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The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show

by Richard O'Brien

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The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show




A humorous musical tribute to science fiction and horror B movies that developed a huge cult following.


Story:

Brad and Janet are a simple engaged couple whose lives get turned upside down by Frank 'n Furter and his household of strange Transylvanians on a stormy night.


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Composer

Composer, Lyricist and Librettist
Richard O'Brien



  • Premiere
  • 2000
  • 1975 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Belasco Theatre
Opening Night
Mar 10, 1975
Total Performances
45
Original Cast
Tim Curry, Jamie Donnelly, Boni Enten, Abigale Haness, Meat Loaf, Kim Milford, Bill Miller, William Newman, Ritz O'Brien
Director
Jim Sharman
Producer
Lou Adler
Musical Director
D'Vaughn Pershing
Orchestrations
Richard Hartley
Scenic Design
Brian Thomson
Costume Design
Sue Blane
Lighting Design
Chipmonck
Sound Design
Abe Jacob

2000 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Circle in the Square Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 15, 2000
Total Performances
437
Original Cast
Dick Cavett, Lea DeLaria, Jarrod Emick, Tom Hewitt, Joan Jett, Alice Ripley, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Raúl Esparza, Sebastian LaCause
Director
Christopher Ashley
Choreographer
Jerry Mitchell
Producer
Jordan Roth
Musical Director
Henry Aronson
Orchestrations
Doug Katsaros
Scenic Design
David Rockwell
Costume Design
David C. Woolard
Lighting Design
Paul Gallo
Sound Design
T. Richard Fitzgerald and Domonic Sack

1975 Film Version

Movie Name
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Jim Sharman
Screenplay
Jim Sharman, Richard O'Brien
Starring
Tim Curry , Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Nell Campbell, Jonathan Adams, Peter Hinwood, Meat Loaf, Charles Gray





CDs

CD
1973 London Cast Album

CD
1974 Los Angeles Cast Album

CD
1995 Studio Cast Album

CD
2000 Broadway Revival Cast Album

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Royal Court Theatre Version DVD

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




1975 Tony Award Nominations

Best Lighting Design

1975 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Tim Curry
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Boni Enten
Unique Theatrical Experience

2001 Tony Award Nominations

Best Revival of a Musical
Best Actor in a Musical - Tom Hewitt
Best Costume Design
Best Direction of a Musical

2001 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Tom Hewitt
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2001 Theatre World Award Nominations

Raúl Esparza

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