We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“This must be just like living in Paradise!!!”
Review of Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages
Ranked #52 of 228 Concerts & Shows in Las Vegas
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Rock of Ages, the "insanely fun" (Time Out New York) worldwide smash hit musical featuring a raucous mix of 28 eyebrow-scorching tunes, is now rocking nightly at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. Set in L.A.'s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, Rock of Ages tells the story of Drew, a boy from South Detroit and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. Rock of Ages takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair! This hilarious, feel-good love story celebrates the great rock songs of the '80s including such sing-out-loud songs as "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," "I Wanna Know What Love Is", "Here I Go Again", "Don't Stop Believin'", and more. Parental Advisory Rock of Ages is all about having a good time but you should be aware that some of the costumes, dancing and language might not be appropriate for kids under the age of 14 (kids under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult). Remember, if you do bring them, they'll get to see you rockin' like you did back in the day! AGE LIMIT Under 14 Must Be Accompanied By An Adult Under 5 Will Not Be Admitted Into The Theatre
Reviewed May 30, 2013

Rock of Ages is Amazing!!! Everything from the cast, to the music, to the stage is top notch!!! Though the story is kind of corny and predictable: boy and girl move to big city to chase their dreams and both find that the road to success has many bumps along the way. Drew wants to be a rock star and when he gets put into a boy band, ends up working as a pizza delivery boy. Sherry wants to act but instead works at a bar until she's fired and becomes a stripper.
All of the songs are hits from the 80's and you'll be shocked how many you know even if you don't consider yourself a rock fan. My favorite actor was the boy who played the German developers son Franz (KEVIN HEGMANN) . He has a million dollar smile and was so.... gay the entire show. When finally the girls tell him that they're shocked that he's in love with a woman because they thought he was gay I died laughing. But NO!! he's not gay he's German! The audience went crazy. Another stand out was the actor who played Lonny (MARK SHUNOCK): he was hilarious. If you saw the movie, Lonny was played by Russell Brand. Upon seeing the show, the movie miscast so many parts but none worse than Lonny, in the show he's the narrator and the heart of the show. In the movie he was annoying. Go see the show and have a blast!!!

1  Thank wickedfan89
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a ReviewReviews (1,531)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"great music"
in 125 reviews
"rock music"
in 64 reviews
"big hair"
in 28 reviews
"story line"
in 88 reviews
"hair band"
in 19 reviews
"sunset strip"
in 19 reviews
"great cast"
in 23 reviews
"great rock"
in 16 reviews
"rock and roll"
in 30 reviews
"singing along"
in 19 reviews
"live band"
in 25 reviews
"great seats"
in 26 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 28 reviews
"front row"
in 24 reviews
"movie"
in 175 reviews
"narrator"
in 59 reviews
"songs"
in 211 reviews
Filter

1,297 - 1,301 of 1,531 reviews

Reviewed May 29, 2013

At the Venetian Hotel, we booked with the Ventetian, good show, funny at times, songs were exellent they gave us a small light to flash when the popular songs were being sung. There was a good atmospere in the audience.

Thank Lynda889
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Wanted to get up and dance all night, was a great show, music was fantastic seating great and comfortable..............

Thank charles001Nelson
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 27, 2013

We had a great time at this show with 16 others. It was a blast, affordable and available.
The service was friendly and the service/bar was amazing. It takes you back.

Thank CJ J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed May 24, 2013

We bought the cheapest tickets the day before from Tix4tonight c. $50 each and went to the ticket office in the Venetian and chose some excellent seats, roughly 10 rows from the front. Theatre is quite small so any seat is good. Really enjoyed it the sounds and the production was fab. Great atmosphere. Free shot in Bourbon Bar next door after the show and continued entertainment in there.

Thank Love2tripalot
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Been to Rock of Ages? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing