Summerset will open its 54th season with ‘We Will Rock You’ – Austin Daily Herald

The Summerset Theater will open its 54th season with ‘We Will Rock You the Musical’, by Queen and Ben Elton.

The show, which will be performed at the Frank W. Bridges Theater on the campus of Riverland Community College, will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 21.

Featuring over 20 Queen hit songs including “Another One Bites the Dust”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “We Will Rock You”, “Somebody To Love”, “We Are the Champions” and “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, “We Will Rock You” follows two revolutionaries as they attempt to save rock ‘n’ roll in a post -apocalyptic where musical instruments are forbidden the planet.

In an age where algorithms predict our every preference, “We Will Rock You” is a wild and unique musical for our times: a hymn to individuality.

“We are very excited to finally produce this show, which was originally scheduled for summer 2020,” said director Randal J. Forster. “We realize more than ever how much we need theater in our lives.”

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“We will Rock You”

Music and lyrics by Queen

Story and screenplay by Ben Elton

Directed by Randal J. Forster

Where: Frank W. Bridges Theater (1900 8th Ave NW, Austin)

When: 7 p.m., June 21-24 and June 28-July 1

Adult tickets $20, student tickets $12. Tickets available 24/7 at or at the door.


Galileo Figaro: Garrin Loveland

Scaramouch: Katie Hunerdosse

Buddy: James Zschunke

The Killer Queen: Kaye Perry

Commander Khashoggi: Andrew Breitsprecher

British: Lucas Johnson

oz: Diane Petrick

Teenage queens: Blythe Johnson, Maddie Bartlett, Rebecca Clark, Celeste Rose Bohemians Sally Wolcott, Luke Reese, Rylan Clark, Ryan Flanders, Josie Reinartz, Mollie Johnson, Sebastian Emeline, Kalli Potter and Kim Potter

Secret police: Maggie Bremner, Jon Cochran

Team/creative team

Director/Designer: Randal J. Forster

Musical Director/Rehearsal Pianist: Brian Johnson

Technical Director/Scenic Design: John Deyo

Choreographer: Marny Rohr

Director/Costume: Madlain Vander

Costume assistant: Marie Hoffman

Specialist lighting designer/operator: Ben Dundas


Musical Director/Keyboard 1: Brian Johnson

Keyboard 2: Lindsey Duos Williams

Guitars: Rod Wiese, Zach Lightly

Low: Scott Anderson

Drums: Waylon Nelson

We Will Rock You The Musical by Queen & Ben Elton is presented under a special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW).

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