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The Nazareth College Department of Theatre Arts is excited to present Spring Awakening, a new musical by Grammy award-winning recording artist Duncan Sheik, during its 2011-2012 season. Spring Awakening, winner of eight Tony Awards, takes place April 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 8:00 p.m., and April 22 and 29 at 2:00 p.m. All showings of the musical take place in the Nazareth College Arts Center in Callahan Theater. Spring Awakening is a groundbreaking rock musical about teenage sexuality and society’s efforts to control it. The piece highlights the timelessness of adolescent angst and the universality of human passion. Tickets are $12, $11 for non-Nazareth students, $10 for seniors. Tickets can be purchased by calling (585) 389-2170 or at the Arts Center box office at 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, New York 14618. The box office hours are Monday-Friday, 11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
The Nazareth College production of Spring Awakening is directed by Melissa Rain Anderson (melissarainanderson.com), a NYC actor and director, with music directed by Don Kot, a resident music director at Geva Theater Center and the music theatre program director at Nazareth. The production was inspired by Frank Wedekind’s controversial 1892 play Spring Awakening and is recommended for mature audiences.
Nazareth College Department of Theatre Arts offers undergraduate programs in Theatre Arts, Theatre Arts with Adolescent Certification in English, Theatre Arts with Inclusive Education Certification, and Music Theatre. The department presents an annual production season at the Nazareth College Arts Center each academic year. Nazareth College was named one of the best college theaters in 2010 by The Princeton Review. Its third year ranked among the top ten theater programs in the country.
Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.