It is well known that this play was frequently censored or even banned upon publication. Pick a scene from the play and alter anything that could be construed as objectionable. The twist, however, is that these are not meant to be serious changes. These changes can be completely absurd and as creative as you would like. Share the final product with the class.
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
Consider the scene with Hanschen and Ernst. Using any medium you choose, depict these vineyards in comparison to the rest of the town. In particular, convey the vibrancy and liveliness of this location versus the repressed nature of the town.
The Critics Say...
Do a little research and find some initial reviews of Spring Awakening: A Children's Tragedy (from both the initial publication and productions). What were the general feelings about this play? How did people...
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