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Rocktopia
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Rocktopia

Mar 20, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018
Running time: 2:15
PLAYING @
Broadway Theatre
1681 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
By Bus: Take the M7, M20, M50, or M104 bus.
By Subway: B, D, E - To 7th Ave (At 53rd Street) and then West to Broadway. A, C, 1 to 50th Street, go north to 53rd Street. N, R - To 49th Street, proceed North or South to appropriate street. Q - To 42nd Street, head North.
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ADDITIONAL INFO

Age Guidance: 13
Show Notes
1 Intermission

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Wheelchairs
Wheelchair seating available in the Orchestra section only. Theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible.
Seating
Orchestra: No steps. Mezzanine: 2 flights of stairs (up 31 steps) 11 steps/landing/9 steps/landing with restrooms/3 steps/landing/8 steps. Please note, once on the Mezzanine level there are approx 2 steps up/down per row. Entrance to Mezz. is behind Front Mezzanine row F and in front row A of rear mezzanine.
Elevator\Escalator
There are no elevators or escalators at this theatre.
Parking
The closest lot is Maestro Parking, 888 8th Avenue.
Entrance
No stairs at the entrance to the lobby.
Restroom
Unisex wheelchair accessible restroom located on lobby level.
Water Fountain
Water available from the bar. Water fountain down one flight of stairs in lower lobby.
Telephone
A pay phone is located in the theatre lobby.
Assisted Listening System
Reservations are not necessary. Drivers license or ID with printed address required as a deposit. Please call: (212) 582-7678 to reserve in advance.
Visual Assistance
Vision seats in the front of the orchestra for purchase on the phone, in person, or on the website.
Folding Armrests
Six (6) seats with folding armrests available as mobility seats.

VIDEOS

REVIEWS

Billing itself as "a classical revolution," Rocktopia is, as star and cocreator Rob Evan has written about this Broadway-style concert now playing at the Broadway Theatre, an attempt to "break down...any preconceived notion of what either genre is about — and electrify and inspire lovers of either musical styles." There's nothing inherently wrong with that aim: Leonard Bernstein made such barrier-breaking his mission throughout his career as a conductor and composer, and the show's other major creative force, Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer, who studied under Bernstein, could be said to merely be taking his mentor's inclusive dictum to a logical extreme in Rocktopia by bringing classical music to a concert-arena setting.  CONTINUE READING THE THEATERMANIA REVIEW
Alyson Cambridge, who sings the Handel as well as Puccini’s “Quando m’en vo” (popularly known as “Musetta’s Waltz”), the latter as an intro to the Beatles“Something” (I guess they are both about seductive women, or something?), is the only classical vocalist among the principal performers. A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s prestigious Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, she has some notable opera credits, including performances at the Met. Her vibrant soprano is lovely to hear — and, swathed in a rather complicated sexy-glam gown (the “fashion designer” is Mimi Prober), she also looks gorgeous.  CONTINUE READING THE BROADWAY NEWS REVIEW
What Rocktopia does offer, outside of true Broadway-caliber production values, is an array of talent from the different spheres of music that it fuses: the 20 skilled musicians of The New York Contemporary Symphony Orchestra; the mellifluous 30-member chorus of the New York Contemporary Choir; an accomplished five-piece pop-rock band (violinist Máiréad Nesbitt, a founding member of Celtic Woman; guitarist Tony Bruno, who also serves as the show’s Music Director; drummer Alex Alexander; bassist Mat Fieldes; and long-time Broadway pianist Henry Aronson) CONTINUE READING THE DC METRO ARTS REVIEW

ARTICLES

Is It Rock? Is It Classical? Forget Labels, It's All Music

Apr 03, 2018

How 'Rocktopia' brings rock, classical, and Broadway musicians together

Your Broadway Spring Preview! 2018 Edition

Feb 02, 2018

A guide to 16 upcoming musicals and plays