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Rock of Ages – International Dates of the Musical in 2023

After I gave you an overview of 2022 European appearances of my favorite musical Rock of Ages, I felt to do the same overview for 2023 as well. As I am typically scanning for worldwide shows anyway, I will this time also include non-European shows, especially appearances in North America. As I did in my 2022 posting, I will update this overview regularly. After the overview on the UK and the German tour, I give you the other shows I found in chronological order – more performances to be added.

 

Rock of Ages – the UK (and International) Tour

From end of January until at least June 2023, the UK cast will be back on tour. So far it is not confirmed, but there may also be some international dates in this tour. Here are the 2023 tour dates of the British cast of Rock of Ages:

31.1. – 4.2.2023 Peterborough – New Theatre
7. – 11.2.2023 Bromley – Churchill Theatre
14. – 18.2.2023 Aberdeen – Her Majesty’s Theatre
20. – 25.2.2023 Blackpool – Winter Gardens
27.2. – 4.3.2023 Truro – Hall for Cornwall
14. – 18.3.2023 Manchester – Opera House
21. – 25.3.2023 Barnstaple – Queen’s Theatre
2. – 6.5.2023 Llandudno – Venue Cymru
9. – 13,5,2023 Crewe – Lyceum Theatre
16. – 20.5.2023 Hull – New Theatre
23. – 27.5.2023 Wolverhampton – Grand Theatre
31.5. – 3.6.2023 Oostend (Belgium) – Kursaal
13. – 17.6.2023 Newcastle – Theatre Royal
20. – 25.6.2023 Swansea – Grand Theatre

Rock of Ages – the German Tour

On 23.9.2023, the promoter ShowSlot finally confirmed that there will be a German tour of Rock of Ages in 2023. The dates are majorly in parallel to the UK Tour. The tour website states that the songs will be original, while the chats are translated to German, in line with the typical German translation by Holger Hauer. The dates are a bit of scattered, so I go for individual ones in the list below. If no time is given, shows start at 19:30. The shows I am aiming to visit are given in bold letters. The promoter homepage states that there will be Swiss and Austrian tour dates as well. The Austrian dates have been added in the meantime. There is also a preview / premiere in Munich in contrast to the original announcements

Tu 04.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater Preview
We 05.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater Premiere
Th 06.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater
Sa 08.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater (15:00 & 19:30)
Su 09.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater (14:30 & 19:00)
Mo 10.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater
Tu 11.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater
We 12.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater
Th 13.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater
Fr 14.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater
Sa 15.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater (15:00 & 19:30)
So 16.04.2023 Munich – Deutsches Theater (14:30 & 19:00)
Th 20.04.2023 Bremen – Metropol Theater Bremen
Fr 21.04.2023 Bremen – Metropol Theater Bremen
Sa 22.04.2023 Bremen – Metropol Theater Bremen (14:30 & 19:30)
Su 23.04.2023 Bremen – Metropol Theater Bremen (14:30)
Mo 24.04.2023 Berlin – Admiralspalast
Tu 25.04.2023 Berlin – Admiralspalast
We 26.04.2023 Berlin – Admiralspalast
Th 27.04.2023 Berlin – Admiralspalast
We 03.05.2023 Nuremberg – Meistersingerhalle
Th 04.05.2023 Nuremberg – Meistersingerhalle
Mo 08.05.2023 Bochum – RuhrCongress
Tu 09.05.2023 Bochum – RuhrCongress
Su 14.05.2023 Cologne (Deutz) – Theater am Tanzbrunnen
Mo 15.05.2023 Cologne (Deutz) – Theater am Tanzbrunnen
Tu 16.05.2023 Cologne (Deutz) – Theater am Tanzbrunnen
We 17.05.2023 Cologne (Deutz) – Theater am Tanzbrunnen
Th 18.05.2023 Cologne (Deutz) – Theater am Tanzbrunnen
Fr 19.05.2023 Offenburg – Oberrheinhalle
Sa 20.05.2023 Offenburg – Oberrheinhalle
Th 25.05.2023 Mannheim – Rosengarten
Fr 26.05.2023 Mannheim – Rosengarten
Sa 27.05.2023 Mannheim – Rosengarten (14:30 & 19:30)
Mo 29.05.2023 Stuttgart – Liederhalle Hegelsaal
Tu 30.05.2023 Stuttgart – Liederhalle Hegelsaal
We 31.05.2023 Stuttgart – Liederhalle Hegelsaal
Fr 02.06.2023 Dusseldorf – Capitol Theater
Sa 03.06.2023 Dusseldorf – Capitol Theater (14:30 & 19:30)
Su 04.06.2023 Dusseldorf – Capitol Theater (14:30)
Th 08.06.2023 Solingen – Theater und Konzerthaus
Fr 09.06.2023 Solingen – Theater und Konzerthaus
Th 15.06.2023 Frankfurt – myticket Jahrhunderthalle
Fr 16.06.2023 Frankfurt – myticket Jahrhunderthalle
Sa 17.06.2023 Frankfurt – myticket Jahrhunderthalle (14:30 & 19:30)
Su 18.06.2023 Frankfurt – myticket Jahrhunderthalle (14:30)
Tu 20.06.2023 Linz (Austria) – TipsArena
We 21.06.2023 Linz – TipsArena
Th 22.06.2023 Linz – TipsArena
Tu 27.06.2023 Vienna – Wiener Stadthalle
We 28.06.2023 Vienna – Wiener Stadthalle
Th 29.06.2023 Vienna – Wiener Stadthalle
Fr 30.06.2023 Vienna – Wiener Stadthalle
February to May 2023 – Toronto, Canada

