MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 07, 2009
Closing Date
Jan 18, 2015
1st Preview
Mar 17, 2009
1st Preview
Mar 17, 2009
Previews
22
Performances
2,328
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Brooks Atkinson Theatre
(Apr 07, 2009 - Jan 09, 2011)
Helen Hayes Theatre
(Mar 24, 2011 - Jan 18, 2015)

Setting
The 1980s.

Media
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Book by Chris D'Arienzo; Music arranged by Ethan Popp; Music orchestrated by Ethan Popp; Original arrangements by: David Gibbs; Musical Director: Henry Aronson; Additional music by Joey Allen, Nuno Bettencourt, Jack Blades, Jon Bon Jovi, D.L. Byron, Jonathan Cain, Gary F. Cherone, Desmond Child, David Coverdale, Kevin Cronin, Bill Cuomo, Bobby Dall, Jerry Dixon, Geoffrey Downes, David Gibbs, Randy Goodrum, David Grahame, Louis Gramattico, Chris Hardwick, Neville Holder, Joan Jett, Bruce Anthony Johannessen, Michael Leslie Jones, Kelly Keagy, Craig Krampf, Dennis Lambert, Jani Lane, James Lea, Bernard Marsden, Eric Martin, Bret Michael, Ted Nugent, Martin George Page, Steve Perry, Jim Peterik, Rikki Rocket, Marvin Webster Ross, David Lee Roth, Richard S. Sambora, Neal Schon, E. Schwartz, Tommy Shaw, Mick Smiley, Daniel Dee Snider, Frank Sullivan, Steven Sweet, Bernie Taupin, Joey Tempest, Brett Tuggle, Erik Turner, John K. Wetton and Peter Wolf; Additional lyrics by Joey Allen, Nuno Bettencourt, Jack Blades, Jon Bon Jovi, D.L. Byron, Jonathan Cain, Gary F. Cherone, Desmond Child, David Coverdale, Kevin Cronin, Bill Cuomo, Bobby Dall, Jerry Dixon, Geoffrey Downes, David Gibbs, Randy Goodrum, David Grahame, Louis Gramattico, Chris Hardwick, Neville Holder, Joan Jett, Bruce Anthony Johannessen, Michael Leslie Jones, Kelly Keagy, Craig Krampf, Dennis Lambert, Jani Lane, James Lea, Bernard Marsden, Eric Martin, Bret Michael, Ted Nugent, Martin George Page, Steve Perry, Jim Peterik, Rikki Rocket, Marvin Webster Ross, David Lee Roth, Richard S. Sambora, Neal Schon, E. Schwartz, Tommy Shaw, Mick Smiley, Daniel Dee Snider, Frank Sullivan, Steven Sweet, Bernie Taupin, Joey Tempest, Brett Tuggle, Erik Turner, John K. Wetton and Peter Wolf
Directed by Kristin Hanggi; Choreographed by Kelly Devine; Associate Director: Adam John Hunter; Associate Choreographer: Robert Tatad
Scenic Design by Beowulf Boritt; Costume Design by Gregory Gale; Lighting Design by Jason Lyons; Projection Design by Zachary Borovay; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Jo Winiarski; Associate Costume Design: Karl Ruckdeschel; Associate Projection Design: Austin Switser; Assistant Costume Design: Julia Broer and Colleen Kesterson; Assistant Lighting Design: Driscoll Otto; Associate Sound Design: Keith Caggiano; Assistant Projection Design: Daniel Brodie; Assistant Scenic Design: Buist Bickley, Maiko Chii and Alexis Distler
General Manager: Frankel Green Theatrical Management and Leslie Ledbetter; Company Manager: Tracy Geltman; Associate Gen. Mgr: Aliza Wassner; Assistant Co. Mgr: Susan Keappock
Production Stage Manager: Claudia Lynch; Stage Manager: Adam John Hunter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Matthew DiCarlo and Marisha Ploski; Technical Supervisor: Peter Fulbright, Colleen Houlehen, Tech Production Services, Inc. and Miranda Wigginton
Musical Supervisor: Ethan Popp; Conducted by Henry Aronson; Guitar 1: Joel Hoekstra; Guitar 2: David Gibbs; Drums: Jon Weber; Bass: Winston Roye; Synthesizer Programmer: Randy Cohen; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Copyist: Firefly Music Service; Keyboard: Henry Aronson
General Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Casting: Telsey + Company; Vocal Coach: Liz Caplan; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Marketing: Leanne Schanzer Promotions; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Dance Captain: Bahiyah Sayyed Gaines; Associate Press Representative: Matt Shea; Marketing & Promotions: The Pekoe Group; Internet Marketing/Website Design: Art Meets Commerce; Creative Advisor: Wendy Goldberg
Drew
Mar 17, 2009 - Sep 09, 2010
Sherrie
Mar 17, 2009 - Jun 07, 2009
Stacee Jaxx
 
