5/18/10

Spring Awakening: LAST STOP, Orlando!

610 Performances.
44 cities.
Number of people affected by Spring Awakening: countless.

After 8 more performances in Orlando this week, the lights will come down on this leg of the tour. Reality began to sink in last week when Michael Mayer and Tom Hulce flew in to say a final thank you and fond farewell. Since then, everyone is trying not to get emotional and trying to stay in the moment. @SteffiD3: That was my last Spring Awakening travel day... And this is my last hotel room. :-(
Still, spirits are high, as we just learned that Justin Scott Brown got the role of Marius in the upcoming tour of Les Mis! Congrats Justin!

TICKETS Don't miss your chance to see this amazing cast one more time! We will be at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center in Orlando, FL May 18-May 23rd, 2010. Tickets start at just $25 here.

STAGE DOOR: Come say hi after the show! Stage door is on the East side of the building adjacent to parking lot.

EVENTS:

1) LIVE CONCERT AT MACY'S THURSDAY MAY 20TH 5:30 PM

Macy’s at the Florida Mall is presenting shoppers the opportunity to watch a free performance by Spring Awakening cast members Steffi D and Taylor Trensch. The duo will be performing “Don’t Do Sadness/ Blue Wind” at 5:30 p.m. Thursday May 20th in the first-floor Juniors Department.

Customers also will have the opportunity to receive two tickets to the May 21st performance with a $75 purchase in the Young Men’s or Juniors departments at Macy’s.

2) MEET THE CAST AT BARNES & NOBLE THURSDAY MAY 20TH 5 PM
Join us for a chat back--ask questions, take pictures and get autographs. The free event takes place at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers at 2418 E. Colonial Drive in Orlando. The session is jointly sponsored by Florida Theatrical and Barnes & Noble. Call 407-894-6024 for information.

PRESS

THE LEDGER Interview with Steffi D

WATERMARK Interview with Robi Hager

ORLANDO SENTINEL preview article

DVD ALERT!

Wed May 19th, 2010

afternoon news
In-Studio TV Interview with Christy Altomare and Jake Epstein – CFN13 (Local Cable News)
This interview with Allyson Walker will air as part of the afternoon news and will be posted online.

evening news
In-Studio TV Interview with Christy Altomare and Jake Epstein– WKMG (CBS)
This interview with Bob Kotek will air on the evening and Saturday morning news.

Thursday May 20th, 2010

6-9 am (tentative. May run another day).
Taped In-Studio TV Performance/Interview – The Daily Buzz WFTV ABC Channel 9
Steffi D and Taylor Trensch performs Blue Wind/Don't Do Sadness followed by an interview with reporter James Alexander.

9:45 am LIVE interview with Robi Hager and Ben Fankhauser WOFL (FOX)





REVIEWS:

Check back to this blog post for reviews and more in town press soon.

In the meantime, some pictures just added to our Flickr group from our awesome week in Miami: http://www.flickr.com/groups/springawakeninggallery/

Spring Awakening - goLIVEmiami.com
GoLiveMiami.com contest winner Rebecca Ciufo at Opening Night Party in Miami with Jake Epstein and Christy Altomare

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yay! I'm flying in from Phoenix to see the final show!
Does anyone know if there will be student rush tickets? Bob Carr is so hard to get a hold of.

Anonymous said...

i'm crying internally. :'(
the tour cast will be missed.
hope to see you all in future shows. good luck :D

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UPCOMING TOUR SCHEDULE


MILWAUKEE, WI
10/06/09 - 10/11/09
Uihlein Hall Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
929 North Water Street, Milwaukee, WI
http://www.broadwayticketscenter.com


KANSAS CITY, MO
10/13/09 - 10/18/09
Music Hall
301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, MO
Non-subscription tickets on sale Sept 5, 2009 (subj to change)
http://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/56473
800-982-2787