Toronto is rocking: The Canadians are hosting a “reimagined” version of the musical. I will be there on 12th March 2023, when Journey will in parallel play at the Scotiabank Arena – interesting opportunity to see Don’t Stop Believin’ from two perspectives in one day. There are quite a bunch of shows in the centrally located and beautiful Elgin Theatre, so that this show is likely a highlight of the 2023 Rock of Ages calendar.

Show facts:

Ensemble: Professional
Venue: Elgin Theatre
Dates: 23.2.2023 – 20.5.2023
Tickets: Roughly 80 to 150 CAD
Remarks:
Website: Production

 

 

February / March 2023 – Ridgefield, CT, USA

This Connecticut show is starting in parallel to the Toronto one. There is an overall of twenty performances, Thursday to Saturday (Saturday matinee and evening, Sunday matinee only). Ridgefield is located a some one hour to 90 minutes drive North of New York City and thus a quite attractive destination, even if you are traveling from more distant locations.

Show facts:

Ensemble: Non-profit professional theatre
Venue: ACT of Connecticut
Dates: 23.2.2023 – 19.3.2023
Tickets: Roughly 65 USD
Remarks:
Website: Theater

 

April to June 2023 – Edmonton, AB, Canada

There are quite a lot of shows in Edmonton in 2023. The Mayfield is a so-called dinner theater, so that there are brunch and dinner shows. The theater is located in the Western part of the city. I would definitely love to see a show there, but it is likely not realistic. Definitely a good destination for a North American RoA show next year.

Show facts:

Ensemble: Professional
Venue: Mayfield Dinner Theatre
Dates: 4.4.2023 – 11.6.2023
Tickets: 90 to 120 CAD
Remarks: Dinner Theatre
Website: Theater

 

April 2023 – Greensboro, NC, USA

I flew to Greensboro in the early 2000’s for a Tennis Davis Cup. I really enjoyed the area there. This one seem to be non-professional shows, the ticket prices are very comfy as well. The theater is located at the edge of the UNCG campus.

Show facts:

Ensemble: CVPA School of Theatre
Venue: UNCG / Taylor Theatre
Dates: 14.4.2023 – 22.4.2023
Tickets: 5 to 20 USD
Remarks:
Website: Ensemble

 

April / May 2023 – Naples, FL, USA

The G&L Theatre shows eleven shows of Rock of Ages in April and May. Naples is definitely a nice destination in Florida, timing is good (right before the rain season). The G&L Theatre, also named TheatreZone, is located close to the the I-75

Show facts:

Ensemble: Professional
Venue: The G&L Theatre at the Community School of Naples
Dates: 27.4.2023 – 7.5.2023
Tickets: 50 to 65 USD
Remarks:
Website: Theatre

 

June 2023 – Waterville, ME, USA

I always dreamed of going to Maine one day – it is the only New England state I have bit visited in my life. I could not find out anything about the cast – ticket prices are at least very affordable. Waterville is about a one hour drive from Bangor or a three hour drive from Boston away. One of these “Would love to see that, but it is unrealistic to go there” shows.

Show facts:

Ensemble: Professional?
Venue: Waterville Opera House
Dates: 16.6.2023 – 25.6.2023
Tickets: 27 to 29 USD
Remarks:
Website: Theatre

 

June 2023 – Eau Claire, WI, USA

Eau Claire is about 90 minutes away from Minneapolis / Saint Paul. The theater is located in the heart of the city, at the confluence of Cippewa and Eau Claire River. Feels like an interesting place – unfortunately, quite remote to get there from Europe.

Show facts:

Ensemble: Professional
Venue: Pablo Center at the Confluence
Dates: 22.6.2023 –  25.6.2023
Tickets: 35 USD
Remarks:
Website: Theatre

 

 

June / July 2023 – Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

Theatre Cedar Rapids is showing a total of eighteen shows of Rock of Ages in June and July 2022. It is quite an interesting place with a Czech / Slowak history. The theatre is centrally located.

Show facts:

Ensemble: Professional
Venue: Theatre Cedar Rapids
Dates: 23.6.2023 – 23.7.2023
Tickets: 18 to 48 USD
Remarks:
Website: Theatre

 

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