Rock on! The world premiere run of Joe Iconis and Rob Rokicki’s Punk Rock Girl! began January 20 at Argyle Theatre. Check out photos from the production below.
The new musical features songs written and made famous by female artists and female-fronted bands, including Blondie, Pat Benatar, Avril Lavigne, Joan Jett, P!nk, and Gwen Stefani. It features a book and arrangements by Iconis (Be More Chill) and arrangements and orchestrations by Rokicki (The Lightning Thief). Jennifer Werner directs.
The cast includes Philippe Arroyo, Kayla Catan, Seth Eliser, Jaylan Evans, Kalonjee Gallimore, Ashley LaLonde, Lauren Marcus, Jackson Mattek, Jordan Leigh McCaskill, Kelly McIntyre, Natalie Powers, Mikaela Rada, Brooke Shapiro, and Brad Weatherford.
The production also has musical direction by Jennifer Peacock, music supervision by Geoffrey Ko, set design by Nate Bertone, costume design by Jen Caprio, lighting design by John Salutz, sound design by Carlos Dias, Jr., and prop design by Steven Velasquez. Leonard Sullivan is associate director and choreographer. The stage management team includes Alison Savino, Leah V. Pye, and Shannon Stewart. Casting is by Michael Cassara.
The production is scheduled to run through February 27.