Punk Rock 2014

Run Time:
One hour and 45 minutes, no intermission
Opened: November 17, 2014
Closing: December 14, 2014

Punk Rock - 2014 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Lucille Lortel Theatre
121 Christopher St (between Hudson & Bleeker Sts) New York, NY 10014

Inspired by playwright Simon Stephens' (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Harper Regan) own experiences as a teacher, Punk Rock is an honest and unnerving chronicle of contemporary adolescence at the breaking point. Punk Rock is inspired by the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, which Stephens believes "left its scar over the beginning of the 21st century."

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The Veronicas to Release First International Album in 10 Years This March
by Michael Major - Feb 19, 2024

The 8-track album was produced by longtime collaborator, friend and Big Noise label-head John Feldmann, alongside a modern-day roll call of A-list pop/rock juggernauts including Travis Barker, Sierra Deaton, Ryan Linville (Olivia Rodrigo, Chappell Roan), Zhone (Troye Sivan, Kim Petras) and Chris Collins (Royal Otis, Matt Corby).

Soho Theatre & Stuart Ross Management Present PUDDLES PITY PARTY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2024

Puddles Pity Party, the seven-foot sad clown with a golden voice, returns to Soho Theatre this spring for one week only.

Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT Receives A Bluegrass Makeover At The Madnani Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2024

Step into the light of your purest (or most muddled) desire and join us for a fiddle-rompin', bluegrass stompin' adaptation of a timeless, merry classic. Hyperactive Studios is thrilled to present a re-imagining of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, opening next weekend at The Madnani Theatre in Hollywood.

Photos: First Look at HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Chance Theater
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 27, 2024

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, is kicking off its 2024 Season with the groundbreaking Tony Award-winning musical, 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch”, with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music & lyrics by Stephen Trask. Check out production photos here!

King Buzzo (Melvins) & Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle) Announce U.S. Summer Tour
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by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2024

Past recipients of the Golden Eddie include Spike Lee, Quentin Tarantino, Kathleen Kennedy, Christopher Nolan, Lauren Shuler Donner, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Guillermo del Toro, Vince Gilligan, J.J. Abrams, Nancy Meyers, Martin Scorsese, Norman Jewison, Robert Zemeckis, George Lucas, and the Sundance Institute, among others.

by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2024

Penn Live Arts (PLA) – the leading presenter of innovative and transformative performing arts experiences in Philadelphia – will present Ukraine: The Edge of Freedom, from Sunday, February 25, 2024 - Sunday, March 3, 2024.

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Kicks Off Chance Theater's 2024 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 13, 2024

HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH will kick off Chance Theater's 2024 Season. Learn more about the production details here!

YELLOWCARD Collaborates With Ambient Duo HAMMOCK For 'A Hopeful Sign'
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2024

YELLOWCARD collaborates with ambient duo HAMMOCK for 'A Hopeful Sign.' Reimagines their most memorable tracks in a neo-classical, ambient realm. The first single from the album, “Ocean Avenue,” takes the band's signature hit and metamorphosizing the song from a pop-punk anthem to a contemplative and delicate piano-led ballad.

Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks Come to Bay Street Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2024

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced that Gene Casey and The Lone Sharks will return for a A ROCK & ROLL DANCE PARTY CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF RHYTHM AND TWANG on Saturday, February 3rd at 8 pm.

Art-Pop Auteur Rebecca Pidgeon Releasing New EP, Album Coming In February
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Video: Rebecca Pidgeon Releasing First Video From Upcoming New Album
by Michael Major - Dec 29, 2023

Rebecca Pidgeon releases 'Everybody Learning to Fly' video, for track from her upcoming new album. Pidgeon's fascination with filmmaking, both its beauty and its seamier exploitative side, takes center stage in her 11th full-length studio album Songs of LA.

