Rock of Ages – Broadway’s hit 80’s inspired musical now on stage in Toronto until May 20, 2023
Rock of Ages, one of Broadway’s longest running hit musicals is now rocking the stage at the Elgin Theatre until May 20, 2023. A gnarly concoction of power rock and hilarious comedy, this reimagined version of the iconic ’80s-inspired production promises top tier talent, and a night that won’t be forgotten.
Will the young ambitious rocker get his girl? Can the country girl shake her demons and make it big? Is it possible that the completely arrogant rock star finally grows the eff up? All said and done, so much power, drama, joy and much needed laughs.
Featuring 80’s chartbuster music from iconic artists such as Quiet Riot, Poison, Whitesnake, Pat Benatar, Styx, Starship, Twisted Sister, Joan Jett, REO Speedwagon, Survivor, Foreigner, and Guns N’ Roses, this blast of power-guitar heaven will both warm your soul and rock your world!
A rockstar line-up of superior performers make up the production’s cast, including Trevor Coll (We Will Rock You North American Tour), AJ Bridel (Peter Pan, Drayton Ent; Anne of Green Gables, Charlottetown Festival; Kinky Boots, Mirvish), Kae Kae Lee (Zombies 3, Disney; What We Do In The Shadows, Fox), Louise Camilleri (ShowBoat, Gershwin Theatre; (Mamma Mia, Mirvish; Lord of The Rings, Mirvish) and Steffi DiDomenicantonio (Come From Away, Mirvish; Spring Awakening, Mirvish; Canadian Idol) .
In addition to the talented cast, Rock of Ages boasts a world-class team behind the show including Musical Director Mark Camilleri, who has worked on theatre productions that include Bend It Like Beckham and Funny Girl, and has provided piano accompaniment for the likes of Celine Dion and David Foster. Also on board is MTV video award-winning Choreographer Sean Cheesman (“Cream” by Prince, “Scream” by Michael Jackson & Janet Jackson), General Manager Ray Chandler (Jesus Christ Superstar National Tour, Beauty and the Beast National Production), award-winning Head of Design Nick Blais (Vespers, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet; Jerusalem, Outside The March), Head of Multimedia Design Simon Clemo (Life of Earth, Director X; Dream Girls, MTC), Company Manager Sabrina Kells (2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, Stars On Ice), Director of Technical Operations Gary Wilson and Head of Marketing and Communications Laura van Leest (CEO, Bellefair Entertainment; former Director of Marketing, Universal Music Canada).
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