Sometimes the past comes back to haunt you, especially when it involves pictures taken in the era of Jordache jeans, neon spandex, and hair coated with enough Aqua Net to qualify you as a walking fire hazard. Too bad you couldn’t use it to burn every copy of your high school yearbook.
Side ponytails and teased bangs may be grody to the max now, but the famed big-hair bands of the '80s are seeing a retro resurgence thanks to the Tony-nominated Rock of Ages. Groove to over twenty-five totally tubular hits from the likes of Poison, Whitesnake, and REO Speedwagon, strung together via a classic storyline of two crazy kids who fall in love over tunes played at a nightclub.
If you’re too young to remember Madonna’s lace gloves and bullet bras, don’t have a cow: Thanks to Glee, we know you can sing along with Journey’s "Don't Stop Believin'," one of the production’s showstopper tunes.
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April 12-15, 7:30 p.m., 2012