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For those in need of a little Broadway in their lives, Rock of Ages, which is one of the longest running shows in Broadway’s history, is returning for a reunion concert on April 24 at 8 p.m. ET. The show, Rock of Ages: All-Star Reunion Concert, will stream on Stellar and is set to feature ‘80s hits fans have come to expect from this show.
Rock of Ages: All-Star Reunion Concert is actually going to be a bi-coastal livestream show. While they’ll be streaming most of the show from the Rock of Ages Hollywood stage at The Bourbon Room—off the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood—there will also be a number of performances coming in from New York City. The show will be directed by Chris D’Arienzo, who also wrote the show, and Tony Award nominee Kristin Hanggi, and produced by Matthew Weaver, Scott Prisand, Joan Grande with Diamond Dog Entertainment, Hillary Weaver, Janet Billig Rich, Darcie Crager, Michael Maddox, and livestreaming platform Stellar as part of its on-going series of Stellar Originals.
The entire cast for this one night only All-Star Reunion Concert features the following Rock of Ages Alumni: Tony Award Nominees Constantine Maroulis, Laura Bell Bundy, Kerry Butler, “Big Brother” & Stage Star Frankie Grande, Grammy Award-Winning ‘Tenacious D' Musician Kyle Gass, Emmy Award-Winning Comedian, Actor & Host Chris Hardwick, Drama Desk-Nominated Broadway Star Kate Rockwell, Helen Hayes Award Winner Mitchell Jarvis, Broadway Favorite Wesley Taylor, “Ru Paul’s Drag Race” Star Willam, Emmy Award Nominee Dot-Marie Jones, Actor & Comedian Dan Finnerty, TV & Stage Star Tom Lenk, Stage & Screen Star James Carpinello, “Twisted Sister” Frontman Dee Snider, Stage & Recording Artist Becca Kotte, Broadway Stars James Snyder, Andre Ward, Adam Dannheisser, Michele Mais, Matt Wolpe, Stage & Broadway Star Amy Spanger, ROA Hollywood's Callandra Olivia, ROA Hollywood's Regina LeVert, ROA Book Writer Chris D’Arienzo and ROA Original Arrangements Dave Gibbs.
“If ever there was a show created to make you feel good, sing-along, and forget your worries, it’s Rock of Ages,” said Matthew Weaver in a statement. “We are so pumped to be able to reunite some of the best performers from Rock of Ages’ storied past for one euphoric night, to help global audiences escape to the Sunset Strip for a virtual party of rock ballads and revelry. Come one, come all. Make your own Jell-O shots, stretch out your dominant air-guitar hand, and grab your lighter! This is going to be the most fun night of 2021.”
American Express, as a Rock of Ages: All-Star Reunion Concert sponsor, will be offering exclusive VIP packages to Card Members. Their American Express Exclusive Package comes with a ticket to the virtual show, as well as an invite to a Q&A with Frankie Grande, Constantine Maroulis, Michele Mais, Regina LeVert, and Tony Award-nominated producer Matt Weaver. The Q&A will be the night before the show—Friday, April 23—at 8 p.m. ET. Don't forget your acid-wash jean jacket.