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The musicians and actors who’ve worked with Boston Rock Opera recently are keeping busy. Here is a list of some of the plays, concerts and events where you can see them performing this spring.
Russ Gershon’s ensemble, Either/Orchestra, presents a concert evening The Emperor, the Nalbandians and the Dawn of Western Music in Ethiopia on Sunday, February 19, at 7 p.m. at the Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Theatre for the Arts in Watertown. The E/O will be joined by vocalists, including Ronald Murphy, performing songs in four languages. (Both seen recently performing Blackstar with BRO.)
Boston Stands: A Mardi Gras Benefit for the ACLU, featuring a who’s who of Boston musical talent, starts Friday, February 24th at ONCE Somerville (156 Highland Ave. Somerville, MA). Featuring the Legendary Vudu Krewe (Paul Ahlstand, Ducky Carlisle, Ken Field, Marc Hickox, Mark Sanchez, Mark Caughill, Ken Schopf, Cliff Spencer, Shaun Wolf Wortis, Chandler Travis) plus special guests: Dennis Brennan, Rick Berlin, Amber Casares, Chris Cote, Ad Frank, Bo and Rachel Barringer, Jen D’Angora, Andrea Gillis, Erica Mantone, The Revelations, Jittery Jack & Miss Amy, Michelle Paulhus, Bertrand Laurence, Yolanda Scott, Andy Plaisted, Ed Valauskas and Russ Gershon.
Richie Hudson (HAIR), Scott Damgaard and & Rikki Minaj perform rock classics at The Tradesman in Milford on February 24.
You can also see BOD gal Jennifer D’Angora (aka Jenny Dee) in The Dents at Sally O’Brien’s, Somerville on Saturday, February 25 9 PM (Duck & Cover, the Dents, Stars like Ours, T.Baker & the Snakes).
Heather Meeker Green (House Hippy, HAIR) and Rish Green perform at Melissa’s, 407 Main Street in Stoneham on Saturday, February 25.
The Revelations Gospel Brunch featuring three BRO powerhouse voices; Erica Mantone, Jennifer D’Angora, and Andrea Gillis, are at Atwood’s, 877 Cambridge St, Cambridge, Sunday, March 5th, 11:30 – 2:00. (This monthly residency continues on the first Sunday of each month).
Kameelah’s Big Birthday Bash (featuring Alchemilla, Jen Kearney, Cruel Miracle, Bigfoot, Kameelah & Not to Touch the Earth, Pete Cassani, Scott Damgaard w/Ben Knight) is Sunday, March 5 at 8pm, Great Scott, 1222 Commonwealth Ave, Allston.
Also catch G-Rock Goddess Kameelah Benjamin-Fuller and Scott Fleming (Old Berger, HAIR) at Melissa’s, 407 Main, Stoneham on Saturday, March 11.
Joe Turner & the Seven Levels and Body English (featuring Clinton Degan) will be at the Lilypad on March 11. Joe Turner (projections, HAIR, The Point!) is moving to the UK so it will be JT&7L’s farewell show.
Theophile Victoria (HAIR) will be appearing in The Massasoit Theatre Company production of A Raisin in the Sun Thursday-Saturday, March 9, 10 and 11 at 8:00pm. 1 Massasoit Blvd, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302.
Andy LeBlanc (Woof, HAIR) will be playing Mercutio in the Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe production of Romeo and Juliet, March 9-18 at the Gorton Theatre, home of the Gloucester Stage Company.
Jude Torres (Walter, HAIR) will be appearing in Moonstruck Theater Company‘s production of West Side Story playing the role of Riff. April 7-9, 2017.
Amanda White Birthday Show with the James Rocket. Saturday, April 15 at 10 PM, the Lilypad, Inman Square. 1353 Cambridge St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139. Rare Boston appearance by Amanda’s NYC based band.