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Rock of Ages – The Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristen Hanggi Choreographer: Kelly Devine Reviewer: Fiona Hannon Sheffield’s Lyceum Theatre welcomed Rock of Ages to the city last night with its promise of “big hair and big tunes”, and the retro look wasn’t just confined to the stage. Leather jackets, leopard print, fringing and even the odd mullet had turned out to enjoy this celebration ...

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Rock of Ages – New Theatre Oxford

Director: Kristin Hanggi Book: Chris D’Arienzo Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer With its myriad of rock n roll anthems, and powerful choreography that makes you want to rush up on stage to join in, Rock of Ages is the ideal show for letting your hair down and having nothin’ but a good time (and it don’t get better than this). Featuring 31 ...

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Rock of Ages – Mayflower, Southampton

Director: Kristin Hanggi Writer: Chris D'Arienzo Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage As the smoke and neon haze of The Bourbon Room clears the audience at Southampton’s Mayflower erupts to the sounds of rock guitars and a heavy drum beat. Yes Rock of Ages is in town! Set in 80’s Los Angeles where big hair and power ballads rule the day and there ...

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Rock of Ages – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Book by: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Choreographer: Kelly Devine Reviewer: Gina Skillings Its 1987 on LA’s Sunset strip where the hair is big, the egos bigger, Rock is king, and everyone wants to be a star. Drew (Noel Sullivan), a budding Rock star and Sherrie (Cordelia Farnworth), wannabe actress, both work at the Bourbon Room Club while they chase ...

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Rock of Ages – Sunderland Empire

Book: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Reviewer: Mark Clegg It’s the mid-to-late eighties on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip. Drew (Noel Sullivan) is a budding rock musician working in a run-down club. Sherrie (Cordelia Farnworth) is a country girl, new in town and full of dreams of fame and fortune. And this being a musical, we follow the rocky path to ...

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Rock of Ages – Liverpool Empire

Book: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Reviewer: Francesca Parker The musical sensation Rock of Ages, is causing a stir at the Liverpool Empire this week. The award-winning, smash-hit production transports the audience back to The Bourbon Room in the late 80’s on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles when sex, drugs, and rocking out were something of the norm. Although Rock ...

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Rock of Ages – Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Book: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Reviewer: Joanna Trainor After its two year stint in the West End finished in November, Rock of Ages is back, for its first UK tour. Though the storyline won’t blow you away, with your air guitar, glowsticks and the best of 80s rock, it’s impossible not to have a great evening. Hear’Say’s Noel Sullivan ...

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Rock of Ages – Palace Theatre, Manchester

Book: Chris D’Arienzo Director: Kristin Hanggi Reviewer: Jay Nuttall Rock of Ages landed at the Manchester Palace this week as it starts it's journey on its first ever UK Tour. While the plot is not the most exciting that musical theatre has to offer and Chris D'arienzo's script needs tightening up in places, this new cast ofRock of Agespromises to ...

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