A Coming-of-Age Rock Musical

By Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater

Directed By Philip Muehe, Music Direction By Robyn Loewen

When you’re a teenager in 1891 Germany, grown-ups hold all the cards. Headstrong Melchior, naive Wendla and anxious Moritz struggle to live up to the stringent expectations of society. The trio and their classmates travel the fraught and rocky path of adolescence, discovering their bodies, their minds and themselves along the way in this coming-of-age Tony Award-winning musical you won’t ever forget.

Please Be Aware This Production Contains:

  • Strong Language Throughout
  • Themes and depictions of sexuality, suicide, domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Use of stage-safe weapons

Purchase Tickets Here

Tickets can be purchased online using the link above or by calling and leaving a message with the box office.  If you have questions, please call 507-289-1737 or email

Season ticket holders please call the box office for reservations and special seating requests!

April 21-22, 27-29 and May 4-6 at 7:00pm

April 30 and May 7 at 2:00pm


Wendla Bergmann – Erin Hugenroth
Melchior Gabor – Lucas Simonson
Moritz Stiefel – Alex Smith
Illse Nuemann – Sam Ryan
Hanschen Rilow – Ivan Deyle
Martha Bessell – Amanda Leyawiin
Ernst Robel – Tony Lovato
Georg Zirschnitz – Richie Van
Otto Lammermeier – Ezra Carter
Thea – Lisa Modry
Anna – Carrie Strand
Adult Men – John Schaffer
Adult Women – Janice Hobbs

Director – Philip Muehe
Music Director/Rehearsal Pianist – Robyn Loewen
Choreographer – Katie Cook
Assistant Director – Julee Mead
Intimacy Coach – Debbie Fuehrer
Scenic Design – Samantha Ryan
Lighting Design – Benjamin Hain
Costume Design – Cara Edwards
Sound Design – Philip Muehe

Thanks to Our Show Sponsor –

Main Street Dental, Rochester 



  • Online ticket sales close 3 hours prior to each show.
  • Check in at the onsite box office prior to the show for your assigned seats. 
  • There is no need to print your tickets.
  • Masks are HIGHLY encouraged to be worn at all times when in the Rochester Repertory Theatre regardless of vaccination status
  • Seating is at 100% capacity