10 Things You Have to Do This Weekend

Page 7 of 10


Fri 2/6 - Sun 2/7
Rock of Ages


Although often critiqued for its skimpy plot (surrounding a development scheme threatening to turn Hollywood’s long-standing Bourbon Room and its Sunset Strip neighbors into a strip mall), Chris D’Arienzo’s Rock of Ages has a knack for winning over audiences — and often bringing them to their feet. Humorously summed up by The New York Times as a “karaoke comedy about warped-vinyl dreams,” the jukebox musical employs ’80s radio hits such as “Waiting for a Girl Like You” (Foreigner), “We Built This City” (Starship), “The Final Countdown” (Europe) and “Don’t Stop Believing” (Journey) to conjure campy scenes straight out of the glory days of MTV — replete with big hair, Spandex and Bartles & Jaymes wine coolers. Christopher Rodriguez directs Brian Hodges, Amanda Golden, Isidro Medina and Anthony Cortino in the Woodlawn’s production. $17-$26, 7:30pm Fri-Sat, 3pm Sun, The Woodlawn Theatre, 1920 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 267-8388, woodlawntheatre.org. Through March 6. — BR


Scroll to read more Arts Stories & Interviews articles
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state.
Help us keep this coverage going with a one-time donation or an ongoing membership pledge.

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.