Rock Out With Rock of Ages!
April 23, 2012
We recently took a little trip to London to see the hit musical ‘Rock of Ages’ and just had to come straight back and rave to you all about our amazing time…If you were thinking of going to see something fun and love a bit of good old fashioned ROCK then look no further!
Rock of Ages is an absolute blast from start to finish. It has a fast paced mix of humour, touching scenes and of course a kick ass soundtrack!! It features familiar songs from all your favourite rock acts and we absolutely guarantee that you’ll be singing and dancing along by the end. We certainly were!
Be prepared to just embrace the fun and take in the silly antics which will leave you in fits of giggles. From the hilarious Stacee Jaxx to the equally awesome Drew, Sherrie, Denny Dupree and the unforgettable Lonny, your narrator for the night.
Each and every one of the performances, from the leading roles to the ensemble and the band were faultless. They are believable, full of emotion and you find yourself completely immersed in your own little bubble of rocking great tunes!
ROCK OF AGES the musical is written by Chris D’Arienzo, directed by Kristin Hanggi and choreographed by Kelly Devine. Scenic design is by Beowulf Boritt, costume design is by Tony Award nominee Gregory Gale, lighting design is by Jason Lyons, sound design is by Tony Award nominee Peter Hylenski, and projection design is by Zachary Borovay.
Five times nominated for the prestigious Tony Awards in the US (including ‘Best Musical’), ROCK OF AGES the musical is a celebration of Los Angeles rock culture, with a great story to boot. Set in 1987, a small town girl meets a big city rocker in LA’s most famous rock club and they fall in love to some of the greatest songs of the decade – all classic tracks which will have London rockin’ for more.
A much anticipated film of the musical, directed by Adam Shankman (Hairspray), is now well into production, starring Russell Brand, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alec Baldwin and Tom Cruise.
Dennis Dupree – Justin Lee Collins
Stacee Jaxx/Father – Shayne Ward
Drew – Oliver Tompsett
Sherrie – Natalie Andreou
Lonny – Simon Lipkin
Hertz – Rohan Tickell
Justice/Mother – Rachel McFarlane Regina/Candi – Jodie Jacobs
Franz – Sandy Moffat
Mayor/Ja’Keith Gill – Nathan Amzi Ensemble – Natalie Andreou
Ensemble – Grant Anthony
Ensemble – Carly Mercedes Dyer
Ensemble – Cordelia Farnworth
Ensemble – Ian McIntosh
Waitress #1 – Twinnie-Lee Moore
Ensemble – Jamie Muscato
Ensemble – Andrew Spillett
Reporter – Zizi Strallen
Young Groupie – Amy Thornton
Joey Primo/Sleazy Producer – Dylan Turner
Tickets for ROCK OF AGES are available from THE SHAFTESBURY THEATRE: Box Office: 020 7379 5399 or at www.rockofagesmusical.co.uk.
Tuesday to Friday at 7.30pm
Saturday at 4pm and 8pm
Sunday at 3.30pm and 7pm
Rock of Ages will last approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including an interval.
Show contains adult themes. Parental guidance recommended.
Tickets are priced from: £20
Further Information: Shaftesbury Theatre Details:
Box Office: 020 7379 5399
Postal: 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London. WC2H 8DP
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