This is shaping up to be a big week for Rock of Ages star Constantine Maroulis. BroadwayWorld has confirmed with a production source that the former American Idol contestant and original 'Drew' in Rock of Ages, will be making a cameo appearance in the film. Maroulis lost the role of 'Drew' to newcomer Diego Boneta. Sources are mum on what role Maroulis will play. To date, Maroulis has been tied up with the Rock of Ages tour, which concludes its engagement on July 24 in Washington D.C.
In other news, the rocker has a new single available on iTunes, "You Really Got Me." CLICK HERE to sample the track!
Maroulis made his Broadway debut in The Wedding Singer in the role of Sammy, in September 2006. Beginning on January 9, 2007, Maroulis took over the role of "Young Soldier" in the Off-Broadway musical revue, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris where he performed through the end of February. That spring, Maroulis joined the lineup at Fox's morning show Good Day New York, serving as the show's resident American Idol expert; while simultaneously taking on the same role as Idol commentator for Yahoo! Buzz. Later that year, Maroulis joined the cast of the CBS daytime drama The Bold and the Beautiful for a limited run as Constantine Parros, a singer and record producer a role created specially for him. March 2008 saw Maroulis joining the cast of American Idol Extra as cohost, along with fellow Idol alum Gina Glocksen and J.D. Roberto. His next major role occurred that June, when Constantine starred as Judas Iscariot in the Premier Theatre Company's production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Rock of Ages soon followed in 2008 with the off-Broadway production and he has been with the show since.