Joanna Thompson

Arts, OldVenue

Review: DramaSoc Does Spring Awakening

Too often in musical theatre the songs start up awkwardly. There’s a fumbling preamble as actors pass the microphone, and uncomfortable swaying. One of the resounding successes of Spring Awakening was the naturalness with which characters reached for the mic. The rock musical deals with adolescents in late-nineteenth century Germany, and a cursory scan of…