The Rock Project is virtually bringing The Who to Shippensburg. The H. Ric Luhrs Center is featuring a pro-shot of the The Who’s album, “Who’s Next.”
Released in 1971 as their fifth album, “Who’s Next” features iconic songs like “Baba O Riley” and “Won’t Get Fooled Again.”
The album gained triple-platinum status, reaching No. 1 on the United Kingdom’s top 10 chart, and No. 4 on the United States’ Billboard Chart.
The pro-shot was recorded from the Tilles Center for Performing Arts, located in Long Island, New York. The performance will also feature other hits from The Who, including, “Pinball Wizard,” “Long Live Rock” and “You Better You Bet.”
Wonderous Stories the band, Broadway voices, and special guest musicians will entertain audiences in the Shippensburg area virtually.
Special guest musicans include Constantine Maroulis, a two-time Tony Award nominee who was a cast member in “Jekyll and Hyde,” “Rock of Ages” and a contestant on “American Idol,” and Lana Gordon, who was a cast member in “Chicago,” “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “The Lion King.”
Additionally, Justin Matthew Sargent, a cast member in “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” “Rock of Ages,” and “Jesus Christ Superstar,” will also attend alongside Michael Wartella, a cast member in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “Tuck Everlasting” and “Wicked.”
Tickets are $20. To purchase a ticket, visit luhrscenter.com. The Rock Project plans to donate some of the proceeds back to the Luhrs Center. Members of the community should apply the promo code LUHRSWN at checkout in order for The Rock Project to donate the proceeds.
The show is April 30 at 8 p.m. and will be available for streaming through May 2.