MUSIC REVIEW An amazing, uneven night at the rock opera By Jim Sullivan, Globe Staff, 06/30/98 Produced by Eleanor Ramsay music direction by Mick Maldonado, Dave Bellenoit as “The Presenter.” At The Middle East Downstairs, Saturday night. CAMBRIDGE – As you entered the Middle East Downstairs Saturday night, you might have received a list of upcoming festivities. Not a usual […]
Live and On Record: Boston Rock Opera: Night at the Opera By Matt Ashare The Boston Phoenix (6/2/98 ) It’s not every day that you can walk into a local club and find Gary Cherone covering a Who tune. These days he’s usually covering Van Halen tunes with Van Halen in somewhat larger venues than the downstairs room at the […]
Saturday, June 27, 1998. Boston Rock Opera presented this three-hour, three-act night of rock opera excerpts, works in progress and narrative song favorites to showcase the talents of many BRO company members and raise money for BRO’s future productions.