Laura Bell Bundy to Star in Rock of Ages Musical

News   Laura Bell Bundy to Star in Rock of Ages Musical A new jukebox musical, set in the mid-eighties among the clubs of the Sunset Strip, will premiere in January 2006 at the Vanguard in Hollywood.

Laura Bell Bundy
Laura Bell Bundy Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Variety reports that Prospect Pictures will present Rock of Ages Jan. 26-Feb. 18, 2006 in Hollywood with a transfer to a Las Vegas venue possible. Produced by Hillary Weaver and Janet Billig Rich, the production will feature direction by Bare's Kristin Hanggi.

The Rock of Ages company will feature Laura Bell Bundy as well as the Dan Band's Dan Finnerty and Tenacious D.'s Kyle Glass. Among the songs that will be heard in the new production are "Sister Christian," "I Hate Myself for Loving You," "Here I Go Again" and "High Enough."

Laura Bell Bundy created the role of Amber von Tussle in the Broadway cast of the Tony-winning musical Hairspray. Also a standby for Kristin Chenoweth's Glinda in Wicked, Bundy received Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations for her performance as Tina Denmark in Off Broadway's Ruthless. Her other theatrical credits include Gypsy, Damn Yankees, Grease!, Pajama Game and The Sound of Music. On screen Bundy has been seen in "Guiding Light," "Jumanji," "Life with Mikey," "Adventures of Huck Finn," "Home Improvement," "Strangers with Candy" and "Curtis Court."

Today’s Most Popular News: