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||THEATER 'Rock of Ages' at Paramount through May 29
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Nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Rock of Ages will run through Sunday, May 29, at Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., in downtown Aurora.
According to a press release, Rock of Ages is "a Hollywood love story told through the mind-blowing hits of top '80s rock bands like Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, Poison and more."
Paramount Artistic Producer and New Works Director Amber Makknown for staging Paramount's smash hit blockbusters Beauty and the Beast, The Wizard of Oz and The Little Mermaiddirects Rock of Ages, Paramount's 10th Anniversary Broadway Series finale.
Single tickets are $36-$79. For tickets and information, visit ParamountAurora.com or call the box office at 630-896-6666, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
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