It's been 120 years since the debut of German playwright Frank Wedekind's play "Spring Awakening" about the perils of adolescence, but it continues to have staying power.
Lawrence, Kan. – The rock musical adaptation won 8 Tony Awards in 2007, followed by a new translation of the original play by novelist Jonathan Franzen. The City Youth Theatre company in Lawrence is tackling that version this weekend and finds that it's inspiring a novel way to think about sex education.
Scenes from a rehearsal of "Spring Awakening"
photos: Steve Walker/KCUR
Lawrence Arts Center's City Youth Theatre presents "Spring Awakening"
Friday and Saturday, May 20th & 21st, 2011
Lawrence Arts Center
940 New Hampshire Street
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