Fri08012014

Stepping Out

‘Spring’ arrives


Photo By: David Allen/Special to the Town Crier
Photo David Allen/Special To The Town Crier

Ryan Mardesich stars as Moritz in Foothill Music Theatre’s “Spring Awakening.”

Foothill Music Theatre is scheduled to present “Spring Awakening” Thursday through March 10 in Los Altos Hills.

The rock musical – which has won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical – tells the story of teenage self-discovery and budding sexuality through the eyes of three teens. It features music by Duncan Sheik and book and lyrics by Steven Sater.

Milissa Carey directs the Foothill production, supported by Mark Hanson (musical direction) and manda Folena (choreography).

The cast includes Juliana Lustenader (as Wendla), Jason Rehklau (Melchior), Ryan Mardesich (Moritz), Brandon Leland (Hanschen), Warren Wernick (Ernst), Casey Ellis (Ilse), Holly Smolik (Martha), Carissa McElravy (Thea), Mark Sanders (Georg), Dillon Mena (Otto) and Taylor Sanders (Anna).

Performances are scheduled 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in the Lohman Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road. Thursday’s show is a preview and Friday is opening night.

“Awakening” contains mature themes (sexual situations, partial nudity and strong language).

Tickets are $10-$28; parking is $3 (lot 8 provides the easiest access).

For tickets and more information, call 949- 7360 or visit www.foothillmusicals.com.

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