AUSTIN, TX
10/20/09 - 10/25/09
Bass Hall
23rd St & Robert Dedman Drive, Austin, TX
http://www.utpac.org/venues/bass_concert_hall
(512) 477-6060

SAN JOSE, CA
10/28/09 - 11/01/09
San Jose Center for the Performing Arts/BroadwaySanJose
http://www.broadwaysanjose.com/springawakening.php
(866)395-2929

SACRAMENTO, CA
Nov 4-15, 2009
Sacramento Community Center,
1301 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
http://www.californiamusicaltheatre.com/index.cfm?page=629856


COSTA MESA, CA
Nov 17-29, 2009
Orange County Performing Arts Center
600 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Ticketing number: 714.556.2787
http://www.ocpac.org/home/Events/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=887&NavID=85


DENVER, CO
Dec 1-13, 2009
The Buell Theatre
Denver Performing Arts Complex
14th and Curtis Streets Denver, CO 80204
Non-subscription tickets on sale: Mon, Oct 19, 2009 (web only Oct 18)
Ticketing Number: (800) 641-1222
Groups: 303-446-4829
http://www.denvercenter.org/shows-and-events/Shows/SpringAwakening/Overview.aspx

HERSHEY, PA
Jan 5-10, 2010
Hershey Theatre
15 E. Caracas Ave, PO Box 395 Hershey, PA 17033
Non-Subscription Tickets on sale: Mon Aug 17, 2009
Groups: 717-534-3412
http://www.hersheytheatre.com/performances_events/details.php?id=8952

CINCINNATTI, OH
Jan 12-24, 2010
Aronoff Center
650 Walnut Street Cincinnati, OH 45202
Non-subscription Tickets go on sale: Nov 2009
Ticketing (not avail until 11/9) 800.982.2787
http://www.ticketmaster.com/

FORT MYERS, FL
Jan 26-31, 2010
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall
8099 College Parkway, SW Fort Myers, FL 33919
Non-subscription Tickets on sale: Sept 1, 2009 (Tentative)
Ticketing number: 800-440-7469
Groups: 239-489-3033, x 3122
http://www.bbmannpah.com/

CHARLOTTE, NC
Feb 2-Feb 7, 2010
Belk Theatre, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 N. Tryon St. Charlotte, NC
http://www.blumenthalcenter.org/
Group Tickets: (704) 379-1380
Ticketing number: (704) 372-1000

ROCHESTER, NY
Feb 9-14, 2010
Auditorium Theatre, Rochester Broadway League
885 E. Main Street Rochester, NY 14605
Ticketing Number: 800-745-3000

HARTFORD, CT
February 23-28, 2010
Bushnell Performing Arts Center
http://www.bushnell.org/

DURHAM, NC
MARCH 2-7, 2009
DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center
Ticketing: 919-680-2787
Groups: 919-281-0587
http://www.dpacnc.com

ATLANTA, GA
March 9-14, 2010
Fabulous Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Call Ticketmaster at (404) 817-8700
http://www.foxtheatre.org/

GREENVILLE, SC
March 16-21, 2010
The Peace Center
300 S. Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
Ticketing Number: 800-888-7768
Groups: 864-679-9201
http://www.peacecenter.org/

DALLAS, TX
March 23 - April 4, 2010
Dallas Center for the Performing Arts
2100 Ross Avenue, Suite 650 Dallas, Texas 75201
Box Office: 214.880.0202
http://www.dallasperformingarts.org/

DETROIT, MI
April 20-May 9, 2010
3011 W. Grand Boulevard Detroit, MI 48202
Ticketing number: 800-982-2787
Group Tickets: 313-871-1132
http://www.nederlanderdetroit.com/

MIAMI, FL
May 11-16, 2010
Arsht Center
Box Office: 305.949.6722
http://www.arshtcenter.org/

ORLANDO, FL
May 18-23, 2010
Carr Performing Arts Center
401 West Livingston Street Orlando, FL 32801
http://www.broadwayacrossamerica.com/Orlando

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