ROCKTOPIA Comes to the Captiol TheatreROCKTOPIA Comes to the Captiol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will kick off its national tour this spring. An explosive musical concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Heart, Puccini, The Who, and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a thirty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra. (more...)

Metropolitan Entertainment And The Boch Center Present ROCKTOPIAMetropolitan Entertainment And The Boch Center Present ROCKTOPIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA comes to Boston's Boch Center Shubert Theatre for two performances only on Saturday, May 4 at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Tickets go on sale on Friday, March 1 at 10:00 AM and are available at the Boch Center Box Office, by phone at 866.348.9738 and online at www.bochcenter.org/Rocktopia. Prices are $49, $69 and $89. (more...)

Conductor Mei-Ann Chen Announced As Principal Guest Conductor Of Austria's Recreation-Grosses Orchester GrazConductor Mei-Ann Chen Announced As Principal Guest Conductor Of Austria's Recreation-Grosses Orchester Graz
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Artistic Director Mathis Huber of Austria's recreation-GROSSES ORCHESTER GRAZ announced today following this evening's concert performance that American-Taiwanese conductor Mei-Ann Chen has been appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the 17-year-old orchestra. The appointment extends through the 2021-22 season, beginning September 2019.   (more...)

Mei-Ann Chen Announced As Principal Guest Conductor of Austria's Recreation-Grosses Orchester GrazMei-Ann Chen Announced As Principal Guest Conductor of Austria's Recreation-Grosses Orchester Graz
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Artistic Director Mathis Huber of Austria's recreation-GROSSES ORCHESTER GRAZ announced today following this evening's concert performance that American-Taiwanese conductor Mei-Ann Chen has been appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the 17-year-old orchestra. The appointment extends through the 2021-22 season, beginning September 2019. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis & James Valenti Join ROCKTOPIA TourConstantine Maroulis & James Valenti Join ROCKTOPIA Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Tony Award Nominee and 'American Idol' finalist Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages, Jekyll & Hyde) and acclaimed Metropolitan Opera tenor James Valenti (Tosca, Madame Butterfly, Romeo and Juliet) will join previously announced rock icon and Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider in this fall's national tour of ROCKTOPIA (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

ROCKTOPIA is thrilled to announce that NBC's "The Voice" finalist We McDonald will be joining the show's National Tour next month. Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation kicks off its fall tour on October 18, 2018 at Bergen County Performing Arts Center in New Jersey. Nineteen-year-old McDonald joins the previously announced guest star Dee Snider from Twisted Sister for all tour stops, which include the Tilles Center in New York (October 20), Palace Theater in Pennsylvania (October 24), Akron Civic Theatre in Ohio (October 25), Youngstown Powers Memorial Auditorium in Ohio (October 26), and  KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square in Ohio (October 27).  (more...)

Dee Snider Of Twisted Sister Added As Special Guest Vocalist At ROCKTOPIA ConcertDee Snider Of Twisted Sister Added As Special Guest Vocalist At ROCKTOPIA Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will feature special guest vocalist Dee Snider from Twisted Sister and the premiere of two new musical movements not heard previously on Broadway. An explosive musical concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Heart, Strauss, The Who and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a thirty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra. (more...)

ROCKTOPIA Arrives Live At Tilles Center For The Performing ArtsROCKTOPIA Arrives Live At Tilles Center For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA launches a national tour this fall that includes a stop at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts for one night only on Saturday, October 20 at 8:00pm. The fall performances feature special guest vocalist Dee Snider from Twisted Sister and the world premiere of two new musical movements not heard previously on Broadway. (more...)

Tickets on Sale June 15th for ROCKTOPIA At Playhouse SquareTickets on Sale June 15th for ROCKTOPIA At Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will kick off a tour this fall. An explosive musical concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Heart, Strauss, The Who and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a thirty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra. (more...)

Utah Symphony Presents Summer Community Concert SeriesUtah Symphony Presents Summer Community Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

The Utah Symphony today announced the lineup for the 2018 summer community concert series in Salt Lake City and surrounding areas, several of which feature outdoor venues. The schedule includes Gina Bachauer Piano Competition Finals on June 22 and 23 at 7 PM at Abravanel Hall, Gallivan Center on Monday June 25, Disney in Concert: "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" on June 27 and 28 at Abravanel Hall, the Utah Symphony at Snowbasin Resort on June 29 and August 7, the Utah Symphony at Thanksgiving Point on July 2, the Utah Symphony at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center on July 3, and Jenny Oaks Baker with the Utah Symphony on August 1 at Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre. Ticketing information is posted with each concert. No tickets are required for the Gallivan Center and Utah Cultural Celebration Center performances, which are free to the public. Tickets for the other performances are on sale now with ticketing information available at www.utahsymphony.org. (more...)

