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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 - March 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...)
BWW TV: Get Ready to Rock and Go Inside Opening Night of ROCKTOPIA on Broadway!BWW TV: Get Ready to Rock and Go Inside Opening Night of ROCKTOPIA on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - March 28, 2018

Broadway has turned up the volume! Last night at the Broadway Theatre, Rocktopia officially opened. 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. Rocktopia celebrates its opening night on Broadway tomorrow,Tuesday, March 27, running six weeks only, through April 29, 2018.  (more...)
Review Roundup: Did ROCKTOPIA on Broadway Rock the Critics?Review Roundup: Did ROCKTOPIA on Broadway Rock the Critics?
by Review Roundups - March 27, 2018

ROCKTOPIA officially opens on Broadway tonight! Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)
Photo Flash: ROCKTOPIA is Ready to Rock Broadway!Photo Flash: ROCKTOPIA is Ready to Rock Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2018

ROCKTOPIA has released production photos of its six-week limited engagementat The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). See the new images below! (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 - March 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...)
UPDATE: ROCKTOPIA Explains Wage Discrepancy: 'We Are a Touring Concert'UPDATE: ROCKTOPIA Explains Wage Discrepancy: 'We Are a Touring Concert'
by BWW News Desk - March 8, 2018

While Rocktopia gets ready to take its first official Broadway bow, its producers are under fire for offering its chorus members unfair wages. An official statement from the Actors' Equity Association reads: (more...)
UPDATE: ROCKTOPIA Responds to AEA on Arrangement for Choir's WagesUPDATE: ROCKTOPIA Responds to AEA on Arrangement for Choir's Wages
by BWW News Desk - March 6, 2018

While Rocktopia gets ready to take its first official Broadway bow, its producers are under fire for offering its chorus members unfair wages. An official statement from the Actors' Equity Association reads: (more...)
Up on the Marquee: ROCKTOPIAUp on the Marquee: ROCKTOPIA
by Walter McBride - February 1, 2018

This spring, the international music sensation Rocktopia will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 - April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Set to open on March 27, 2018, Rocktopia is an explosive musical event that fuses the most iconic 20th-Century rock with world-renowned classical compositions. Five world-class vocalists-backed by a full symphony orchestra, an electrifying rock band and a choir-take music itself to electrifying new heights. (more...)
BWW TV: Get Ready to Rock and Meet the Musicians of ROCKTOPIA on Broadway!BWW TV: Get Ready to Rock and Meet the Musicians of ROCKTOPIA on Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - January 17, 2018

This spring, the international music sensation Rocktopia will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 - April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Set to open on March 27, 2018, Rocktopia is an explosive musical event that fuses the most iconic 20th-Century rock with world-renowned classical compositions. Five world-class vocalists-backed by a full symphony orchestra, an electrifying rock band and a choir-take music itself to electrifying new heights. (more...)
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Broadway Bound ROCKTOPIA Meets The PressPhoto Coverage: The Cast of Broadway Bound ROCKTOPIA Meets The Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - January 16, 2018

This spring, the international music sensation Rocktopia will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Set to open on March 27, 2018, Rocktopia is an explosive musical event that fuses the most iconic 20th-Century rock with world-renowned classical compositions. Five world-class vocalists backed by a full symphony orchestra, an electrifying rock band and a choir take music itself to electrifying new heights. The anthems of Queen and Journey meet the odes of Beethoven. The power ofZeppelin merges with the poetry of Puccini. The greatness of The Who blends with the grandeur of Strauss. This is the one-of-a-kind sound of ROCKTOPIA. The cast met the press this week. See photos from the rockin' event below! (more...)
BWW TV: Let Chloe Lowery Chill You to the Bone in Sneak Peek of ROCKTOPIA on Broadway!BWW TV: Let Chloe Lowery Chill You to the Bone in Sneak Peek of ROCKTOPIA on Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - January 16, 2018

This spring, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 - April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)
Train Lead Singer Pat Monahan to Make Broadway Debut in ROCKTOPIATrain Lead Singer Pat Monahan to Make Broadway Debut in ROCKTOPIA
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2018

The producers of the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA are thrilled to announce that the Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling lead singer of Train, Pat Monahan, will make his Broadway debut during the first three weeks of the run, March 20 April 8, 2018. (more...)
VIDEO: Journey to ROCKTOPIA with Highlights from the Broadway-Bound Show!VIDEO: Journey to ROCKTOPIA with Highlights from the Broadway-Bound Show!
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, this spring, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 - April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)
Breaking: ROCKTOPIA to Mash Up Mozart, Queen, Tchaikovsky, Pink Floyd and More on Broadway This SpringBreaking: ROCKTOPIA to Mash Up Mozart, Queen, Tchaikovsky, Pink Floyd and More on Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2017

This spring, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA will rock Broadway for six epic weeks, March 20 - April 29, 2018 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). (more...)