Dan Rodricks

Roughly Speaking podcast: Exiled from Bell Foundry, Baltimore Rock Opera Society seeks own home (episode 196)

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"Brides of Tortuga," "Grundelhammer" and "Phantom of the Paradise" were three of the original productions staged by the Baltimore Rock Opera Society over the last eight years. But BROS actors, writers, designers, builders, musicians and artists now finds themselves in exile, without a headquarters and production house. The nonprofit opera company was among tenants of the old Bell Foundry building until Baltimore officials condemned the workspace in the Station North Arts District last month. Now BROS is trying to raise money to buy a permanent home for its raucous and imaginative productions. Today's guest: Aran Keating, the company's artistic director, talks about BROS's quest for a new space. Here's an amusing video that BROS used in 2015 to raise funds.


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