(RED BANK, NJ) — Rock received no cause, rock received no rhyme…You higher get me to high school on time! Phoenix Productions, the group theatre firm of the Depend Basie Heart for the Arts, presents its summer time manufacturing of College of Rock – The Musical – this weekend from July 22-24.
Primarily based on the 2003 film of the identical identify, College of Rock follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an additional bit of money by posing instead trainer at a prestigious prep college. There he turns a category of straight–A pupils right into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. However can he get them to the Battle of the Bands with out their mother and father and the college’s headmistress discovering out? With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, this musical options 14 new songs in addition to songs from the film.
Performances happen Friday, July 22 at 8:00pm; Saturday, July 23 at 3:00pm & 8:00pm; and Sunday, July 24 at 3:00pm. Tickets are obtainable for buy on-line. The Depend Basie Heart for the Arts is situated at 99 Monmouth Road in Pink Financial institution, New Jersey.
College of Rock includes a ebook by Julian Fellowes; lyrics by Glenn Slater; and new music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. It’s based mostly on the Paramount film by Mike White. College of Rock debuted on Broadway in 2015 and was nominated for 4 Tony Awards, together with Finest Musical.
College Of Rock affords alternatives for actors of every kind and ages to carry out on the historic Depend Basie Heart stage, The Basie Heart has been Phoenix Productions’ dwelling for greater than three a long time, with over 100 musical productions having been carried out there since 1990. Earlier this yr, Phoenix Productions and the Basie Heart introduced their intention to merge, pairing two of the state’s most dynamic arts and leisure nonprofits to outlive, develop and create in a post-pandemic performing arts panorama.
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Collectively, Phoenix Productions and the Depend Basie Heart share the imaginative and prescient to deliver collectively a various mixture of gifted artists who’re dedicated to doing their finest work in an inclusive area.
The Solid contains: Dan Keysey (Dewey), Michelle Elaine Lucey (Rosalie), Jayson Dixon (Ned), and Angelina Francese (Patty).
The College students: Adriella Goncalves (Summer time), Nick Buchanan (Zack), Kyla Jordan Puryear (Tomika), Stefanie Worton (Katie), Jason Katz (Lawrence), Anthony Shields (Freddy), Demsond Elyseev (Billy), Owen Beland, Sierra Friedman, Eliana June Gamble, Mateo Jurgens, Tommy Kortenhaus, Sophia LeBlanc, Lucia Elena Rossi, Bella Yang, and Leelee Yang.
The Adults: Kyle Anderson, Rod Belle, SuAnn Chen, Rebecca Conn, Lauren Friedman, Lex Friedman, Kimberly Gelfand, Kyle Kennedy, Connor Naspo, Marietta Racancoj, Morgan Rossi, and Matthew Tobio.
The Manufacturing Staff contains: Corey Rubel (Director & Lighting Designer), Nicole Smith Levay (Choreographer), Kara Leigh (Music Director), Kyle Santopadre (Technical Director), Andrew Robinson (Scenic Designer), Justin Christopher Odon (Sound Designer & Properties), Joanne Penrose (Costume Designer), Alyssa Blonski (Manufacturing Stage Supervisor), and James Grausam (Phoenix Productions’ Creative Director).
For over 30 years, Phoenix Productions has been devoted to the mission of offering high quality theatrical experiences on each side of the footlights. Since their first manufacturing in 1988, they’ve produced over 100 essential stage exhibits offering on-stage and backstage alternatives for 1000’s of gifted volunteers.
The Depend Basie Heart for the Arts is New Jersey’s premier heart for the cultural arts, devoted to fostering highly effective, inclusive inventive experiences and artistic change of concepts. The Basie mission is to encourage, educate and entertain by way of its distinct and interesting cultural and inventive choices that embrace and amplify the range of the area. As a nonprofit group, the Basie is dedicated to enriching the group’s high quality of life by producing alternatives for participation within the arts, partnering with colleges, collaborating with different mission-based organizations, and driving regional financial prosperity.
College of Rock is introduced by association with Harmony Theatricals on behalf of The Actually Helpful Group.