Theatres & Shows Kevin Clifton to join Rock of Ages 12 September 2018 by Visit Blackpool Dan Looney, Adam Paulden, Jason Haigh-Ellery, Selladoor Worldwide and Gavin Kalin are delighted to announce, that Kevin Clifton will join the cast of the award-winning smash-hit musical “ROCK OF AGES” in the role of ‘Stacee Jaxx’. Kevin Clifton will play the role when the hit musical arrives at the Opera House Blackpool from Tuesday 02 July – Saturday 06 July. Kevin Clifton is an international Ballroom and Latin dancer and has won numerous titles across the world, including winning the Britain Latin Championships four times. He is best known as a Pro Dancer on BBC one’s, ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ and is the only pro dancer to ever dance in four consecutive finals. Kevin made his musical theatre debut in ‘Dirty Dancing the Musical’ at the Aldwych Theatre in London’s West End. Kevin then went on to become a principle dancer in Burn The Floor Dance Company and performed in the show’s record breaking Broadway run, in London’s West End and across the world. Kevin has also toured nationwide with Karen Clifton in 2017 and 2018 in their theatre show, ‘Kevin and Karen Dance’. They will both join the previously announced Kevin Kennedy who will play ‘Dennis’, Zoe Birkett ‘Justice’, Luke Walsh ‘Drew’, Lucas Rush ‘Lonny’, Jodie Steele ‘Sherrie’, Andrew Carthy ‘Franz’, Vas Constanti ‘Hertz’ and Rhiannon Chesterman ‘Regina’. Sam Ferriday will play the role of ‘Stacee Jaxx’ until 9 December 2018. Also joining the cast are Erin Bell, Alexander Day, Joshua Dever, Paris Green, Sinead Kenny, Ryan Lee-Seager, Adam Strong, Saran Webb and Bobby Windebank. “ROCK OF AGES” is an LA love story lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems. Lose yourself in a city and a time where the dreams are as big as the hair, and yes, they can come true! This hilarious musical comedy features the songs, including We Built This City, The Final Countdown, 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. WARNING: CONTAINS SERIOUS ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DEBAUCHERY! Now a global smash with extensive runs in London’s West End, on Broadway and in Las Vegas, the show has also been made in to a star-studded Hollywood movie. “ROCK OF AGES” has a book by Chris D’Arienzo and Arrangements and Orchestrations by Ethan Popp. It is directed and choreographed by Nick Winston (‘The Royal Variety Performance’, ‘Annie’ and ‘The Wedding Singer’) designed by Morgan Large (‘The Woman in White’, ‘Top Hat’, and ‘The Christmasaurus’) and has lighting design by Ben Cracknell (‘Young Frankenstein’, ‘Sunset Boulevard’ and ‘Annie’). Sound design is by Ben Harrison (‘Hairspray’, ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ and ‘Million Dollar Quartet) and musical supervision is by Barney Ashworth (‘Sunny Afternoon’, ‘Grease’ and ‘Mrs Henderson Presents’). Tickets from £17.00 are available now at www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk.