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Rock of Ages

Star-Studded Cast in Return VR Theatrical Rock Musical.

Broadway’s smash hit musical, Rock of Ages is set to rock Montecasino’s Teatro for the first time from Thursday, 26 September to Sunday, 20 October 2019.  This jukebox musical features 28 classic rock songs from the 1980s including hits Don’t Stop Believin’, The Final Countdown, Here I Go Again and many more. As the humorous high-energy storyline unfolds, the audience takes a journey back to a colourful era while singing-a-long to rock anthems that come alive on stage. Rock of Ages is a feel-good stage production where audiences are rocking in their seats at every performance.   Tickets on sale at Montecasino.co.za and Computicket.

The extraordinary characters and roller-coaster story that turned Rock Of Ages into a global phenomenon are brought to life by a dynamic all-South Africa cast, band and production team. The star studded Rock of Ages cast features this country’s finest talent across the entertainment spectrum including musical theatre, television shows, concerts, movies and recording artists.

Vocalist, producer and WONDERboom band front man, Cito is cast as the male lead playing Stacee Jaxx with The Voice SA 2017 runner up, Josh Ansley in the role of Drew and singer, actor, director and producer Zak Hendrikz is Lonny.  Popular actor, writer and award-winning director, Neels Clasen is cast as Hertz and actor and drama lecturer, Matt Counihan plays the role of Franz. Twenty-one-year-old female lead Jessica plays Sherrie and Lois du Plessis in the role of Justice returns to South Africa after living in the USA for almost twelve years.

Read our review of the previous run at the Lyric here

Returning from the highly successful CHICAGO The Musical world tour sees former West End and SA performer Craig Urbani, before he will head up the cast of The Rocky Horror Show, later this year.  Also, Natasha van der Merwe and Raquel Munn will be seen in principal roles with fellow CHICAGO cast members Alex Girard and Stefania du Toit joining Lara Kleynhans, and Chantel Stanfield to complete the female ensembleThokozani Jiyane, JP Rossouw and Ryan Flynn are the male ensemble.

Produced by Montecasino in association with VR Theatrical, Rock of Ages combines the highly talented production team of Executive Producer, Jaco Van Rensburg; Director and Choreographer, Timothy Le and Musical Director, Wessel Odendaal, recently seen in the same role in Here’s to You, who leads the five-piece live band.

Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, Rock Of Ages captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. The nostalgic rock anthems include the music of Bon Jovi, Journey, Twisted Sister, Styx, Poison, Foreigner, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar and many other great rock bands – this musical truly is larger than life!

Rock of Ages is a rock ‘n roll romance set on the Sunset Strip in The Bourbon Room, the last epic venue where the legendary Stacee Jaxx returns to the stage and rock-n-roll dreamers line up to turn their fantasies into reality – celebrating a time.

Rock of Ages is a seriously mindless, ridiculously enjoyable glamour-rock musical that is not to be missed! It’s the hilarious book by Chris D’Arienzo that drives the piece. There’s great comedy, stellar performances and great music – all the ingredients of a great night out! Get your tickets at  www.montecasino.co.za, by calling Computicket on 083 915 8000 or at www.computicket.com   Owing to adult themes, a PG13 is recommended.

 

Rock of Ages

Montecasino’s Teatro.

Thursday, 26 September to Sunday, 20 October 2019

Show Times:

No Monday performances

Weekdays: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 20h00

Weekends: Fridays, 20h00; Saturdays 15h00 & 20h00; Sundays 14h00 & 18h00

Performance:  2 hours 30 minutes including 20-minute intermission

Ticket Prices including VAT

Midweek (Tuesdays to Thursdays and Sundays 18h00): R150, R200, R250, R300

Weekend (Fridays & Saturdays 20h00, Saturdays 15h00 and Sundays 14h00):  R200, R250, R300, R350,

Student Discount:

One ticket per person

Only available at Computicket outlets upon presentation of valid SA ID/Student Card:

Tuesdays to Thursdays at 20h00 and Sundays, 18h00 ONLY: R160, R200, R240

Bookings:

Visit Montecasino.co.za or visit the Montecasino Box Office

Computicket by calling 0861 915 8000, visit www.computicket.com or

visit your nearest Computicket outlets

Group Bookings (10+ Tickets)

Tuesday to Thursday at 8pm and Sunday 6pm ONLY
Computicket Corporate Bookings Department  011 340 8139 /011 340 8475

(Monday to Friday from 09h00 until 17h00) or email corporatesales@computicket.com

Important Notice:

No children under 3 years.

PG 13 years and under recommended owing to adult themes

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About Louw Mulder

Editor At Stage and Screen

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