New 'Punk Rock Girl' Musical to Feature Songs by Pink, Avril Lavigne, Pat Benatar & More


A brand new Joe Iconis musical referred to as Punk Rock Girl will embody songs written and made well-known by feminine artists like Pat Benatar, Bikini Kill, Blondie, Echosmith, Avril Lavigne, P!nk, TraLaLa, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

The undertaking follows 16-year-old Angelea, struggling to belong and discovering her tribe with the assistance of latest good friend Proxi and the world of punk music. The title track would be the 1988 monitor by The Dead Milkmen of the identical title.

Lively McCabe Entertainment introduced the collaboration with BMG and R&H Theatricals, A Concord Music Company, which can publish and license the musical. They additionally characterize Iconis' earlier musicals, Things to Ruin and Be More Chill. Iconis, referred to as "the way forward for musical theater" by The New York Times, will write the e book and preparations.

"In punk music, you don’t should be essentially the most gifted musician, the most effective singer, or essentially the most lovely rock star," Iconis mentioned in a press launch. "The level of punk is that its music for everybody - it’s a celebration for individuals who aren’t polished, who aren’t good. It’s about discovering your ardour and never being ashamed of your interior weirdo. This lovingly-trashy present explores severe points in an often fantastical, typically explosive, all the time heartfelt approach."

Jennifer Werner, finest know for her work on The Black Suits, will direct and choreograph the stage musical. Rob Rokicki, the composer and lyricist of The Lightning Thief, will be part of as co-arranger and orchestrator.

Development is already underway with manufacturing plans to be introduced quickly.