Night out will get you dancing in the aisles

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The show that has audiences dancing in the aisles and reaching for their air guitars comes to Aylesbury at the end of next month.

Award-winning smash hit Rock of Ages is an hilarious 1980s-themed comedy musical featuring over 30 eyebrow-scorching tunes, writes Heather Jan Brunt.

The songs that will get your feet itching to dance include Don’t Stop Believin’, We Built This City, The Final Countdown and I Want To Know What Love Is.

Starring Ben Richards as rock god Stacee Jaxx and Noel Sullivan as Drew Boley, the show comes to the Waterside on June 30 for a week.

The show is the ultimate rock mix-tape musical, an hilarious story of dreams, love and rock. A celebration of classic ’80s rock culture it tells the story of a small town girl and a big city rocker falling in love to the greatest songs of the decade.

Speaking of what attracted him to the role of Stacee Jaxx, lead actor Ben Richards said: “The script essentially. It’s funny and witty, slighty irreverent and filled with great songs. I especially liked the role of Stacee Jaxx because in truth most guys my age grew up wanting to be that rock god! So a chance to play him is amazing.”

And he added: “This show might in some ways be more suited to regional audiences than to London ones, because I think people are more up for having a good time in their local theatre than they are going into London to see the show in the West End.

“I love seeing different parts of this beautiful country of ours and performing in front of different people. Each city or town has its own heartbeat and the people in it their own personalities.”

Ben feels the best thing about the show is the heart and sentiment of it, although the great songs are undeniably a great pull.

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