Carrie St. Louis to Join Cast of Broadway's ROCK OF AGES as 'Sherrie,' 4/21
Producers of the five-time Tony Award nominated hit musical Rock of Ages are have announced that direct from the Las Vegas production Carrie St. Louis will make her Broadway debut in the lead role of Sherrie - the "small town girl" who "took the midnight train goin' anywhere" - on Monday, April 21, 2014. Carrie St. Louis originated the role of Sherrie in the Las Vegas production, which opened on January 5, 2013, for which she received The Broadway World Las Vegas Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
ROCK OF AGES, which is currently celebrating its 5th Anniversary on Broadway (#RockofAge5), opened on Broadway on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 and played its final performance at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday, January 9, 2011 before re-opening at The Helen Hayes Theatre on March 24, 2011. Rock of Ages continues to sell out performances at the Helen Hayes Theater, consistently making the Broadway Top 10 for capacity, average ticket price and percentage of gross potential week after week.
The music that ignited a generation is heating up Broadway in Rock of Ages. The classic rock love story of the decade erupts into Broadway's Best Party, all to the sounds of such feel-good, sing-out-loud songs as "Every Rose Has Its Thorn", "I Wanna Know What Love Is", "Here I Go Again", "Don't Stop Believin" and more.
ROCK OF AGES currently stars a "Supergroup" of performers including Kate Rockwell as "Sherrie," Aaron C. Finley as "Drew," Joey Calveri as "Stacee Jaxx," Genson Blimline as "Lonny," Adam Dannheisser (Original Broadway Cast member) as "Dennis," Cody Scott Lancaster as "Franz," Randi Zuckerberg as "Regina" through Sunday, April 6, 2014, Paul Schoeffler (Original Broadway Cast member) as "Hertz," and Teresa Stanley as "Justice." Rounding out the cast are Tessa Alves, Andrew Call, Cristy Candler, Tony LePage, Michael Minarik (Original Broadway Cast member), Cassie Silva, Andre Ward (Original Broadway Cast member) and Neka Zang.
In addition to being a bona fide Broadway hit musical, Rock of Ages is currently rocking the Venetian Resort on the Las Vegas Strip; the open seas on Norwegian's newest cruise ship, The Breakaway; and the open road on its Second U.S. National Tour. Rock of Ages also hit the silver screen in 2012 as a major motion picture starring Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Furthermore, the show was a runaway success in Toronto, Australia, London and its 60-city First National Tour, and has licensed productions in several additional countries, including Sweden, Korea and Japan.
ROCK OF AGES is produced on Broadway and worldwide by Matthew Weaver, Michael Cohl and Jonathan Linden/S2BN Entertainment, in addition to Carl Levin, Jeff Davis, Barry Habib, Scott Prisand, Reagan Silber, Relativity Media, Janet Billig Rich and Hillary Weaver.