Father
 
Record Company Man
Offstage Voice
Lonny
Mar 17, 2009 - Sep 05, 2010
 
Record Company Man
Mar 17, 2009 - Sep 05, 2010
Justice
Mar 17, 2009 - Jan 20, 2013
 
Mother
Regina
Mar 17, 2009 - Aug 01, 2010
 
Candi
Mar 17, 2009 - Aug 01, 2010
Young Groupie
 
Ensemble
Franz
Mar 17, 2009 - Sep 13, 2009
Reporter
 
Ensemble
Mayor
 
Ja'Keith Gill
 
Ensemble
Offstage Voice
Waitress
 
Ensemble
Sleazy Producer
 
Joey Primo
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Ericka Hunter (Sherrie), Jeremy Jordan (Drew, Franz, Stacee Jaxx), Michael Minarik (Lonny, Dennis, Hertz, Stacee Jaxx), Bahiyah Sayyed Gaines (Justice), Katherine Tokarz (Regina, Justice), Tad Wilson (Lonny, Dennis, Hertz), Savannah Wise (Sherrie) and Jeremy Woodard (Stacee Jaxx, Drew, Franz)

Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Apr 07, 2009 - Jan 09, 2011)

Produced in association with Neil Canell/Jay Canell and Marc Bell
Associate Projection Design: Daniel Brodie; Assistant Projection Design: Austin Switser
Guitar 2: Tommy Kessler
Dance Captain: Jenifer Foote and Jennifer Rias

Cast

Sherrie
Sep 18, 2009 - Mar 13, 2010
Ensemble
Offstage Voice
Offstage Voice
Stacee Jaxx
Sep 13, 2010 - ?
Lonny
Sep 06, 2010 - ?
Tom Lenk
Broadway Debut
Franz
Sep 18, 2009 - Mar 21, 2010
Waitress
Nov 16, 2009 - Mar 15, 2010
 
Ensemble
Nov 16, 2009 - Mar 15, 2010
 
Sherrie
Mar 15, 2010 - Jan 09, 2011
Regina
Aug 03, 2010 - ?
 
Candi
Aug 03, 2010 - ?
Ensemble
Dennis
Oct 19, 2010 - Dec 24, 2010
Derek St. Pierre
Broadway Debut
Franz
Mar 22, 2010 - Jan 09, 2011
Don Stephenson
during Paul Schoeffler's hiatus
Hertz
Aug 17, 2009 - Oct 25, 2009
Strip Club DJ
 
Offstage Voice
Drew
Sep 10, 2010 - ?
Offstage Voice
Waitress
Mar 22, 2010 - ?
 
Ensemble
Mar 22, 2010 - ?
Sherrie
Jun 09, 2009 - Sep 13, 2009
Understudies: Andrew C. Call (Franz), Jenifer Foote (Regina, Justice, Ensemble), Geoff Packard (Drew), Emily Padgett (Sherrie), Jennifer Rias (Regina, Justice), Matthew Stocke (Lonny, Dennis, Hertz), Becca Tobin (Sherrie) and Katie Webber (Sherrie)

Helen Hayes Theatre (Mar 24, 2011 - Jan 18, 2015)

Moving Light Programmer: Marc Polimeni; Associate Lighting Design: Grant Wilcoxen; Assistant Lighting Design: Sean Beach; Assistant Sound Design: Drew Levy
Company Manager: Daniel Kuney and Chris Aniello; Associate Co. Mgr: Chris Aniello; Assistant Co. Mgr: Deirdre Murphy; General Manager: Roy Gabay Productions
Production Stage Manager: Matthew DiCarlo and Justin Scribner; Stage Manager: Joanne E. McInerney, Andrew Morton (Dec 08, 2014 - ?), Andrea O. Saraffian and Justin Scribner; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joanne E. McInerney, Francesca Russell and Heather Weiss
Copyist: Brian Allan Hobbs; Music Copying/Music Preparation: Anixter Rice Music Service
Casting: Tiffany Little Canfield, CSA; Photographer: Paul Kolnik; Dance Captain: Tessa Alves and Cristy Candler; Press Representative: Vivacity Media Group (Jan 06, 2014 - ?); Marketing: AKA; Advertising: AKA; General Press Representative: The Hartman Group; Interactive Marketing and Strategy: 87AM; Interactive Marketing: Situation Interactive