BWW Review: ROCKTOPIA - A CLASSICAL REVOLUTION at The Broadway TheaterBWW Review: ROCKTOPIA - A CLASSICAL REVOLUTION at The Broadway Theater
by Peter Danish - Mar 30, 2018

BWW Review: ROCKTOPIA - A CLASSICAL REVOLUTION at The Broadway Theater (more...)

BWW Review:  Classical Standards Play Second Fiddle to Power Anthems in ROCKTOPIABWW Review: Classical Standards Play Second Fiddle to Power Anthems in ROCKTOPIA
by Michael Dale - Mar 29, 2018

As with the Broadway season's earlier pop concert extravaganza, HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, this theatre critic readily admits to not exactly being an ideal arts journalist to authoritatively review the touring rock anthem/classical music fusion concert called Rocktopia that has made a stop at the Broadway Theatre. Though my knowledge of the highbrow oeuvre is perhaps slightly higher than a layperson's, my experience with classic rock power ballads rarely extends further than the snippets heard at baseball and hockey games or during the occasional car commercial. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the Opening Night After Party For ROCKTOPIAPhoto Coverage: Go Inside the Opening Night After Party For ROCKTOPIA
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2018

Rocktopia opened on Broadway last night, March 27. BroadwayWorld attended the big night and we're taking you inside the opening night after party. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of ROCKTOPIAPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of ROCKTOPIA
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2018

Rocktopia opened on Broadway last night, March 27. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet and we're taking you inside as the stars arrived. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: ROCKTOPIA Performs Its Opening Night FinalePhoto Coverage: ROCKTOPIA Performs Its Opening Night Finale
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2018

Rocktopia opened on Broadway last night, March 27. BroadwayWorld attended the big night and you can check out photos from the show's opening night finale below! (more...)

Twisted Sister's Dee Snider to Guest Star in ROCKTOPIA April 9-15Twisted Sister's Dee Snider to Guest Star in ROCKTOPIA April 9-15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The producers of the Broadway concert ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that rock icon Dee Snider, lead singer of multi-platinum-selling band TWISTED SISTER, will triumphantly return to Broadway as a special guest vocalist in the show for the fourth week of its limited engagement, April 9 - 15, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: ROCKTOPIA is Ready to Rock Broadway!Photo Flash: ROCKTOPIA is Ready to Rock Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

ROCKTOPIA has released production photos of its six-week limited engagementat The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). See the new images below! (more...)

Multi-Platinum Cheap Trick Frontman Robin Zander to Make Broadway Debut in ROCKTOPIAMulti-Platinum Cheap Trick Frontman Robin Zander to Make Broadway Debut in ROCKTOPIA
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

The producers of the Broadway concert ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that multi-platinum Rock and Roll Hall of Famer ROBIN ZANDER, lead singer of CHEAP TRICK, will make his Broadway debut as a special guest vocalist in the show for the final week of its limited engagement, April 23 - 29, 2018. An explosive concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Copland, Heart, Puccini, The Who and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a forty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra. ROCKTOPIA celebrates its opening night at the Broadway Theatre on Tuesday, March 27. Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com. (more...)

Lead Singer of Cheap Trick Robin Zander to Make Broadway Debut in ROCKTOPIALead Singer of Cheap Trick Robin Zander to Make Broadway Debut in ROCKTOPIA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

The producers of the Broadway concert ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that multi-platinum Rock and Roll Hall of Famer ROBIN ZANDER, lead singer of CHEAP TRICK, will make his Broadway debut as a special guest vocalist in the show for the final week of its limited engagement, April 23 - 29, 2018. An explosive concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces, ROCKTOPIA features the works of musical innovators across centuries-including Journey, Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Aerosmith, Handel, Led Zeppelin, Tchaikovsky, U2, Copland, Heart, Puccini, The Who and more-performed by an elite lineup of vocalists, a five-piece rock band, a forty-person choir, and a twenty-piece orchestra. ROCKTOPIA celebrates its opening night at the Broadway Theatre on Tuesday, March 27. (more...)

UPDATE: ROCKTOPIA and Actors Equity Reach Tentative Agreement for Choir ContractsUPDATE: ROCKTOPIA and Actors Equity Reach Tentative Agreement for Choir Contracts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing more than 51,000 Actors and Stage Managers, has announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Producers of the Broadway production Rocktopia to ensure the production will use wall-to-wall Equity contracts. (more...)

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