Spring Awakening

October 2010


Performed in Traverse One, on a set created entirely with chalk, blackboards and school desks, Douglas Maxwell’s short sharp shock adaptation of Wedekind’s favourite play marked a rare return for Grid Iron to the stage.

An outstanding ensemble cast of Scottish actors including Gavin Marshall, Finn den Hertog, Gail Watson, Gavin Wright and Angela Hardie created a dark and disturbing rendering of the story of the crushing of teenage sexuality, relocated to late nineteenth century Calvinist Scotland.