Here we go with the first post-opening-night ROA Class of '09 Q&A...
May I introduce to you the show's metal maestro...the musical director of Arsenal...Henry Aronson!
1. Full Name: Henry Aronson
2. Nickname(s): None
3.Previous shows: Oy! (Broadway only, in chronological order): Mail, Starmites, Prince Of Central Park, Tommy, Rent, Parade. Saturday Night Fever, Rocky Horror Show, Little Shop of Horrors, Good Vibrations, In My Life, The Times They Are A-Changin', Grease, Cry-Baby.
4. Song you’re most looking forward to performing in the show: “Don't Stop Believin’” -- I look forward to the charge of audience emotion every night.
5. Funniest moment for you in the show so far: My wig.
6. In “Rock of Ages,” Drew’s a barback, Lonny’s a sound engineer and Sherrie’s a waitress. If you weren’t about to be in a hit musical on Broadway, what would you be doing for a living? Dog Walker
7. What is the most difficult aspect of being a “Broadway conductor” and “rock keyboardist” simultaneously? Smart question! Surrendering to the id of playing while staying tuned in to the superego of watching for and giving cues.