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Arts & Entertainment - March 1, 2013

An anthem for life

'Spring Awakening' rocks out at Foothill

by Jeanie K. Smith

When Steven Sater (book) and Duncan Sheik (music) took a controversial play from the 1890s and turned it into a musical in 2006, everyone was surprised at how relevant the material remained, and how perfect it turned out to be to retrofit it with high-energy rock music and heartfelt contemporary ballads.

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