Cast

Ensemble
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
 
Young Groupie
 
Waitress
 
Ensemble
 
Reporter
Stacee Jaxx
Mar 24, 2011 - Sep 25, 2011
 
Father
Dennis
Aug 04, 2014 - Aug 14, 2014
Lonny
Dec 19, 2011 - Feb 19, 2012
 
Lonny
 
Record Company Man
Joey Primo
Dec 17, 2012 - ?
 
Sleazy Producer
Sleazy Producer
Oct 03, 2011 - ?
 
Joey Primo
Oct 03, 2011 - ?
 
Ensemble
Oct 03, 2011 - ?
 
Stacee Jaxx
Dec 17, 2012 - ?
 
Father
Dec 17, 2012 - ?
Dennis
Sep 24, 2012 - Nov 18, 2012
 
Record Company Man
Sep 24, 2012 - Nov 18, 2012
 
Dennis
 
Record Company Man
Dennis
circa. 2010 - ?
 
Record Company Man
circa. 2010 - ?
Drew
Mar 24, 2011 - Mar 25, 2012
Sherrie
Mar 24, 2011 - Nov 06, 2011
Ensemble
 
Waitress
Drew
Aug 09, 2013 - Aug 03, 2014
Franz
Nov 10, 2014 - Jan 18, 2015
Ensemble
 
Waitress
 
Young Groupie
Ensemble
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
 
Waitress
 
Sherrie
Ensemble
 
Young Groupie
Lonny
Mar 24, 2011 - Dec 18, 2011
 
Record Company Man
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
 
Stacee Jaxx
Sep 15, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
 
Father
Sep 15, 2014 - Oct 26, 2014
 
Father
Jan 05, 2015 - Jan 18, 2015
 
Stacee Jaxx
Jan 05, 2015 - Jan 18, 2015
Franz
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
Ensemble
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
 
Offstage Voice
 
Drew
Jul 29, 2013 - Aug 08, 2013
Drew
Aug 04, 2014 - Jan 18, 2015
 
Reporter
Ensemble
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
Young Groupie
 
Ensemble
Sherrie
Nov 07, 2011 - May 01, 2012
Ensemble
 
Reporter
Regina
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
Sherrie
Jan 21, 2013 - Apr 20, 2014
Drew
Mar 26, 2012 - Jul 28, 2013
 
Drew
Oct 29, 2014 - Nov 08, 2014
Offstage Voice
 
Ensemble
 
Sleazy Producer
 
Joey Primo
 
Hertz
Stacee Jaxx
Oct 27, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015
 
Father
Oct 27, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015
Ensemble
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
 
Young Groupie
Sherrie
May 11, 2012 - Jan 20, 2013
Sherrie
Apr 21, 2014 - Nov 02, 2014
Justice
Jan 21, 2013 - ?
 
Mother
Jan 21, 2013 - ?
Ensemble
 
Reporter
Hertz
Ensemble
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
 
Strip Club DJ
Sherrie
Sep 06, 2012 - Sep 16, 2012
 
Waitress
Dec 19, 2011 - ?
 
Ensemble
Dec 19, 2011 - ?
 
Ensemble
 
Waitress
Ensemble
Mar 24, 2011 - Apr 03, 2012
 
Reporter
Ensemble
Mar 24, 2011 - ?
 
Stacee Jaxx
Oct 03, 2011 - ?
 
Father
Lauren Zakrin
Broadway debut
Sherrie
Nov 03, 2014 - Jan 18, 2015
Ensemble
Apr 03, 2012 - ?
 
