The ferocity of hard rock is eroded by a stream of easy laughs in Rock of Ages, a hot mess of a musical that is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Broadway run with a 16-week Off-Broadway engagement, shrunk to fit the carpeted confines of New World Stages. Tasked with creating a story that could withstand an abundance of 1980's music, by which I mean snippets of nearly every rock anthem and power ballad one can think of from that era, writer Chris D'Arienzo throws as much plot as he can at...
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The five-time Tony Award-nominated musical Rock of Ages returned to the New York stage in summer 2019 for a special open-ended 10th Anniversary production at New World Stages.
(Photos by Matthew Murphy)
Rock of Ages is set to the greatest rock anthems and power ballads of the 80s, like you’ve never heard them before. Featuring such hits as “Wanted Dead or Alive,” “I Wanna Know What Love Is,” “Every Rose Has Its Thorn,” “Here I Go Again,” “Don’t Stop Believin'” and many more.
2hr 15min (incl. intermission)
June 19th, 2019
June 19th, 2019
New World Stages
Cast and creative
By: Book by Chris D’Arienzo
Songs by: Various Artists
Director: Kristin Hanggi
Producer: Michael Cohl/S2BN Entertainment in association with Barry Habib, Scott Prisand/Seth Fass, Tony Smith, and Randi Zuckerberg/ Mara Burros-Sandler
Cast list: CJ Eldred (as Drew), Kirsten Scott (as Sherrie), PJ Griffith (as Stacee Jaxx), Mitchell Jarvis (as Lonny), Matt Ban (as Dennis Dupree), Dane Biren (as Franz), Tiffany Engen (as Regina), Paul Schoeffler (as Hertz), and Amma Osei (as Justice/Mother)
Design: Beowulf Boritt
Lighting: Jason Lyons
Costume: Gregory Gale
Choreography: Kelly Devine
Sound: Peter Hylenski
Other info: Projection
Design: is by Zachary Borovay
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Don't Stop Believin' in Dot-Marie Jones! The "Glee" standout makes history tonight as the first-ever woman to play Bourbon Room owner Dennis Dupree in the much-loved jukebox musical Rock of Ages.The role marks Jones' New York stage debut and she is set to play an 8-week limited engagement at New World Stages through April 19, 2020. As reported, previous cast member Matt Ban will return to the production on April 20.Dot-Marie Jones earned three Emmy Award nominations (in 2011, 2012 and 2013) for...
Nothin' but a Good Time is heading Dot-Marie Jones' way! The "Glee" standout is set to make history as the first-ever woman to play Bourbon Room owner Dennis Dupree in the much-loved jukebox musical Rock of Ages.Jones will make her New York stage debut for an 8-week limited engagement at New World Stages from February 24 through April 19, 2020, during current cast member Matt Ban's leave of absence with Ban returning to the production from April 20.Jones earned three Emmy Award nominations (in...
Dee Snider, frontman for the 80's rock band "Twisted Sister," stars as 'Dennis' in the Broadway musical Rock of Ages from 11 Dec 2010. Snider assumes the role of 'Dennis' from original cast member Adam Dannheisser. Dee Snider, is making his Broadway debut in the role of 'Dennis,' for an 11-week limited engagement from 11 Oct - 24 Dec 2010 at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. While perhaps best known as the lead singer of 80's "Twisted Sister," Dee Snider can also claim credit as the writer of their...
Nick Cordero will make his Broadway debut on 24 Sep 2012 when he stars as 'Dennis' in the five-time Tony Award nominated musical, Rock of Ages, playing at the Helen Hayes Theatre. Cordero will assume the role from original cast member Adam Dannheisser who temporarily leaves the role to star in the Lincoln Center's off-Broadway production of Ayad Akhtar's 'Disgraced' playing at the Claire Tow Theater from 24 Sep - 18 Nov 2012. Dannheisser will return to Rock of Ages on 19 Nov 2012. Cordero's...