The awards will allow 28 productions more time for rehearsal and development with the entire creative team.
The Stoneman Douglas school shooting and the #NeverAgain movement made a stark, stirring backdrop for a high school production of the coming-of-age musical.
The ‘Spring Awakening’ composer, who enjoyed working on Brecht’s thorny classic with director Brian Kulick and star Tonya Pinkins, weighs in on the show’s fortunes.
A new singing-and-signing version of the rock musical puts its themes—voiceless youth, generational misunderstanding—into even sharper focus.
But if artists from the clashing worlds of rock music and theatre settled their differences, they just might get what they need.