Boston Rock Opera Does the Kinks

The Boston Rock Opera, past producers of such rock extravaganzas as Sgt. Peppers

Lonely Hearts Club Band, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror

Picture Show, is now tackling the Kinks' Preservation. Last

performed in its entirety by the legendary British pop act on its 1974 tour, the production

begins a three-weekend run Friday, continuing through Oct. 17. Starring in the role of

Belle is Letters To Cleo singer/guitarist Kay Hanley.