Music by Duncan Sheik
Book and lyrics by Steven Sater
Based on the play by Frank Wedekind
A rock musical adaptation of the controversial 1892 German play of the same title by Frank Wedekind it features music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. Set in late-19th century Germany, it concerns teenagers who are discovering the inner and outer tumult of sexuality. The original play was banned in Germany for some time due to its frank portrayal of abortion, homosexuality, rape, child abuse and suicide. In the musical, alternative rock is employed as part of the folk-infused rock score.
Directed and Produced by William D. Parker
Music Direction by John-Michael d'Haviland
Stage Managed by Joan A.S. Lada
Friday, Oct. 5 @ 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6 @ 8 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 11 @ 8 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 12 @ 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13 @ 8 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 18 @ 8 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 19 @ 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 20 @ 8 p.m
Performance Location: Gunston Theater One, 2700 S. Lang Street, Arlington, VA 22206
This program is supported in part by the Arlington Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington Economic Development
and the Arlington Commission for the Arts”. www.ArlingtonArts.org