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Spring Awakening

Friday March 3rd 7pm

2655 Broadway Ave, Lorain, OH 44052

The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater through what Entertainment Weekly called, "the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade," Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.

It is Germany, 1891, a world where the grown-ups hold all the cards. The beautiful young Wendla explores the mysteries of her body and wonders aloud where babies come from... until Mama tells her to shut it and put on a proper dress. Elsewhere, the brilliant and fearless young Melchior interrupts a mind-numbing Latin drill to defend his buddy, Moritz – a boy so traumatized by puberty that he can't concentrate on anything... not that the Headmaster cares. He strikes them both and tells them to turn in their lesson. One afternoon, in a private place in the woods, Melchior and Wendla meet by accident and soon find within themselves a desire unlike anything they've ever felt. As they fumble their way into one another's arms, Moritz flounders and soon fails out of school. When even his one adult friend, Melchior's mother, ignores his plea for help, he is left so distraught that he can't hear the promise of life offered by his outcast friend, Ilse. Naturally, the Headmasters waste no time in pinning the "crime" of Moritz's suicide on Melchior to expel him. And soon, Mama learns that her little Wendla is pregnant. Join this group of late nineteenth century German students on their passage as the navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety in a powerful celebration of youth, sexuality, and rebellion in the daring, remarkable Spring Awakening.

This show is intended for mature audiences. If you have questions about the content, please contact us at themadfactorytheatreco@gmail.com


Fridays March 3rd and 10th at 7pm

Saturdays March 4th and 11th at 7pm

Sundays March 5th and 12th at 2pm

Adult tickets $20, Student/Senior tickets $18

Performance Location: 2655 Broadway Ave, Lorain, 44052

dates & tickets

When Tickets
March 03, 2023, 7:00pm
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March 04, 2023, 7:00pm
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March 05, 2023, 2:00pm
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March 10, 2023, 7:00pm
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March 11, 2023, 7:00pm
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March 12, 2023, 2:00pm
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cast

Angie Beno - "Martha"

Charlie Boes - "Ernst"

Colin Clark - "Melchior"

Clara Edelman - "Anna"

Nina Fisher

Nina Fisher - "Music Director"

Alexander Krejci - "Otto"

Amy Lilly - "Wendla"

Shelbey Linder

Shelbey Linder - "Adult Female "

Shelbey is glad to be back on the MAD stage again (to be on any stage really)! After a three year break from performing, she is ready to be back under the lights. You might recognize her from MAD productions like The Producers, Aida, Sweeney Todd, and Mamma Mia. Shelbey would like to thank everyone who made this show come together and you! (Yes, you!) Without patrons like yourself, community theater and youth programs are not possible. Thank you for your support!

Amber  Michalak

Amber Michalak - "Director"

Kevin Myers - "Adult Male"

Milo Page - "Hanschen"

Lilly Porta

Lilly Porta - "Thea"

Gina Rogers - "Georg"

Emma Sergent - "Ilse"

Desiray Watson - "Moritz"

Location

2655 Broadway Ave
Lorain, OH 44052

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