News > Rock Opera’ gets an encore

Added on 02-May-2007

A Night at the Rock Opera" will rock yet again. The operatic send-up of rock ’n’ roll’s most decadent era will return to the Regent Theatre in Arlington, kicking off a glitter-doused eight-date run on May 31.

And while the Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra will remain true to the classics that spawned the local cult hit -- from David Bowie’s "Ziggy Stardust" to Queen’s defining anthem "Bohemian Rhapsody" -- new additions from the Rolling Stones, The Who and a bombastic take on the B-side of the Beatles’ "Abbey Road" ensure a grandiose fist-in-the-air salute to all things rock.

After all, there’s nothing more rock ’n’ roll than the "Rock Opera’s" origins. Spawned from a snub by Andrew Lloyd Webber, it has become a smash hit. In 2004

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