Marlee Matlin to star in Deaf West’s production of ‘Spring Awakening’

July 27, 2015 in Community News

 

 

United Press International
By Karen Butler
July 26, 2015

NEW YORK, July 26 (UPI) — Oscar-winning actress Marlee Matlin is to make her Broadway debut in the upcoming production of Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik‘s Spring Awakening, producers announced.

“It’s been 30 years since I had the opportunity to be part of the groundbreaking [film] Children of a Lesser God and I couldn’t be more proud and honored to have been asked to join Deaf West Theatre’s innovative revival of Spring Awakening on Broadway,” Matlin said in a statement.

Spring Awakening, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2007, will play a strictly limited Broadway engagement at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Previews are to begin Sept. 8 and opening night is set for Sept. 27.

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