RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage
World Premiere

RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage

| Canada | 106 MINUTES | English
Documentary, Music

For fans of the legendary Canadian band RUSH, this is the documentary to experience. A comprehensive exploration of the entire history of this extraordinary power trio, from their early days growing up in Toronto, through each of their landmark albums, to the present day. Sit back and revel in the words, music, and wonder of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart.

With a career spanning four decades, RUSH is one of the most successful bands in the history of popular music, but despite their remarkable career achievements, they have never been recognized as critics' darlings. Directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn instead revel in interviews with the band's admirers and contemporaries, including Gene Simmons (Kiss), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Jack Black, and others. Chock-full of rare backstage and concert footage, RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage leaves no stone unturned in its creation of an intimate portrait of these immensely talented and iconoclastic musicians.

Cast & Credits
Directed by
Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen, and Sam Dunn
Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn are the co-founders of Banger Films and directors of Metal: A Headbangers Journey, which won a Gemini Award for best writing in a documentary, Global Metal, and Iron Maiden: Flight 666. They are now in production on the 16-part documentary series Metal Evolution.
Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn
Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn, Mike Dunn
Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn
Mike Munn
Executive Producer
Noah Segal, Pegi Cecconi, Shelley Nott, John Virant.
Martin Hawkes

Press Contact
Jennifer Sacca
Rounder Records
Burlington, MA 01803
Phone: 617 218 4503
Print Source
Andrew Kowalchuk
Banger Films
Toronto, Canada M6K 3J1
Phone: 416 0850 6580
Helen Swindells
Banger Films
Toronto, M6K 3J1
Phone: 416 850 6580
Erica Gerard
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 646.792.2230
Sales Contact
Mark Slone
Alliance Films Inc
Toronto, ON M4W 3M5
Phone: (416) 934-6961
Kristen Foster
Phone: 212.373.6104
* Rush Tickets available at venue except for
Beacon Theatre
Rush will be offered when advanced tickets for a screening or event are no longer available at venues other than Beacon Theatre.
The Rush system functions as a standby line that will form at the venue approximately one hour prior to scheduled start time. Admittance is based on availability and will begin roughly 10 minutes prior to program start time. Rush Tickets are the same price as advance tickets and are payable upon entry.

Winner of the 2010 Heineken Audience Award.
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