We meant to tell you about this earlier, but we got a little distracted by the snow. (So pretty!) Anyway, some actual good theater news — by good, we mean not pertaining to a closing — from Variety: "Rock of Ages, the Off Broadway tuner that draws its score from a variety of 1980s rock hits, will jump to Broadway in the spring with a reduced pricing plan and in-seat cocktail." Woo! In-seat cocktails! The show — which features music from Whitesnake, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Journey, and other such bands — is scheduled to open April 7 at the Brooks Atkinson Theater, and producers expect the cast, including Idol alum Constantine Maroulis, to stay pretty much intact. (Woo! In-seat cocktails!) The production is moving into the soon-to-be-former home of Grease, and we have our fingers crossed that this rock musical can save New York theater from the Broadwaypocalypse. Don't stop believing!
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