TV FAVOURITE SET TO ROCK NEWCASTLE THEATRE ROYAL
Coronation Street favorite Kevin Kennedy is to star as ‘Dennis Dupree’ in the smash-hit musical Rock of Ages which is set to light up the Newcastle Theatre Royal stage Tue 13 – Sat 17 Jun 2023.
Best known for his portrayal of Curly Watts in Coronation Street, Kevin Kennedy proved to be a firm favourite with Newcastle Theatre Royal audiences during his last visit to the city when he led the cast during a sell-out run of The Commitments in 2017.
His West End theatre credits include Amos in Chicagoat the Adelphi Theatre and We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre. Kevin has played both Caractacus Potts and The Child Catcher in the hit musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, becoming the first actor to have played both roles. He appeared as Dennis Dupree in the 2018 UK tour of Rock of Ages and has also appeared in the national tours of the musicals The Rocky Horror Show and Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends.
Rock of Ages is the hilarious musical comedy lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems, including, ‘We Built This City’, ‘The Final Countdown’, ‘Wanted Dead or Alive’, ‘Here I Go Again’, ‘Can’t Fight This Feeling’ and ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’, played loud and proud by an awesome live band. Leave it all behind and lose yourself in a city and a time where the dreams are as big as the hair, and yes, they can come true!
Now a global smash with hit seasons on Broadway, London’s West End and Las Vegas and a star-studded Hollywood movie version this show promises you the best party night out around.
Rock of Ages plays Newcastle Theatre Royal Tue13 – Sat 17 Jun 2023. Tickets can be purchased at www.theatreroyal.co.uk or from the Theatre Royal Box Office on 0191 232 7010.
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