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Art-Pop Auteur Rebecca Pidgeon is set to release her upcoming Songs of L.A. album, showcasing her talent in both music and acting. These songs, composed with long-time writing partner David Batteau, reimagine legendary figures like the pioneering female aviator Poncho Barnes, who flew stunts in Hell's Angels and Betty Page.

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What did our critic think of SENSE & SENSIBILITY at 4TH WALL THEATRE COMPANY? I have a feeling the creators of Netflix’s BRIDGERTON saw Kate Hamill’s musical update of SENSE & SENSIBILITY in 2014 and understood what they had to do to make Regency era romance work for a new generation.

Legendary Pop Icon Adam Ant Announces 2024 American Tour
by Michael Major - Dec 5, 2023

In the mid-seventies, Adam Ant joined the band Bazooka Joe as a bassist; they played pubs and colleges around London. On one decisive night in November 1975, Adam saw The Sex Pistols playing their first-ever show, supporting Bazooka Joe. The explosive punk band inspired Adam to start something new.

The Feral Ghosts to Release New Album 'Black Sun' in December
by Michael Major - Nov 27, 2023

The Feral Ghosts will release their long-awaited sophomore album Black Sun. The Chicago-based band made up of Raul Urquilla aka Annu Na Kll (vocals, bass), Alejandro Duran (guitar) and Roberto Lopez aka Luzy (drums) will celebrate the release of Black Sun with a hometown show at Soundgrowler Brewing Co. on Saturday, December 2.

Greg Davis Brings 'Blood On The Saddle's' Catalog To Ton-Up Records
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2023

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Taylor Acorn Releases New Single 'Basement'
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 18, 2023

Nashville based artist, Taylor Acorn, has shared a brand new single, “Basement,” out now via OneRPM. Co-written by Taylor, Emma Lynn White and Dan Swank (All Time Low), “Basement” captures the raw beauty that emerges from the depths of despair. Listen here!

CAPA to Host Singer Storm Large in Concert at Lincoln Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2023

CAPA will host Storm Large -- musician, actor, playwright, author, awesome -- in concert Saturday, April 13, 2024, at the Lincoln Theatre.

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by Michael Major - Nov 13, 2023

Rolie Polie Guacamole unveils their 11th album 'Diggin' in the Dirt.' Discover the treasure-filled music from this beloved children's band. With skills honed by more than 15 years of working directly with kids and families, Rolie Polie Guacamole is proud to offer up the crown jewel of its catalog, Diggin' in the Dirt.

WATCH NIGHT At The Perelman Performing Arts Center Opens Tomorrow
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2023

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Taylor Acorn Announces Good Enough U.S. & Australia Tour
by Michael Major - Nov 7, 2023

Beginning in Tampa on April 11th at Crowbar, Taylor will visit over 20 cities across the U.S. including stops in New York, Boston, Nashville, Detroit, Seattle, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Dallas and more before wrapping up in Houston, TX on May 11th at the House of Blues Peacock Room. 

Empty Country (Cymbals Eat Guitars) Release New LP
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Gale Forces (featuring Ex-member Of Engine Kid, This White Light, Current Member Of AWOLNATION) Release New LP 'Highlights Of Existence'
by Michael Major - Nov 3, 2023

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Dropkick Murphys Announce Boston 2024 St. Patrick's Day Week Shows
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Dropkick Murphys have announced their 2024 St. Patrick's Day Week hometown shows in Boston, which will all feature SoCal punk legends Pennywise as special guests, and opening acts to be announced soon. The run of shows begins Thursday, March 14 at Citizens House Of Blues Boston.


Punk Rock has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2014.
Punk Rock has been nominated for several awards including Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play at the Drama League Awards for Simon Stephens, Direction at the Obie Awards for Trip Cullman, and Outstanding Lighting Design at The Lortels for Japhy Weideman.
"Punk Rock" has won several awards including Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play at the Drama League Awards, Direction for Simon Stephens at the Obie Awards, and Outstanding Lighting Design for Japhy Weideman at The Lortels.