Limerick Youth Theatre’s Transition Year Theatre company proudly presents Frank Wedekind’s Spring Awakening directed by Shane Hickey-O’Mara. This is a modernist work which places the trials and tribulations of teenagers at its centre. Addressing issues of mental illness; morality; abortion; abuse; suicide; sexuality; and consent, this is a play about discovery, desire and the loss of innocence. Teenage friends share their insecurities and deepest fears. Children strive to make their parents proud. Young men and women, curious and confused by unfamiliar impulses, make rash decisions with heart-breaking consequences. For the past 112 years this play has been adapted and staged worldwide, this version adapted by Gyuri Vidovsky and Stefanie Priessner has been modernised to be relevant to a new generation of teenagers. Working with 28 transition year students from schools in Limerick city and county, the play will be staged by the Transition Year Theatre (TYT) Company at Dance Limerick on 27 & 28 February 2018.
Time: Tuesday 27 February at 1pm and 8pm/Wednesday 28 February at 10.30am & 2pm
Venue: Dance Limerick
Ticket: 10 euro (5 euro school bookings) on the door