Under direction from musical theater instructor, Kathleen Clawson, 27 students from the UNM Department of Theatre and Dance will join the cast of Broadway Rox Friday, April 26. Showtime is 8 p.m. at Popejoy Hall. The group of students will perform on stage for six numbers, "Time Warp," "You Can't Stop the Beat," "Don't Stop Believing," "Aquarius," "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Dancing Queen." Gregory Treco from Broadway Rox will teach the students the numbers.
Treco choreographed the national tour of Broadway Rox, a rock extravaganza featuring Broadway's best Rockers, singing Broadway's best Rock songs. His acting, directing and choreography work has been seen throughout the United States, where he has developed and mounted new musical acts, cabarets and corporate events.
Created by Broadway veteran and Trans-Siberian Orchestra performer Rob Evan, Broadway Rox combines the best of classical musicals with elements of a fun rock show for an epic, one-of-a-kind concert event.
Broadway Rox features the talents of today's hottest Broadway performers accompanied by a live five-piece band. The show includes songs from such beloved musicals as Wicked, RENT, Mamma Mia!, Hairspray, The Rocky Horror Picture Show and many more!
Broadway Rox also features covers of classic rock hits like Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind" and Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." Fans of the TV shows Glee and Smash will delight at the rockin' mash-ups and musical magic.
For more information, visit Broadway Rox.