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Rocky Horror Show, The - Full Length Musical, Dark Comedy

Rocky Horror Show, The

Richard O'Brien

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Full Length Musical, Dark Comedy

7m, 3f

ISBN: 9780573681127

Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O'Brien

"A socko wacko weirdo rock concert." - WNBC TV
"A musical that deals with mutating identity and time warps becomes one of the most mutated, time warped phenomena in show business."- The New York Times

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Description

Full Length Musical

Dark Comedy

Science Fiction

90 minutes

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Audience Participation/Interactive, Special Effects

Interior Set

Fantasy Costumes

CAUTIONS

Intense Adult Themes, Strong Language, Nudity/Partial Nudity

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

RECOGNITION / AWARDS

From Broadway

That sweet transvestite and his motley crew did the time warp on Broadway in a 25th anniversary revival. Complete with sass from the audience, cascading toilet paper and an array of other audience participation props, this deliberately kitschy rock 'n' roll sci fi gothic is more fun than ever.

Click here for The Guardian's 40th-anniversary slide show with original production photos!

"A socko wacko weirdo rock concert." - WNBC TV

"A musical that deals with mutating identity and time warps becomes one of the most mutated, time warped phenomena in show business."- The New York Times

"Campy trash."- Time

One of the "10 most influential postwar British plays" - Guardian UK

The Rocky Horrow Show was first presented on Broadway by Lou Adler at the Belasco Theatre in New York City in March 1975. It was directed by Jim Sharman.
Characters

CASTING

7m, 3f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Ensemble cast, Color blind casting, Drag performance, Flexible casting, Local Celebrity Cameo

CASTING NOTES

Usherette can be doubled with Magenta. Dr. Scott and Eddie can be doubled. Phantoms can be increased to six. They are used onstage and off as back up singers as well as understudies.

USHERETTE/MAGENTA
BRAD
JANET
NARRATOR
RIFF RAFF
COLUMBIA
FRANK 'N' FURTER
ROCKY
EDDIE/DR. SCOTT
4 PHANTOMS - TRANSILVANIANS

Rental Materials

SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Small/Combo

MUSICAL STYLE

Pop/Rock

VOCAL DEMANDS

Moderate

Piano/Conductor’s Score
Synthesizer
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Guitar
Bass Guitar
Drums

*Please note - there are NO chorus books for THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, only Piano and Conductor scores*
Media

Song Samples

Overture

Science Fiction

Damn It, Janet

Over at the Frankenstein Place

The Time Warp

Sweet Transvestite

Rocky's Birth (The Sword of Damacles)

I Can Make You A Man

Hot Patootie (Bless My Soul)

I Can Make You A Man (Reprise)

Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me

Once In A While

Eddie's Teddy

Planet Schmanet

Floor Show

I'm Going Home

Spaceship

Super Heroes

Science Fiction (Reprise)

Time Warp (Reprise)

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Cameron Bell 5/1/2013 4:30 PM

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