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Malin Akerman Joins ROCK OF AGES Movie!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011
According to Deadline.com, Malin Akerman has joined the cast of the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of Rock of Ages. Akerman will play Constance, 'a journalist who intends to write an expose on decadent rocker Stacee Jaxx (Tom Cruise).' Director Adam Shankan previously offered the role to both ANne Hathaway and Amy Adams. (more...)
Photo Flash: ROCK OF AGES' Domenech Performs at Five Boro Bike Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011
Dan Domenech, star of the smash hit musical Rock of Ages now in its 3rd year on Broadway at The Helen Hayes, performed God Bless America during the opening ceremony of yesterday's TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour in New York City. (more...)
Bryan Cranston Joins ROCK OF AGES FIlm
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011
'Breaking Bad's' Bryan Cranston is set to play the mayor in the upcoming 'Rock of Ages' film, to be directed by Shankman and based on the Broadway musical, according to Deadline.com. Cranston will play the husband of an advocate who wants to ban rock and roll. That role will be played by Catherine Zeta-Jones and both were created specifically for the movie. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Constantine Maroulis & ROCK OF AGES Cast on DANCING WITH THE STARS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 26, 2011
Constantine Maroulis and Rebecca Faulkenberry took Rock of Ages to DANCING WITH THE STARS tonight. Hosted by Tom Bergeron ('America's Funniest Home Videos') and Brooke Burke ('Dancing with the Stars' Season Seven Champion), the celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which will be judged by renowned Ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba. (more...)
Maroulis to Depart ROCK OF AGES in July; Working on Album
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2011
'American Idol' alum and Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis will soon say goodbye to the national tour of Rock of Ages, according to a recent interview with JSOnline. Maraoulis, who originated leading man 'Drew' on Broadway, commented: 'I've set out and accomplished everything I've wanted to do.' Maroulis departs from the show in July after being involved with the show for three years. (more...)
Catherine Zeta Jones Joins ROCK OF AGES Film!
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2011
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Adam Shankman has created a role for Catherine Zeta Jone in the highly anticipated big screen adaptation of Rock of Ages. JOne, who is currently in final negotiations for the film, will play a villian character described by Shankman as: 'if Tipper Gore and Anita Bryant had a love child. She is this hardcore, moral majority, arch-conservative who wants to shut down rock'n roll in the great city of Los Angeles.' (more...)
New Song Added to ROCK OF AGES Movie
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2011
On Rock of Ages film director Adam Shankman's Twitter, he wrote that he 'was at #rockofagesmovie office last night til 1130 pm. Long day, but script gets better and better. New song mashups sound amazing. Added rock you like a hurricane to movie. It's AWESOME!!!' (more...)
It's Official: Russell Brand Joins Cast of ROCK OF AGES Film
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2011
Adam Shankman has confirmed via Twitter that Russell Brand has officially signed on to star in the upcoing big screen adaptation of Rock of Ages. Shankman tweeted: 'I can officially announce Russell Brand as your Lonny in #rockofagesmovie ! I see a mullet in his future...maybe a Nikki Six?' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: BroadwayWorld's Favorite Constantine Maroulis Performances!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 7, 2011
Before Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis took on a leading role on the Great White Way, he was just s singer from a small New Jersey based band. Quickly after starring in the fourth season of American Idol, alongside Carrie Underwood, Maroulis brought his talent to Broadway, starring in THE WEDDING SINGER and Rock of Ages soon after. In honor of his return to the Idol stage tonight, BroadwayWorld has picked our favorite Maroulis performances, which include everything from Broadway to Idol and lots in between. Check out our picks below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Constantine Maroulis Makes Appearance on THE PRICE IS RIGHT
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 5, 2011
In the following video Tony nominee Constantie Maroulis makes an appearance on 'The Price is Right' to introduce a rockin showcase, that included a trip to New York City to see Rock of Ages. Click below to check it out! (more...)
Adam Shankman Explains Why Constantine Maroulis Was Wrong for ROCK OF AGES Film
by BWW News Desk - April 5, 2011
With news that relative newcomer Diego Boneta will lead as Drew in the upcoming Rock of Ages film, many fans are wondering why Broadway's original Drew, Constantine Maroulis, was passed over for the film. (more...)
