Tom Stoppard's Rock 'n' Roll at The Stage Theatre
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All offers for Rock 'n' Roll have expired.
The last date listed for Rock 'n' Roll was Sunday March 7, 2010 / 2:00pm.
Currently at The Stage:
- Full Price:
- $33.00 - $45.00
- Our Price:
- $16.50 - $22.50
Long before it was a book, even before it was a poem, The Iliad was one heck of a story, a rollicking, raunchy and altogether enthralling tale that people couldn't get out of their heads. Now co-creators Lisa Peterson (Obie-winning director) and Denis O'Hare (Tony-winning actor) have recaptured the spirit of the early epic in An Iliad, a 90 minute one-man show. In this celebration of storytelling, Jackson Davis plays the Poet, who speaks directly to the audience, bringing to life the struggle between Achilles and Hector over the beautiful Helen, and the resulting battle and fall of Troy. Personal, funny, deeply relevant, this play has been dubbed a "masterpiece" by the Chicago Tribune. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Lois Brown
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I love this theater. Every seat has a good view and the acting is always superb. The play istelf was very enlightening and thought provoking. For those of you thinking this is a Rock N Roll musical, please read about the play before attending.
Quotes & Highlights
“A celebration of the pagan spirit embodied by rock ’n’ roll.” —The Guardian
“Splendid, illuminating entertainment that resonates with emotion. There will always be Rock ’n’ Roll_.” —_Associated Press
This extraordinary theatrical event, nominated for four Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards, makes its South Bay Premiere in a uniquely intimate production at The Stage. It’s August 1968, and Russian tanks are rolling in to Prague. Jan, a Czech student, lives for rock music; Max, an English professor, lives for Communism; and Esme, the flower child, is high. By 1990, the tanks are rolling out, The Stones are rolling in and idealism has hit the wall. Stoppard’s sweeping and passionate play spans two countries, three generations and 22 turbulent years, at the end of which, love remains — and so does rock ’n’ roll.
About the Ticket Supplier: San Jose Stage Company
Founded in 1983, San Jose Stage Company is a professional theatre company dedicated to producing the works of contemporary playwrights that speak to the conditions, hopes and fears of all mankind.
San Jose Stage operates in their own theatre facility in downtown San Jose. They produce five plays per season on an annual budget of approximately $850,000.00 and serve over 25,000 patrons each season.