Rock of Ages

April 22 – May 15

This five-time Tony Award – nominated musical comedy is ready to rock the stage! With music from hit bands such as Styx, Bon Jovi, and Whitesnake, Rock of Ages is set in Hollywood at the end of the 1980s where the party has been raging! When a development company comes to town with plans to turn the Sunset Strip into another capitalist strip mall, it’s up to a group of wannabe rockers to save the day – and the music!

Rock of Ages’ electric score features all your favorite ’80s rock anthems and power ballads, including “Every Rose Has its Thorn,” “I Wanna Know What Love Is,” “Here I Go Again,” “Don’t Stop Believin” and more!

Rated PG-13

Running Time: 2hrs 15 min

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Rock of Ages

April 22 – May 15

This five-time Tony Award – nominated musical comedy is ready to rock the stage! With music from hit bands such as Styx, Bon Jovi, and Whitesnake, Rock of Ages is set in Hollywood at the end of the 1980s where the party has been raging! When a development company comes to town with plans to turn the Sunset Strip into another capitalist strip mall, it’s up to a group of wannabe rockers to save the day – and the music!

Rock of Ages’ electric score features all your favorite ’80s rock anthems and power ballads, including “Every Rose Has its Thorn,” “I Wanna Know What Love Is,” “Here I Go Again,” “Don’t Stop Believin” and more!

