The British Theatre Academy present the acclaimed Broadway musical Spring Awakening The Musical, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Book and Score and 4 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, at the Stockwell Playhouse until Saturday, August 18th.
A rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater, based on the 1891 German play Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind, it tells the growing pains of teenagers discovering their sexuality. Directed by Dean Johnson (Godspell), the huge cast, all students from the academy, the opportunity to perform in top venues nationwide.
The British Theatre Academy is also involved in the production of Bring it On, currently playing at the Southwark Playhouse until September 1st as well as Goodnight Mr Tom at The Small at Southwark Playhouse playing until August 25th.
The British Theatre Academy was set up to give talented young people the opportunity to perform in top venues nationwide for free. Over the past three years, the company earned rave reviews for productions of Annie Jr, The Secret Garden, The Adventures of Pinocchio and 13 – The Musical in the West End. In May, the BTA staged a scintillating concert performance of Broadway musical The Color Purple, starring Marisha Wallace (Effie in Dreamgirls) alongside members of the BTA. The British Theatre Academy is a unique performing arts programme that has inspired and nurtured the talent of thousands of young performers over the past 30 years.
For tickets to Spring Awakening The Musical, please go to www.stockwellph.com
For tickets to Bring it On and Goodnight Mr Tom, please go to southwarkplayhouse.co.uk
For more on The British Theatre Academy, please go to thebritishtheatreacademy.com