Former VAN HALEN/EXTREME Singer To Star In Musical Version Of 'The Wall'

Former VAN HALEN/EXTREME singer Gary Cherone will spend the next few months starring in a small community musical version of PINK FLOYD's "The Wall" in Wisconsin, according to Undercover News.

Cherone will play Pink, the starring role Bob Geldof played in the movie. The show will premiere at The Schauer Arts and Activities Center in Hartford on November 29 and then move on to the Scottish Rite in Milwaukee from January 22 until February 1, 2004.

Cherone, who is involved with the Boston Rock Opera company, has played Judas in their 2000 production of "Jesus Christ Superstar".

He recently told Classic Rock magazine that after the release of the critically panned "III" CD and the critical panning, the writing was on the wall for VAN HALEN. "We were on tour and we brought the old catalog and the majority of the fans did appreciate it but in the end they wanted their Dave [Lee Roth]. That is what it was."

Last year, Cherone released an album with his current band TRIBE OF JUDAH called "Exit Elvis".

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