Broadway’s Biggest Party returns to Manila! ROCK OF AGES, the sold out smash hit musical is back one last time for a very limited run from Oct 31 – Nov 9, 2014 at the Meralco Theatre.
Featuring classic rock songs from the 80s like We Built This City, Every Rose Has Its Thorn, I Wanna Rock, Hit Me With Your Best Shot, and Don’t Stop Believin’, ROCK OF AGES tells the story of Drew and Sherrie, two young dreamers who meet on the Sunset Strip and find that sometimes, when your dreams get dashed, you end up with a gift far more precious than that which you set out to find. All that in a face-melting, laugh-a-minute, rocking show! It continues to run on Broadway to sold out crowds.
MiG Ayesa who took Manila by storm two years ago returns to the stage as Stacee Jaxx, the rockstar, nay rock god, whose performance may or may not save a small club on the Sunset Strip that is being threatened with closure. Stacee ends up crashing on budding lovers and Sunset Strip dreamers — Drew and Sherrie.
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MiG Ayesa has performed in West End musicals such as BUDDY, RENT and WE WILL ROCK YOU. On Broadway he has performed in ROCK OF AGES and BURN THE FLOOR. He was a top 3 finalist on Rockstar:INXS.
“Even from my first rehearsal with the cast two years ago, I knew that we had something special. It’s a great gift to be able to do the show again in Manila for the third time!” says MiG.
Nyoy Volante, who earned rave reviews for his performance as Donkey in the hit run of SHREK, returns to the role of Drew.
Rounding off this powerhouse cast are Jett Pangan as Lonny, Jamie Wilson as Dennis, Calvin Millado as Hertz, Bibo Reyes as Franz and Jinky Llamanzares as Justice Charlier. Joining the cast are Kayla Rivera as Sherrie and Thea Tadiar Everley as Regina. ROCK OF AGES is directed by Chari Arespacochaga, Lighting Design by Driscoll Otto, Assistant Direction by Jamie Wilson, Choreography by Cecile Martinez, Set Design by Lex Marcos and Denis Lagdameo, Costume Design by Pepsi Herrera and Twinkle Zamora, Sound Design by Deniz Akyurek, Musical Direction by Ceejay Javier and Vocal Coaching by ManMan Angsico.
Kayla, who has made her mark as a high wattage musical theatre actress in shows such as IN THE HEIGHTS, ALADDIN and THE ADDAMS FAMILY says of joining the ROCK OF AGES cast, “I am so excited to be taking on the role of Sherrie, unleashing the more spunky and sexy side of me. To be working alongside MiG Ayesa and this amazing cast is such an honor. MiG lights up the room with his very warm personality and rockstar presence!”
ROCK OF AGES continues to run on Broadway at the Helen Hayes Theatre and is also currently touring the US. It is produced in the Philippines by Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group. It’s the final countdown for ROCK OF AGES! Don’t miss Broadway’s Biggest Party! Get your tickets now at Ticketworld 891-9999.
Just a quick sharing, I was really surprised that Victoria Court sponsored this event. I WOULD LOVE to see a Rock of Ages inspired thematic room in the future! It's very cool to relive the moment as Drew for the boys and Sherie for the girls (Don't Stop Believin' on cue). Hahaha. But on a serious note, Victoria Court has been really busy doing all the marketing campaigns for their party rooms. If you'd ask me, YES, I've been to some of their party thematic rooms and I'm always in AWE every time I attend parties in their world class interiors.
Rock of Ages is made possible by Metrobank, Solar Entertainment Channels: Jack TV, Jack CIty and 2nd Avenue, The Philippine Star, Philippine Daily Inquirer, BusinessWorld, Delta Airlines, CATS Motors Inc., Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center Manila, Make Up Forever, Portfolio Photography Studio, Monster Radio RX 93.1, Manila Broadcasting Company, Mellow 94.7 Sounds Good, Hit Productions, Imatech, Confetti Effects, Mandaue Foam Furniture Center, A.Shop, Digipost, Studio M, Yoshinoya, Gerry’s Grill, Shakey’s, Victoria Court, Meralco Theater and The City of Pasig.
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