SPRING AWAKENING April 5-7 and April 12-14 at 7pm FREE for Palomar students on Saturday the 14th First performed under heavy censorship in Germany in 1906, Frank Wedekind’s play closed after one night in New York in 1917 amid public outrage and charges of obscenity. The play’s content was radical indeed: teenage sex, suicide, abortion, masturbation, sadomasochism. But even more radical was the unsentimental and brutally authentic comedy with which Wedekind treated it. The story traces the dawning sexual awareness of four teenagers, Melchior, Moritz, Wendla, and Hansy, who, in their painfully funny contradictions-they are at once too innocent and not remotely innocent at all-remain fresh and unsettling even in our own sex-saturated culture. On Saturday the 14th you can see the show for FREE and learn about our Theatre Program. Pizza and info session at 6pm show at 7:00 pm CSUSM Arts...Read More
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