So if you live with your head in a sandbox, you may not have heard that Vancouver is getting the National Tour of the 5-time Tony Award® Nominated smash hit ROCK OF AGES!!
In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small-town girl met a big-city dreamer – and in L.A.’s most legendary rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the ‘80’s. It’s ROCK OF AGES, a hilarious, feel-good love story told through the hit songs of iconic rockers Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Pat Benatar, Whitesnake, and many more. This 5 time Tony nominated musical, with a star studded motion picture in the works, is rockin’ its way across the USA. Don’t miss this awesomely good time about dreaming big, playing loud and partying on!
ROCK OF AGES is coming to the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts for only eight performances May 8 – 13, 2012. Tickets ON SALE NOW through all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone 1-855-985-5000, or on line at www.ticketmaster.ca. Groups of 10 or more can call 1-800-889-8457.
It is sure to be a fantastic show featuring 28 classic rock tunes including “Don’t Stop Believin’”, “We Built This City”, “The Final Countdown”, “Wanted Dead or Alive”, “Here I Go Again”, “Harden My Heart”, “Can’t Fight this Feeling”, “Renegade” and “I Want To Know What Love Is”.
ROCK OF AGES is directed by Tony Award Nominee Kristin Hanggi (Bare, Pussycat Dolls on the Sunset Strip) and choreographed by Kelly Devine (Jersey Boys – Associate Choreographer). With a book by Chris D’Arienzo (writer and director of the film Barry Munday), original arrangements by David Gibbs (Counting Crows, Film: That Thing You Do) and the Music Supervision, Arrangements & Orchestrations by Ethan Popp (Tarzan; Europe: We Will Rock You, Mamma Mia).
ROCK OF AGES features set design by Beowulf Boritt (Spelling Bee, LoveMusik), costume design by Tony Nominee Gregory Gale (Cyrano, The Wedding Singer), lighting design by Jason Lyons (The Threepenny Opera), sound design by Craig Cassidy (Phantom, Mamma Mia), and projection design is by Zachary Borovay (A Catered Affair).
Dressing up in your 80’s wear is definitely encouraged!
ROCK OF AGES is presented by Broadway Across Canada and is part of a three city tour in Western Canada and just finished their performing dates in Regina April 24-26 and Saskatoon April 27 – 29, 2012. It continues on in the fall to Calgary Oct 23-28, 2012, Edmonton Nov 6-11, 2012, and Ottawa March 5-10, 2013.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ROCK OF AGES: www.rockofagesontour.com