Rock Of Ages has revealed new casting and dates for its 2022/2023 UK and Ireland tour.
Rock Of Ages is a jukebox musical built around classic rock songs from the 1980s. Having proved a hit on Broadway, in Las Vegas and on the West End, it tells the story of an up and coming rockstar and wannabe actress.
The sow includes iconic songs from groups such as Starship, Journey, Styx, Whitesnake, Bon Jovi and Foreigner.
Meet the Rock Of Ages cast
The newly announced Rock Of Ages cast will see Coronation Street star Kevin Kennedy as Dennis Dupree, a role he previously played to huge acclaim in 2018.
Kevin joins the previously announced X Factor winner and musical theatre star Matt Terry as Stacee Jaxx in the show from Tuesday 10 May 2022 at the Edinburgh Playhouse.
The cast also includes Sam Turrell as Drew, Gabriella Williams as Sherrie, Vicki Manser as Regina and Kellie Rhianne as Justice, as well as returning cast members Joe Gash as Lonny, Vas Constanti as Hertz Klinemann, Andrew Carthy as Franz Klinenmann and Erin Bell as Constance.
Completing the cast are Billy Roberts, Scott Hayward, Darius James, Siobhan James, Hollie-Ann Lowe, Phoebe Samuel-Gray and Morgan Scott.
The Rock Of Ages UK tour will open at New Victoria Theatre, Woking (27 – 30 April 2022) with Joshua Dever playing ‘Dennis Dupree’ and the role of ‘Stacee Jaxx’ to be announced, followed by The Hawth, Crawley (3 – 7 May 2022) with Joshua Dever as ‘Dennis Dupree’ alongside Matt Terry as ‘Stacee Jaxx’.
Alongside the previously announced venues the production will also visit Tunbridge Wells (13 – 17 September 2022), Truro (28 February – 4 March 2023), Sheffield (5 – 11 March 2023) and Barnstaple (21 – 25 March 2023) with more dates to be announced.
Rock Of Ages 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.