4 | April 04, 2014

The Falcon’s Eye Theatre at Folsom Lake College announces its April 2014 production of the electrifying musical drama, “Spring Awakening.”

This marks the first performance by The Falcon’s Eye on the magnificent main stage of the Harris Center for the Performing Arts, 10 College Parkway in Folsom.

Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, “Spring Awakening” is a rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s 1891 expressionist play about the trials and tribulations, and the exhilarations of the teen years.

It’s Germany, 1891. The beautiful young Wendla explores her body and asks her mother where babies come from. Elsewhere, the brilliant and fearless young Melchior defends his buddy Moritz — a boy so traumatized by puberty he can’t concentrate on anything.

One afternoon in the woods, Wendla and Melchior discover a desire unlike anything they’ve ever felt.

“Spring Awakening” celebrates the unforgettable journey from youth to adulthood with a power, poignancy and passion that the audience will never forget.

“Spring Awakening” opens on Thursday, April 10 and will continue through Sunday, April 13. Showtimes are: Thursday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 12 at 2 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m.

To purchase tickets,visit the Harris Center Website at Find the title “Productions” and click on the words “The Falcon’s Eye Presents.” Tickets may also be purchased by phone at 916-608-6888 or at the box office between 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and two hours before any performance.

This performance contains strong language and sexual situations. Adult guidance is strongly suggested for those under 17. No one under 17 admitted without a guardian. Those 12 and under not admitted.

Crew: director David Harris, scenic designer and technical director Ian Wallace, musical director Christopher Cook, choreographer Debra Davis Worth, costume designer Paulette Sand Gilbert, lighting designer Sam Coquerille and sound designer John Fynes.

Featured cast: Elio Gutierrez, Holly Wilson and Chris Emery with: Claire Alano, Jason Bermudes, Amelia Bethel, Cassidy Cagney, Alyson Chavez, Rick Eldredge, Casey Ellis, Sophia Flores, Angelo Giurbino, Akim Golubev, Cynthia Hawes, Donte Mayer, Jude Moitoza, Jennifer Morrison, Scott Nipper, Samantha O’Connell, Jenna Scoggins, David Taylor and Briahna Yee.

Folsom Lake College

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