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Following a sell-out tour in 2018/2019, the producers of the smash-hit Rock of Ages are delighted to announce the cast and Kevin Clifton’s return in the role of Stacee Jaxx at selected performances. The tour will open at The Alexandra Birmingham from the 19 August with Kevin first appearing as Stacee Jaxx at the Liverpool Empire on 13 September 2021.
Kevin Clifton thrilled audiences as Stacee Jaxx on the 2018/2019 ‘Rock of Ages’ UK tour and he is so excited to be back, reprising the role in 2021. Kevin is best known known for being a professional dancer on BBC1’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. In seven years on the show Kevin reached the final a record five times, winning four glitter balls including the main show Glitterball trophy in 2018 with Stacey Dooley before leaving in 2019. Since then, Kevin has gone on to appear in many other theatre productions including, ‘The Wedding Singer’ and ‘Singin’ in the Rain’.
The producers said today, ‘We are delighted Kevin will be back as Stacee Jaxx, he has wowed us and audiences with his superb singing voice and we can’t wait for him to be part of our exciting show once again. We are also thrilled to welcome back many returning cast members from the last tour and a new rising star Joe Gash who will be playing the iconic role of Lonny. We can’t wait to be back and to give audiences (and fans) the best party night out of the summer’.
The full cast for the Rock of Ages tour includes Luke Walsh who first played the lead role of Drew in the 2018/2019 tour, and he is back to reprise the role in 2021. Luke is a singer/songwriter and his theatre credits include ‘Chess’ (Umeda Arts Theatre, Osaka), ‘Boybands Forever’ (Germany Tour).
Rhiannon Chesterman played Regina on the previous tour and is returning in the role of Sherrie. Rhiannon’s previous theatre credits include UK and Ireland tour of ‘Grease’ and ‘Mrs Henderson Presents’ at Noel Coward Theatre, West End.
Joe Gash will play the iconic role of Lonny. Joe will be making his theatre debut in the role.
Ross Dawes will play Dennis Dupree, his previous West End theatre credits include ‘Phantom of the Opera’, ‘Girl from the North Country’, ’Charlie & the Chocolate Factory’ and ’Shrek the Musical’.
Gabriella Williams will play Regina and her previous credits include Sophie in ‘Mamma Mia!’ in the West End at the Novello Theatre and ‘Carrie; The Musical’ at Southwark Playhouse.
Jenny Fitzpatrick will play Justice. Jenny previously played the alternate Tina Turner in ‘TINA, The Tina Musical’ in London’s West End at the Aldwych theatre.
Vas Constanti, Andrew Carthy, Erin Bell will also be returning in their roles from the 2018/2019 tour as Hertz Klinemann, Franz Klinenmann and Constance. They are also joined by returning cast members Adam Strong and Joshua Dever.
They are joined by Scott Hayward, Sam Turrell, Phoebe Samuel-Gray, Siobhan James, Morgan Scott and Janine Somcio.
“Rock of Ages” is the hilarious musical comedy lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems, including ‘Don’t Stop Believin’, ‘We Built This City’, ‘The Final Countdown’, ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’, ‘Here I Go Again’, ‘Can’t Fight this Feeling’ and ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’, played loud and proud by an awesome live band. Leave it all behind and lose yourself in a city and a time where the dreams are as big as the hair, and yes, they can come true!
Now a global smash with hit seasons on Broadway, London’s West End and Las Vegas and a star-studded Hollywood movie version this show promises you the best party night out around.
TOUR DATES 2021/22
|19 – 21||BIRMINGHAM||Alexandra Theatre||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|24 – 28||SUNDERLAND||Empire||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|31 – 4 SEP||GLASGOW||Kings Theatre||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|* 14 – 18||LIVERPOOL||Liverpool Empire||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|* 21 – 25||WIMBLEDON||New Wimbledon Theatre||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|* 28 – 2 OCT||MILTON KEYNES||Milton Keynes Theatre||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|* 5 – 9||MANCHESTER||Opera House||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|* 19 – 23||EXETER||Northcott Theatre||01392 726363||BUY TICKETS|
|* 26 – 31||DARTFORD||Orchard Theatre||01322 220000||BUY TICKETS|
|* 2 – 6||STOKE-ON-TRENT||Regent Theatre||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|* 8 – 13||CHELTENHAM||Everyman Theatre||01242 572573||BUY TICKETS|
|16 – 20||HAYES||Beck Theatre||020 8561 8371||BUY TICKETS|
|23 – 27||DARLINGTON||Hippodrome||01325 405405||BUY TICKETS|
|30 – 4 DEC||GRIMSBY||Grimsby Auditorium||0300 300 0035||BUY TICKETS|
|18 – 22||POOLE||Lighthouse||01202 280000||BUY TICKETS|
|25 – 29||WOKING||New Victoria Theatre||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|22 – 26||LLANDUDNO||Venue Cymru||01492 872000||BUY TICKETS|
|1 – 5||CREWE||Lyceum Theatre||01270 368242||BUY TICKETS|
|21 – 26||BLACKPOOL||Winter Gardens||0844 856 1111||BUY TICKETS|
|29 – 2 APRIL||WOLVERHAMPTON||Grand Theatre||01902 429212||BUY TICKETS|
|12 – 16||PETERBOROUGH||New Theatre||01733 852 992||BUY TICKETS|
|19 – 23||HULL||New Theatre||01482 300 306||BUY TICKETS|
|3 – 7||CRAWLEY||Hawth Theatre||01293 553636||BUY TICKETS|
|10 – 14||EDINBURGH||Playhouse||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|17 – 23||CARDIFF||New Theatre||07925 659065||BUY TICKETS|
|24 – 28||AYLESBURY||Waterside Theatre||03330 096 690||BUY TICKETS|
|31 – 4 JUNE||NEW BRIGHTON||Floral Pavilion||0151 666 0000||BUY TICKETS|
|7 – 11||WELLINBOROUGH||Castle Theatre||01933 270 007||BUY TICKETS|
|14 – 18||PORTSMOUTH||King’s Theatre||023 9282 8282||BUY TICKETS|
|* Kevin Clifton playing the role of ‘Stacee Jaxx’Age Guidance 12+|