Matt Terry is to star as Stacee Jaxx in the Rock Of Ages UK tour from 2022.
The musical theatre performer and X Factor champion will perform in the role from 25 January at New Victoria Theatre, Woking through to 9 July at the Cliffs Pavilion in Southend.
Winner of The X Factor in 2016, Matt’s stage credits include Dreamwork’s Madagascar The Musical and Broadway’s Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.
Matt will takeover the role from Strictly star Kevin Clifton.
The full cast of Rock Of ages on tour includes Luke Walsh as ‘Drew’, Rhiannon Chesterman as ‘Sherrie’, Joe Gash as ‘Lonny’, Ross Dawes as ‘Dennis Dupree’, Gabriella Williams as ‘Regina’, Jenny Fitzpatrick as ‘Justice’, Vas Constanti as ‘Hertz Klinemann’, Andrew Carthy ‘Franz Klinenmann’ and Erin Bell as ‘Constance’.
Completing the company are Billy Roberts, Joshua Dever Scott Hayward, Siobhan James, Phoebe Samuel-Gray, Morgan Scott, Janine Somcio and Sam Turrell.
Rock Of Ages is the hilarious musical comedy lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems, including, ‘We Built This City’, ‘The Final Countdown’, ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’, ‘Here I Go Again’, ‘Can’t Fight This Feeling’ and ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’, played loud and proud by an awesome live band.
The tour crew is made up of Company Stage Manager Paul C Deavin, Deputy Stage Manager Sophie Mason, Assistant Stage Manager/Book Cover Mali-Beth Rose, Technical Stage Manager Benjamin Larkin, Sound 1 Robbie Matthews, Sound 2 Sam Roberts and Head of Wardrobe Chaja Nadia Verkerk.
The band is made up of Musical Director and Keys Liam Holmes, Guitar 1 Liam Stevenson, Guitar 2 Alex Ward, Bass Guitar Elliot Mason and Drums Vito Guerrieri.
The show has a book by Chris D’Arienzo and arrangements and orchestrations by Ethan Popp.
The full creative team includes Nick Winston who Directs and Choreographs the show, Set and Costume design by Morgan Large, Lighting Design by Ben Cracknell, Sound Design by Ben Harrison and Video and Projection design by Duncan McLean. Casting Director is Jim Arnold CDG, Associate Director is Victoria Gimby, Associate Choreographer is Ryan-Lee Seager and Associate Lighting Designer is Chris Vaughan. Costume Supervision by Lee Tassie and Production Management by Phil McCandlish.