Respect: BAA Tribute to Aretha Franklin, Jan 31 and Feb 1, 2020


at the Media Arts Center, Roxbury Community College
1234 Columbus Avenue, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120

“Aretha Franklin transformed “Respect” into a timeless anthem for racial pride and a cry of feminist recognition.”
Michael Eric Dyson, New York Times

You don’t want to miss Boston Arts Academy students paying tribute to Aretha Franklin—twice named “the greatest singer of all time” by Rolling Stone.

Boston Arts Academy vocalists, instrumentalists, dancers, actors, filmmakers, fashion designers, and visual artists will celebrate Aretha Franklin’s impact on R&B and Gospel music as well as her social activism. Come see how BAA students interpret this 20th century cultural icon.


  • Champion Reception, Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 5:30pm
  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 7:30pm
  • Sat, Feb 1, 2020 at 2:00pm
  • Sat, Feb 1, 2020 at 7:30pm

Ticket Prices
$15 Adults – $10 Students and Seniors

We’ve closed online ticketing for Respect, but there are still plenty of tickets available at the door. We look forward to seeing you and hope you enjoy the show!

We are most grateful to our sponsors for helping to make this event possible.

Director’s Chair Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Ensemble Sponsors