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Rock of Ages (Middle School Edition)

July 13 - 21, 2019

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Set on L.A.'s famous Sunset Strip in 1987, Rock of Ages tells the story of Drew, a city boy from South Detroit, and Sherrie, a small-town girl, who have both travelled to L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. This classic love story is set against the troubles at the Dupree Room, a “legendary temple of rock 'n' roll excellence”, under threat by developers of being torn down and replaced with a strip mall. The threats of closure bring legendary rocker Stacee Jaxx to town, and an opportunity for Drew to chase his dream to rock out with the best. Trouble brews as Drew abandons Sherrie for his dream of stardom, rock 'n' roll bad-boy Stacee lures Sherrie away, and the Dupree Room is surrendered to developers. Can Drew and Sherrie rescue their love, and can the Dupree Room be saved, before it's too late?

Rock of Ages: Middle School Edition runs July 13th-21st at Portsmouth Middle School (155 Parrott Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801) and Prescott Park Arts Festival (105 Marcy St, Portsmouth, NH 03801). Tickets are $10, and can be purchased at the door 30 minutes prior to the performance. Prescott Park Arts Festival performance is by donation.*

Reserve Tickets


July 13 @ 3:30pm at Portsmouth Middle School
July 19 @ 6:30 at Prescott Park Arts Festival*
July 20 @ 7:30pm at Portsmouth Middle School
July 21 @ 3:30pm at Portsmouth Middle School

Book by Chris D’Arienzo
Arrangements and Orchestrations by Ethan Popp

Directed by Seraphina Caligiure
Music Direction by Miles Burns
Choreographed by Joe Meallo


Lonny Barnett – Nick Tavares
Drew Boley – Harrison Goodell
Sherrie Christian – Sophie Cosgrove
Dennis Dupree – Max Cavanaugh
Regina – Delaney Roache
Hilda Klineman – Eloise Ellis
Franz Klineman – Aidan Carter
Stacee Jaxx – Olivia Krick

Justice Charlier – Briar MacDonald
Mother/Constance Sack – Ashley Robertson
Father/Jerry/Waitress #2 – Gabby Fealey
Ja'keith Gill – Ryanne Semple
Mayor/Mugger – Bowman Rollins
Pre-Show Announcer/Waitress #1 – Kaiden Nadeau
Tom/Waitress #3 – Daisy Fletcher
Dance Captain – Alana Moretti
Kat Allen
Reagan MacDonald
Emerson Rosatao

Rock of Ages (Middle School Edition)” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

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