Reporter
Apr 03, 2012 - ?
Regina
Mar 14, 2014 - Apr 06, 2014
Understudies: Tessa Alves (Sherrie, Regina, Justice), Andrew C. Call (Drew, Stacee Jaxx), Joey Calveri (Lonny, Dennis, Hertz, Stacee Jaxx), Cristy Candler (Justice, Regina), Frankie J. Grande (Drew), Alyssa Herrera (Regina, Sherrie, Justice), Ericka Hunter (Sherrie, Justice), Cody Scott Lancaster (Drew), Tony LePage (Drew, Franz, Stacee Jaxx, Lonny, Dennis, Hertz), Lauralyn McClelland (Regina, Justice), Ralph Meitzler (Hertz), Geoff Packard (Franz), Rebecca Riker (Sherrie), Josh Sassanella (Franz, Stacee Jaxx, Drew), Cassie Silva (Sherrie), Sarrah Strimel (Justice, Regina), Katie Webber (Justice, Sherrie) and Neka Zang (Regina)
Act 1
Cum on Feel The Noize
(music by Neville Holder and James Lea; lyrics by Neville Holder and James Lea)
Just Like Paradise
(music by David Lee Roth and Brett Tuggle; lyrics by David Lee Roth and Brett Tuggle)
Sister Christian
(music by Kelly Keagy; lyrics by Kelly Keagy)
Too Much Time on My Hands
(music by Tommy Shaw; lyrics by Tommy Shaw)
I Wanna Rock
(music by Daniel Dee Snider; lyrics by Daniel Dee Snider)
We're Not Gonna Take It
(music by Daniel Dee Snider; lyrics by Daniel Dee Snider)
More Than Words
(music by Nuno Bettencourt and Gary F. Cherone; lyrics by Nuno Bettencourt and Gary F. Cherone)
To Be With You
(music by David Grahame and Eric Martin; lyrics by David Grahame and Eric Martin)
Waiting For a Girl Like You
(music by Louis Gramattico and Michael Leslie Jones; lyrics by Louis Gramattico and Michael Leslie Jones)
Wanted Dead or Alive
(music by Jon Bon Jovi and Richard S. Sambora; lyrics by Jon Bon Jovi and Richard S. Sambora)
Renegade
(music by Tommy Shaw; lyrics by Tommy Shaw)
I Want to Know What Love Is
(music by Michael Leslie Jones; lyrics by Michael Leslie Jones)
Cum on Feel The Noize (Reprise)
(music by Neville Holder and James Lea; lyrics by Neville Holder and James Lea)
We're Not Gonna Take It (Reprise)
(music by Daniel Dee Snider; lyrics by Daniel Dee Snider)
Harden My Heart
(music by Marvin Webster Ross; lyrics by Marvin Webster Ross)
Shadows of The Night
(music by D.L. Byron; lyrics by D.L. Byron)
Here I Go Again
(music by David Coverdale and Bernard Marsden; lyrics by David Coverdale and Bernard Marsden)
Act 2
The Final Countdown
(music by Joey Tempest; lyrics by Joey Tempest)
Any Way You Want It
(music by Steve Perry and Neal Schon; lyrics by Steve Perry and Neal Schon)
I Wanna Rock (Reprise)
(music by Daniel Dee Snider; lyrics by Daniel Dee Snider)
We're Not Gonna Take It (Reprise)
(music by Daniel Dee Snider; lyrics by Daniel Dee Snider)
High Enough
(music by Jack Blades, Ted Nugent and Tommy Shaw; lyrics by Jack Blades, Ted Nugent and Tommy Shaw)
Beaver Hunt
(music by David Gibbs and Chris Hardwick; lyrics by David Gibbs and Chris Hardwick)
Kiss Me Deadly
(music by Mick Smiley; lyrics by Mick Smiley)
I Hate Myself For Loving You
(music by Desmond Child and Joan Jett; lyrics by Desmond Child and Joan Jett)
Heat of The Moment
(music by Geoffrey Downes and John K. Wetton; lyrics by Geoffrey Downes and John K. Wetton)
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
(music by E. Schwartz; lyrics by E. Schwartz)
I Can't Fight This Feeling
(music by Kevin Cronin; lyrics by Kevin Cronin)
Keep on Loving You
(music by Kevin Cronin; lyrics by Kevin Cronin)
The Search Is Over
(music by Jim Peterik and Frank Sullivan; lyrics by Jim Peterik and Frank Sullivan)
Don't Stop Believing
(music by Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry and Neal Schon; lyrics by Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry and Neal Schon)

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2009 Nominee
Constantine Maroulis
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2009 Nominee
Directed by Kristin Hanggi
 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

2009 Nominee
Costume Design by Gregory Gale
 

Best Sound Design of a Musical

2009 Nominee
Sound Design by Peter Hylenski

Theatre World

Award

2009 Recipient
Wesley Taylor
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