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The Operatic Society’s next production will rock you, New Plymouth

We Will Rock You, Ben Elton's musical, is coming to New Plymouth 2023


We Will Rock You, Ben Elton’s musical, is coming to New Plymouth 2023

Taranaki will be rocking with Queen next year with the New Plymouth Operatic Society announcing its 2023 production of we will Rock Youyou.

After playing to over 16 million viewers in 28 countries, the Ben Elton musical will premiere at the TSB Showplace from May 25, 2023.

To the music of Queen, we will Rock You tells the story of a world where rock music is banned under the control of the tyrant Killer Queen and the powerful Globalsoft Corporation, as a group of young bohemians struggle to restore freedom, freedom of thought, love and rock music.

The production features some of Queen’s hits including Killer Queen, We Are The Champions, I Want To Break Free, Radio Gaga, Don’t Stop Me Now, Under Pressure, Bohemian Rhapsody and Somebody to Love.

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Auditions are scheduled for January 2023 with a pre-audition information evening scheduled for November 19.

Details of the hearings and the information evening are available on the company’s website and Facebook page.

Tickets are on presale from the beginning of November and general sales open shortly afterwards to the public via Ticketek.