Dee Snider
(© Tristan Fuge)
Dee Snider
(© Tristan Fuge)
On Monday, September 11, Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider joined the Broadway company of Rock of Ages for his limited 11-week engagement, October 11-December 24.

Snider is playing the role of nightclub owner Dennis in the show, and will also host a weekly talkback series called "Rock Senate Hearings," which will occur every Tuesday night and feature Q & A's with special guests and Rock of Ages stars. Mick Jones, founder of the rock band Foreigner, will kick off the "Hearings" with Snider on October 19.

Rock of Ages focuses on a young rocker hungry for his big break and a small town girl who meet in 1987 at a legendary Hollywood club facing its imminent demise. The score includes the hit songs of iconic rockers like REO Speedwagon, Journey, Styx, Foreigner, Pat Benatar, Whitesnake, and many more. The musical's book is written by Chris D'Arenzio. Kristin Hanggi has directed the production, which features choreography by Kelly Devine.

The current Broadway cast also features stars Joey Taranto, Emily Padgett, Mitchell Jarvis, Jay Klaitz, Michele Mais, Josephine Rose Roberts, Paul Schoeffler, Derek St. Pierre, Jenifer Foote, Ericka Hunter, Michael Minarik, Julie Nelson, Justin Matthew Sargent, Matthew Stocke, Sarrah Strimel, Andre Ward, Katie Webber and Jeremy Woodard.

For more information on the show, click here.

The cast of Rock of Ages
(© Tristan Fuge)
The cast of Rock of Ages
(© Tristan Fuge)