Rated PG-13

Running Time: 2hrs 15 min

Adriana Michelle Scheer
ADRIANA MICHELLE SCHEER (Ensemble) is so excited to be making her Dutch Apple debut in Rock of Ages! Past favorite credits include The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Esmeralda), Holiday Inn (Lila Dixon), The Wedding Singer (Linda), and White Christmas (Judy Haynes). Thanks to all at Prather Productions and to her amazing friends that give her so much love & support! @adrianamscheer
Asher Van Meter
ASHER VAN METER (Ensemble/Producer/Joey Primo/Stacee Jaxx US/Hertz US) is gonna hit you with his best shot in Rock of Ages! A proud NSULA Theatre and Dance Graduate. Recent Credits: Singin in the RainHappy Days, and Holly Jolly Christmas (Prather Productions), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Jackson Hole Playhouse), Mamma MiaThe Who’s Tommy (Thingamajig Theatre Co.). Proudly represented by Resolute Artists Agency. Check him out at ashervanmeter.com
Caitie L. Moss
CAITIE MOSS (Regina) is thrilled to return and rock Prather Entertainment! She was last seen at the Broadway Palm in 42nd Street and the Off Broadway Palm in No Claus For Alarm. She is a proud Equity Member Candidate from Wytheville, VA and was the first female to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Lees-McRae College. Caitie has performed across the US with Broadway directors and Emmy nominated choreographers. Her favorite regional credits include Sweeney Todd (Mrs. Lovett), Saturday Night Fever (Annette), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey), Hairspray (Penny), Assassins (Squeaky Fromme), Hair (Jeannie), Complete Works of Shakespeare: Abridged (Adam), Rocky Horror (Columbia), To Kill A Mockingbird (Mayella), Joseph… Dreamcoat (Narrator), The Marvelous Wonderettes (Suzy), The Tempest (Ariel), the national tours of A Christmas Carol (Lucy & Mrs. Fezziwig), Kings Dominion Theme Park,  Busch Gardens (VA) and many more. Caitie dedicates this production to comrades Marc, Lisa, Cindy, Reilly, Jayar, Caroline and Lauren Sobon, without whom, this 80's dream would not have come true.
Dale Obermark
DALE OBERMARK (Drew) is an actor-musician currently based in New York, New York.  Hailing from the great Show-Me state, Missouri, he now travels around the country performing in a wide variety of productions. He just appeared as Tully in Broadway Palm’s production of Escape to Margaritaville, but is thrilled to be making his debut at Dutch Apple! @daleobie73
Ellie Roddy
ELLIE RODDY (Sherrie) is ecstatic to be rockin’ on the Dutch Apple stage! She was recently in Singin’ in the Rain as Zelda Zanders/Lady in Green. Additional favorite credits include Elizabeth in Young Frankenstein and Magenta in Rocky Horror Live! Many thanks to her wonderful support system, and to the DA team for having Ellie back! So, Come on and Feel the Noise! @ellieroddy_   ellieroddy.com
Emma Heistand
EMMA HEISTAND (Female Swing) a recent graduate from The Boston Conservatory is thrilled to be joining the cast of Rock of Ages in her first production at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre. Emma earned a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre and is currently living in NYC post-graduation, beginning her career as a New York-based artist. Some of Emma's favorite past roles include: Mary Poppins (Mary), Into The Woods (Cinderella) at the West Orange Theatre, Chorus Line (Maggie) at the Boston Conservatory, and being a Tams Whitemark scholarship winner/nominee in the Jimmy Award's at the Minskoff Theatre in NYC. She would like to thank Prather Productions, the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, the cast and crew of Rock of Ages, Ellie Roddy, and most importantly her parents who have always supported her journey and love for performing and told her she could “make it happen."
Frank Hughes
Frank Hughes (Chef Louis) is ecstatic to return to the Dutch Apple. You may have seen him recently in Rock of Ages, Miracle on 34th St (Macy), Mamma Mia, or Beauty and the Beast (Cogsworth). Other select favorites include: Les Miserables (Valjean), Sweeney Todd (Pirelli), and The Full Monty (Malcolm). Love to the cast and crew. Extra love to Shannon. For my mother. www.frank-hughes.com
J’Quay Gibbs
J'QUAY GIBBS - he/him (Mayor/Ja'Keith/Ensemble) is a Pittsburgh native and an NYC-based performer. He received his B.A. in Musical Theatre from IUP in 2020 (dun-dun-dun!) and has been making up for lost time ever since. His favorite roles have included Leading Player (Pippin), Ali Hakim (Oklahoma!), Apollo Singer (The Buddy Holly Story), Ash (Evil Dead), Mitch Mahoney (...Spelling Bee), and King Herod (Jesus Christ Superstar). He's also a Sister Act 2 expert, Hot Cheeto addict, and the 5th Cheetah Girl. His goal is to be an example of full inclusion/diversity in theatre. Insta/TikTok: @jquaylg; Website: jquaylg.com
Holly Atwood
HOLLY ATWOOD (Waitress 1/Sherrie US) is overjoyed to make her Dutch Apple Debut! A Chicago native, her most recent performing credits include Maria in Sound of Music, Sandy in Grease, Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, and Janet in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Love and gratitude to her family and friends. Enjoy the show!
Joshua Battisti
