Wicked Rocks Concert to Feature Blake, Liebert, Clark and More

By Andrew Gans
December 2, 2009

The North American touring company of Wicked will present an evening of rock 'n' roll music to benefit the Brian Werbel Memorial Fund.



Entitled Wicked Rocks, the 7 PM concert on Dec. 7 will be held at the Hanna Theatre at PlayhouseSquare in Cleveland, OH. Currently scheduled to perform are Richard H. Blake (Fiyero), Ben Liebert (Boq), Merideth Kaye Clark (Elphaba Standby) and Randy Danson (Madame Morrible) as well as members of the ensemble and the touring staff. Richard Kline (The Wizard) and Chandra Lee Schwartz (Glinda) will host.

Concertgoers can expect to hear tunes made famous by The Beatles, Queen, the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, The Who and Tina Turner.

The evening will also include live and silent auctions.

Wicked is playing at the State Theatre at PlayhouseSquare through Dec. 13.

Admission to Wicked Rocks is by donation. Tickets are available in person at the PlayhouseSquare Ticket Office, by calling (216) 241-6000, or online at PlayhouseSquare.org.

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The Brian Werbel Memorial Fund was established in 2007 to honor the memory of Brian, who passed away at the age of 29. The mission of the fund is to "advance research on cancer-related initiatives, an area Brian was deeply involved in."