Online Since 1999!


Loading

FiltersShow / Hide

Spring Awakening: Icarus Theatre Collective picture

Fri 8th Feb at 7:30pm

Spring Awakening

@ Swansea Grand Theatre and Arts Wing, Swansea

Featuring: Icarus Theatre Collective

This event has been and gone!

Passed

Catch the next one:

Check out the info below for future tour dates, and track them to receive alerts when they tour near you

Spring Awakening: Icarus Theatre Collective

"A powerful production of this haunting classic play about the terrors of becoming an adult as it follows a highly religious community with straight and gay teens exploring youth’s furtive sexual awakenings. These young people push imposing boundaries as puberty overtakes them and their lives are changed forever.

Fifteen year-old Melchior is chased out of town for acts of hedonistic, lewd and despicable moral character. But Melchior is the brightest boy in school and knows sex is just a natural act that ends in the beauty of childbirth.

Wendla, the 14-year-old girl-next-door, dies during a tragic abortion thrust upon her by narrow-minded parents. Crushed by Wendla's death and persecuted by the authorities (and even his own parents) Melchior battles through purgatory where he confronts the ghosts of his past.

This is a seminal play that attacks the sexually oppressive culture of fin de siècle Germany and offers a vivid criticism of the erotic fantasies it breeds. A play well ahead of its time, and with its careful negotiation of teenage pregnancy, homosexuality and religion, it remains bold, challenging and thoughtful today.

This production contains nudity. For over 14s accompanied by an adult, or unaccompanied over 16s."

Info provided by the Event Organiser

Image © Grand Theatre

Track this event

  • Event has been added to your calendar
  • Any important updates will be sent to your email address

Manage your tracking here

  • Add to your personal Ents24 calendar
  • Sync with iCal, Outlook and others
  • Receive important updates

Venue Facts

Venue: Swansea Grand Theatre and Arts Wing


Address:
Singleton Street
Swansea
SA1 3QJ 51.618023, -3.947902

Swansea Grand Theatre and Arts Wing photo

Swansea Grand Theatre and Arts Wing map


Website: swanseagrand.co.uk

Bookings: 01792 475 715


Seating Plan: View the Seating Plan


Train

  → Swansea 12 min walk
  → Swansea Docks 12 min walk