JOSHUA BATTISTI (Male Swing/Drew US) is excited for his Dutch Apple debut. He’s a recent graduate of Temple University and is ready to rock! He’s been seen at EPAC, First Street Players, and Genesius. Thanks mum and dad for all your support I couldn’t be where I was without y’all.
Joshua James Crawford
JOSHUA JAMES CRAWFORD (Ensemble/Mayor US/Ja'Keith) is excited to be making his Prather Productions debut. He has a degree in Theatre Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University. Some of his favorite previous credits include The Scottsboro Boys (Signature Theatre DC), The Wiz (Virginia Rep. Theatre), La Cage aux Folles (Riverside Center for Performing Arts), and In the Heights (Virginia Rep. Theatre). Follow him on social media: Instagram: @joshuajamescrawford
Justin Wolfe Smith
JUSTIN WOLFE SMITH (Stacee Jaxx/Father) is a NYC and LA based actor originally from Rochester NY. Some of his favorite past credits include; Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever at Circa 21, Jack the Ripper in Monster Stomp: on Ripper Row at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and the host of the mytruetraffic.com ad. He is beyond thrilled to be joining the company of Rock of Ages and getting to rock out to the music he grew up to. All my love to Mom, Dad, Emily, family, and friends for your constant love and support. Justinwolfesmith.com IG:@justinwolfesmith
Kira Rangel
KIRA RANGEL (Justice/Mother) is a Chicago native (NORTH SIDE REPRESENT). She is so excited to return to the Dutch Apple stage after here debut Beehive: The 60s Musical earlier this year. Her most recent work includes portraying Janet Weiss in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Sonja in THE LIFE, and Loretta in the original holiday production of Deck the Halls! ‘I would like to thank mi familia and my friends for supporting me and every fine arts teacher I have ever known. Thank goodness we can enjoy the theatre again!!’ @_kirainbow_
Madison Graham
MADISON GRAHAM (Pole/Ensemble) is ready to rock and have nothin’ but a good time this summer with Prather Productions! A Pennsylvania native and a graduate of the University of the Arts, where she received a BFA in Dance Performance. Previous Prather Productions include: Singing in the RainMiracle on 34th StreetBeauty and the BeastElfAnniePeter Pan. Love to M, D, J, K & G! www.madisonevegraham.com 
Matt Michael
MATT MICHAEL (Lonny) is super gassed to be making his Prather Productions Debut. Some of his favorite rolls include Hoagie, Kaiser, Cinnamon and the classic Hard Roll. Thank you to Lauren and the whole Prather team for taking a chance and a special thank you to everyone I’ve ever worked with. For Tor. Enjoy the show!
Nicole Esposito
NICOLE ESPOSITO (Ensemble/Constance/US Regina/Justice) is a Lancaster, PA native who is no stranger to the Dutch Apple stage! Favorite regional credits include CamelotHello, Dolly!, HairspraySouth Pacific. Nicole has also performed at American Music Theatre, and sailed the Atlantic Ocean as a vocalist on Cunard Line's grand flagship, Queen Mary 2. Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts in Theater and Dance from Muhlenberg College. She is thankful for her family for supporting her dreams. Enjoy the show! www.nicole-esposito.com
Nik Olson
NIK OLSON (Franz) is thrilled to be making his Dutch Apple debut! Recent regional credits include Treasure Island at The Fulton (Meade Slykar), Jesus at Sight and Sound Theatres (Legion/Dorian), The Mad Ones at Open Stage or Harrisburg (Adam), and My Fair Lady with Servant Stage (Freddy). Many thanks to Lauren and the entire team at Prather for this amazing opportunity. All my love to my family and Carly. For Steve Doud.
Robert Tully
ROBERT TULLY (Hertz) is making his Prather Productions debut, but Bob is a veteran performer who has played many roles both on and off the stage. As an actor/singer one of his favorite roles is the King in The King & I, which he has portrayed in over 700 performances at a variety of venues. Other favorites include The Phantom in the Yeston/Kopit Phantom, Miles Glorious in A Funny Thing…Forum and Cervantes in Man of La Mancha. Bob spent 4 years as a principal singer for Norwegian cruise lines, and in 1998 was the Ringmaster for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus. Bob has also worked as a director and as a playwright has had several of his plays produced on the East and West coast. He is looking forward to this new opportunity and hopes you enjoy Rock of Ages!
Sophia Dewald
SOPHIA DEWALD (Ensemble) is a graduate of the Musical Theatre program at Northern Kentucky University. Regional Credits: Rock of Ages (Waitress #1) at the Carnegie, Burgertown: The Musical (Patty) at the Commonwealth Theatre, and Wizard of Oz (Ensemble/Glinda US/Dance Captain) at the Cincinnati Children's Theatre.
Victor Legarreta
VICTOR LEGARRETA (Dennis) is so happy to be returning to the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre! Audience members might remember him as Daddy Warbucks in Annie, Moonface in Anything Goes, Nick in Sheer Madness, or from numerous other shows he has starred in or directed. He dedicates this show to his wife Kelly who is his everything! Victor is also an accomplished chef. Follow him on insta @therealchefvic

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