Stage 1 & Ohlone College Summerfest Announce Auditions for ROCK OF AGES   the MusicalTMRofALogo_BlackBackCMYK

7-10pm April 2 & 3 & 5
Newark Memorial High School – Dance Room
39375 Cedar Blvd, Newark

Please go to ROCK OF AGES  to register for your audition time.

Click here for Audition Forms.

Callbacks by invitation only: 10am-4pm April 8

Auditions will be vocals only. Please prepare an 80’s rock song (16 – 32 bars), and bring sheet music in your key (background music tracks without vocals are also acceptable). An accompanist will be provided. Music must be in the correct key, no transpositions.

Stage 1 is a non-profit, non-equity theatre group. There are no stipends for actors.

Rehearsals start May 10th and will be Mon-Thurs nights from 7-10pm with some Saturdays.

Performances: July 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21 & 22 at 8pm. All performances are presented in the outdoor Ohlone College amphitheater at 43600 Mission Blvd., Fremont.

Kevin Hammond: Director & Choreographer

Janet Holmes: Vocal Director

Tim Roberts: Musical Director

Show Description: Rock of Ages takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair! This Tony Award -nominated Broadway musical features the hits of bands including Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, and others. It’s the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, lace and liquor flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where sex machine Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and scantily clad groupies line up to turn their fantasies into reality. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star (and resident toilet cleaner) Drew longs to take the stage as the next big thing (and longs for small-town girl Sherri, fresh off the bus from Kansas with stars in her eyes). But the rock and roll fairy-tale is about to end when German developers sweep into town with plans to turn the fabled Strip into just another capitalist strip mall. Can Drew, Sherri, and the gang save the strip–and themselves–before it’s too late? Only the music of hit bands Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and more hold the answer.


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