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What does RO stand for?

RO stands for Rock Opera

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A HIGH school in Cardiff has marked a decade of dramatic stage productions with its first rock opera - Jesus Christ Superstar.
Byline: Roger Daltrey THE legendary Roger Daltrey received a standing ovation for a blistering and energetic performance of The Who's rock opera Tommy as he kicked off a UK tour in Wolverhampton.
The show is a flashy rock opera that mixes bold acrobatic showmanship, powerful live music, and a balanced use of video effects -- a heady mix filling Radio City Music Hall; there is speed on the "Wheel of Death" segment with brothers Ray and Rudy Navas Velez; art with its "Flags" installation; harmony in its "Rope Duet," featuring Di Wu and Jun Guo; and sky-high jaw-droppers "High Wire" and "Trapeze.
The unsavoury looking bunch were set to take part the filming of The Who's rock opera Tommy, starring the band themselves alongside Oliver Reed, Ann Margret, Tina Turner and Elton John.
The rock opera ends its British tour at the city venue today and Townshend and the show's producers came to Coventry for a farewell party.
GUITARIST Pete Townshend (pictured) whose rock operas have included Quadrophenia and Tommy, has revealed he's working on a new musical - about the ageing process.
The first instalment includes a video guide to the "real" London Olympics - with sports including "sitting on a man in a fight" - a heavy-metal bailiff in Credit Crunch - The Rock Opera, and a stand-up routine involving Somalian pirates and Gordon Brown doing the lottery.