X-Factor champion and musical theatre star Matt Terry will join the UK tour of Rock of Ages in January 2022, it has been announced.
Terry, who won the 2016 series of ITV’s The X Factor will star as ‘Stacee Jaxx’ from Tuesday 25 January at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking until Saturday 9 July at the Cliffs Pavilion, Southend
Since winning The X Factor Matt Terry has release his debut album Trouble to widespread acclaim with the lead single Sucker For You ratcheting up 100 million streams, he has fronted his own radio show on Capital FM and has toured the world in leading roles in Dreamwork’s Madagascar The Musical and Broadway’s Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.
The full cast of ROCK OF AGES includes Luke Walsh as ‘Drew’, Rhiannon Chesterman as ‘Sherrie’, Joe Gash as ‘Lonny’, Ross Dawesas ‘Dennis Dupree’, Gabriella Williams as ‘Regina’, Jenny Fitzpatrick as ‘Justice’, Vas Constanti as ‘Hertz Klinemann’, Andrew Carthy ‘Franz Klinenmann’ and Erin Bell as ‘Constance’. The cast is completed by Billy Roberts, Joshua Dever Scott Hayward, Siobhan James, Phoebe Samuel-Gray, Morgan Scott, Janine Somcio and Sam Turrell.
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’. The show has a book by Chris D’Arienzo and arrangements and orchestrations by Ethan Popp.
The full creative team includes Nick Winston (Director of the feature film “Tomorrow Morning”, “MAME”, “The Royal Variety Performance”) who Directs and Choreographs the show, Set and Costume design by Morgan Large (“The Woman in White”, “Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat” and “Tell Me On A Sunday”), Lighting Design by Ben Cracknell (“Sunset Boulevard”, “Pantoland at the Palladium”, “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”), Sound Design by Ben Harrison (“Mame”, “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” and “Fame”) and Video and Projection design by Duncan McLean (“The Car Man, Nutcracker! and Magic Goes Wrong”). Casting Director is Jim Arnold CDG, Associate Director is Victoria Gimby, Associate Choreographer is Ryan-Lee Seager and Associate Lighting Designer is Chris Vaughan. Costume Supervision by Lee Tassie and Production Management by Phil McCandlish.
Matt Terry will play tour dates in Woking, Aberdeen, Inverness, Llandudno, Crewe, Bromley, Blackpool, Wolverhampton, Peterborough, Hull, Crawley, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Aylesbury, Brighton, Wellingborough, Portsmouth, Southampton and Southend. Tickets are now on sale