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R.E.S.P.E.C.T. – A Celebration of the Music of Aretha Franklin at the BPAC

CLEVELAND, MS – The Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) announces that tickets for the Mississippi Delta’s engagement of R.E.S.P.E.C.T. are on sale. The Right-Angle Entertainment, Maple Tree Entertainment and Quatro Entertainment North American debut of R.E.S.P.E.C.T., is an electrifying tribute celebrating the legendary Aretha Franklin. This joyous concert event will play the Bologna Performing Arts Center on April 4 at 7:30pm and tickets can be purchased at or by calling 662-846-4626 or in person at the ticket office.

R.E.S.P.E.C.T takes audiences on a journey of love, tragedy, courage, and triumph. Starring a live band and supreme vocalists, come experience a night of music by one of the greatest artists of all time.

The concert features all your favorite hits in one evening, including “Natural Woman,” “Think,” “I Knew You Were Waiting for Me,” “Chain of Fools,” “Respect,” and many more. You’ll be out of your seat and dancing in the aisles as you lose yourself in the music that inspired a generation.

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. is staged by Christina Sajous (Spongebob Squarepants, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, American Idiot, Baby It’s You) who leads the creative team, including Darnell White (Music Supervisor), Matthew Deinhart (Lighting Design), Taylor Edelle Stuart (Video Design), Joshua Liebert (Sound Design), Antonio Consuegra (Wardrobe & Hair Stylist), Tracey Moore (Casting Director) and Jamal Howard (Associate Director).

This brand-new production is adapted from McGee Entertainment’s Australian touring smash-hit, RESPECT—The Aretha Franklin Story starring Angie Narayan (Australian Idol), also known as Australia’s “Soul Mama”, which continues to play to sold out audiences across Australia.

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Tickets to R.E.S.P.E.C.T. are now on sale at or at the BPAC Ticket Office at 662.846.4626. The BPAC Spring 2023 Series is made possible by support from the following Premier Sponsors: Bolivar Medical Center, Needle Specialty Products, Robinson Electric Company, and Wade, Inc.; Executive Sponsors Cannon Motors, Gainspoletti Financial, Guaranty Bank, Planters Bank, and Quality Steel; and VIP Sponsors BankPlus, Bayer, Cleveland State Bank, Cotton House, Entergy, Renasant Bank and TROP Casino Greenville.