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"Glee" Star Lindsay Heather Pearce, Janel Parrish Star in L.A. Spring Awakening, Starting March 14

By Andrew Gans
14 Mar 2012

Mat Vairo and Lindsay Pearce
Mat Vairo and Lindsay Pearce
Photo by Kat Hess

Over the Moon Productions' mounting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Spring Awakening begins previews March 14 at the Theatre of Arts Arena Stage with an official opening scheduled for March 16.

Directed by Kate Sullivan, performances will continue through April 22.

The cast comprises Lindsay Heather Pearce (Harmony on "Glee"), Janel Parrish (Mona Vanderwaal on the ABC Family series "Pretty Little Liars"), Michael David, Veronica Dunne, David Carey Foster, Tiffany Gray, Chris Higgins, Reesa Ishiyama, Hope Lauren, Kelly Lester, Payson Lewis, Matt Magnusson, Molly McCook, Harrison Meloeny, Ritesh Rajan, Alyce Tawil, Mat Vairo and Chase Williamson.

The production also features musical direction by Rachael Lawrence and choreography by Laura Harrison.

Spring Awakening has music by Duncan Sheik and book and lyrics by Steven Sater.

"This L.A. intimate theatre premiere production of Spring Awakening," press notes state, "is the rock musical adaptation of the 1892 German play by Frank Wedekind. Set in late-19th-century Germany, it concerns a group of teenagers who are discovering the inner and outer tumult of their awakening sexuality and the complications that arise because of them."

Theatre of Arts Arena Stage is located at 1625 N. Las Palmas Avenue in Hollywood. Ticket prices are $25; previews are $20. For tickets visit www.brownpapertickets.com or overthemoonproductions.virb.com or call (310) 903-6150.



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