Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Broadway's Rock of Ages headed to big screen

Variety reports that the hit Broadway musical Rock of Ages is headed for the big screen.  Adam Shankman, a judge on TV's hit So You Think You Can Dance and director of the film Hairspray, is set to direct and choreograph. 

Rock of Ages tells of two people who meet at the Sunset Strip club Rock of Ages, fall in love and try to stay together amid '80s rock anthems made popular by Journey, Twisted Sister, Joan Jett, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar and other groups. Since opening at , Rock of Ages is currently playing at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theater and plans to launch a national tour in the coming year.

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