Photo Flash: Dee Snider Named as ROCK OF AGES Worldwide Ambassador!
by BWW News Desk - April 4, 2011
In celebration of the reopening of Rock of Ages at the Helen Hayes Theatre, Dee Snider of Twisted Sister was honored with a certificate naming him the show's worldwide ambassador during a celebration held at Bowlmor Lanes Times Square this past Friday. Snider, whose music is featured in the hit Broadway show (‘I Wanna Rock' and ‘We're Not Gonna Take It'), recently played the character of 'Dennis' for an 11 week run before the show went dark last fall in anticipation of its move to the Helen Hayes Theatre. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: ROCK OF AGES' Return to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 1, 2011
After a breif hiatus, Rock of Ages re-opened at the Helen Hayes Theatre on Broadway last night, March 24. The five-time Tony Award nominated musical played its final performance at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday, January 9, 2011. The production moved houses to make way for RAIN, which had to vacate it's home at the Neil Simon Theatre to accommodate Catch Me If You Can. Check out this video of the cast rocking out at curatin call! (more...)
Diego Gonzalez Boneta Joins Cast of ROCK OF AGES Film
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2011
According to NY Magazine, Diego González Boneta will play leading man, Drew, in the highly anticipated film adaptation of Rock of Ages. The film is scheduled to open in movie theaters on June 1, 2012. Boneta is perhaps best known for starring in '90210' and 'Pretty Little Liars.' (more...)
ROCK OF AGES Re-Opens at the Helen Hayes Tonight, 3/24!
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2011
After a breif hiatus, Rock of Ages reopens at the Helen Hayes Theatre on Broadway tonight, March 24. The five-time Tony Award nominated musical played its final performance at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday, January 9, 2011. The production moved houses to make way for RAIN, which had to vacate it's home at the Neil Simon Theatre to accommodate Catch Me If You Can. (more...)
BWW Reviews: ROCK OF AGES Rocks the City by the Bay - Now thru April 9th
by Linda Hodges - March 18, 2011
The Tony-nominated musical, Rock of Ages, is rocking stages across the country as it continues its Constantine Maroulis-led national tour. The Broadway favorite found its way into San Francisco's Curran Theater last week and promptly brought down the house. Playing now through April 9th in the city that was built on rock-n-roll, Rock of Ages, is a not-to-be-missed, fun ride of a musical. (more...)
ROCK OF AGES Gets West End Treatment in August
by BWW News Desk - March 3, 2011
Whatsonstage.com has revealed that Rock of Ages will play the West End's Shaftesbury Theatre in August. Performances begin August 31, with an opening date to be announced. According to the report, tickets are rumored to be on slae as early as March 7. For the full report, visit www.whatsonstage.com. (more...)
Adam Shankman Confirms Tom Cruise for ROCK OF AGES Film
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2011
After months of speculation, Rock of Ages film director Adam Shankman has confrimed that Tom Cruise has officially begun work as Stacee Jaxx. He tells the Toronto Sun: 'I think we're going to see him every drop the rock'n'roll god. He's pouring himself in this part in a way I've never had an actor do. It's pretty intense. Between the voice lessons, the incredible study... researching the period, it's like 1987, just going there!' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: ROCK OF AGES Rocks Lopez Tonight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 17, 2011
Last night, February 16, 2011, the first National Tour's cast of the five-time Tony Award Nominated smash hit musical Rock of Ages performed on "Lopez Tonight". The cast, led by Tony Award Nominee Constantine Maroulis (Drew) and Rebecca Faulkenberry (Sherrie), performed a medley of songs including "Here I Go Again" and "Don't Stop Believin". "Lopez Tonight" airs weekdays on TBS at midnight EST. (more...)
ROCK OF AGES to Perform on LOPEZ TONIGHT, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - February 16, 2011
Tonight, February 16, 2011, the first National Tour's cast of the five-time Tony Award Nominated smash hit musical Rock of Ages will perform on "Lopez Tonight". The cast, led by Tony Award Nominee Constantine Maroulis (Drew) and Rebecca Faulkenberry (Sherrie), will be performing a medley of songs including "Here I Go Again" and "Don't Stop Believin". "Lopez Tonight" airs weekdays on TBS at midnight EST. (more...)