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... Read more
Rock of Ages
UPDATE: This production is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay tuned for more information.
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.