Did Deaf West's Spring Awakening outdo its predecessor?
Broadway revivals are an incredibly tricky endeavor. There should be immense respect for the directors with the guts to take on such a project and attempt to parallel the success of the original show. That being said, sometimes they fall short of the original cast's glory (Into the Woods, 2002) or shine brighter than the original ever did (Cabaret, 1998). Did Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik's Spring Awakening follow either of these patterns? Original Broadway Spring Awakening,