Censorship within the play is what causes the tragedies. It is important to keep exploring these issues instead of repeating the very mistakes Wedekind warns against.

Frank Wedekind’s controversial 1891 play Spring Awakening – which follows a group of young German teens who struggle through their newly discovered sexual feelings without any guidance from their parents, which proves to be fatal for some characters – was subject to censorship for practically a century. It was being banned from being performed in Germany until […]

via The Censorship of Frank Wedekind’s Spring Awakening — Project Theatricality

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