The Boston Rock Opera performed Harry Nilsson's classic album The Point! in concert at Boston's First Night festival, December 31, 2002, at the Park Plaza Castle.
BRO's homage to the classic 1970 album featured vocalists, a six piece band, dancers and puppetry and is a tribute to Nilsson's fable of a round headed boy born into a pointed world.
The performances featured:
- In The Ensemble: Mr. Curt, Ramona Silver, John Surette, Valerie Forgione, Lisa McColgan, John Whiteside, George Bonin, Stan LeRoy, C. Moon Mullins, Sally Tetzlaff, and Wendi Whitsett.
- The Dancers: Kristen Kissik (choreographer), Tanina Carrabotta, Rosemary Candelairo, Jenna Hussey, Michelle Braden, and Susan Fetter.
- The Band: Joel Simches (keyboards, music director), Jeffrey Simmons (keyboards), Mick Maldonado (keyboards), Joe Turner (guitar, banjo), Nate Hagee (bass), Wright Maney (drums, percussion), Carolyn Corella (flutes, percussion, saxophone).
- Costumes by Penney Pinette; Puppets by Laura McPherson