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A World Premiere Musical!
September 12 – October 1

Book by Gary Kupper, Larry Marshak and Rose Caiola
Original music and lyrics are by Gary Kupper

Choreographed by Brian Reeder
Music Direction by Dave Keyes
Directed by Randal Myler


“Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story” is being produced at the Playhouse by Robyn Goodman, Alexander Fraser, Stephen Kocis, Josh Fiedler in association with Sharon A. Carr and Caiola Productions

Starring Tony nominee Alan Campbell (Sunset Boulevard) and featuring Emmy nominee George Wendt (Norm from Cheers!) as J. Edgar Hoover

The high energy musical, “Rock and Roll Man” uncovers the true story of Alan Freed — the Father of Rock and Roll.  It is the 1950s and a cocky young DJ discovers the music that all America wants to hear — except no radio station will play it.  Through guts, grit, and ingenuity, Alan perseveres and unearths music for a new generation.  Featuring original songs and classic tunes by legends like Little Richard, Frankie Lymon and Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, this world premiere will have you rocking around the clock!

Meet the Cast

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