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Gloucester Stage Company, 267 East Main St., will open its 2013 season with the Tony Award-winning musical “Spring Awakening” by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik. The show opens Thursday, June 20 and runs through Sunday, July 14. A limited amount of discount tickets are available to Cape Ann residents for all Wednesday and Thursday 8 p.m. performances. For these performances only, residents may purchase tickets for $20. Advance reservations are strongly suggested. Year-round Cape Ann residents must identify themselves when making a reservation, and proof of residency must be presented at the box office. The building is air-conditioned and handicapped-accessible. Regular ticket prices are $40 for adults, $35 for seniors and students. For reservations, call 978-281-4433 or visit www.gloucesterstage.org.
Tai Chi sessions
The Council on Aging offers Tai Chi sessions Tuesdays, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m., at the Rose Baker Senior Center. Tai Chi is a gentle way to fight stress and reduce anxiety, while increasing flexibility and balance. To register, call 978 281-9765.
ESOL at the library
Wellspring Adult Learning Center provides ESOL courses at Sawyer Free Library, with free tutoring and small group classes in English for non-native speakers. The center is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Thursday nights, 5:30 to 8. Walk-ins welcome. Call 978-281-9763, ext. 23.