The star-studded solid of the critically-acclaimed musical Spring Awakening reunited for a one particular-evening-only 15th anniversary live performance benefitting The Actors Fund on Nov. 15. And HBO has verified that the offered-out musical function will be the issue of an impending reunion documentary, created by RadicalMedia.
Stars Lea Michele, Skylar Astin, Jonathan Groff, Lauren Pritchard, John Gallagher, Jr., Gerard Canonico, Lilli Cooper, Jennifer Damiano, Christine Eastbrook, Gideon Glick, Robert Hager, Brian Johnson, Krysta Rodriguez, Stephen Spinella, Phoebe Strole, Jonny B. Wright, and Remy Zaken done at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre as initial director Michael Mayer directed the musical after once more.
“Thank you to HBO and RadicalMedia for all you’ve completed to make our Spring Awakening reunion come about and for bringing the magic and vitality of this tale to the entire world, even though continuing to travel recognition to the critical get the job done The Actors Fund gives our local community by means of this documentary,” initial solid customers and producers Groff and Pritchard mentioned in a push launch.
The documentary is directed by Michael John Warren and government created by Jon Kamen, Meredith Bennett, and Dave Sirulnick for RadicalMedia, along with Tom Hulce, Ira Pittleman, and Groff with Pritchard serving as co-producer.
RadicalMedia’s chairman and CEO Kamen mentioned, “RadicalMedia is very pleased to companion with HBO to guidance this undertaking and convey recognition to The Actors Fund and its critical position in supporting doing arts pros, which include these in the Broadway local community. We hope all people will be a part of us in supporting this extraordinary group’s important systems and solutions for our market.”
Joe Benincasa, President & CEO of The Actors Fund, extra, “The Actors Fund is honored to be a element of this epic Spring Awakening 15th Anniversary Reunion and is grateful to HBO and RadicalMedia for their guidance of the Broadway local community, as properly as the complete leisure market we provide.”
The documentary, also directed by Mayer, is established for 2022 launch, 15capturing powering-the-scenes times with the initial solid from the Grammy-successful and 8 time Tony Award-successful musical. The movie also will include things like archival footage showcasing the initial general performance from the 2006 debut of the rock musical at The Atlantic Theatre Corporation.
Spring Awakening afterwards opened on Broadway on December 10, 2006 at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce created the initial manufacturing in affiliation with The Atlantic and have been joined by Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel, for the Broadway operate. Duncan Sheik scored the musical, with the reserve and lyrics by Steven Sater.
HBO’s Spring Awakening reunion documentary, Premiere, 2022.