Book & lyrics by Steven Satar
Music by Duncan Sheik
Based on the play by Frank Wedekin
Spring Awakening is a rock musical with music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater.
It is based on the German play Spring Awakening (1891) by Frank Wedekind.
Set in late-19th-century Germany, the musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality. In the musical, alternative rock is employed as part of the folk-infused rock score.