Do the Time Warp at Lakewood Theater's Shadowcast Screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show
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The last date listed for The Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadowcast was Friday October 11, 2013 / 11:59pm.
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The return of Persistence in Memory to the stage is at once a revival and a world premiere. Way back in 1987, Persistence in Memory, a probing drama about a man, a woman, a chair, a mirror and a noose, first debuted at the Deep Ellum Theatre Garage. But unlike other shows that fade away as the lights go black, this one has never stopped evolving. Nearly a quarter century later, the same actor re-approaches the role he first took on at age 24. While the events of his early life remain the same, he now recounts new experiences, confesses secrets and copes with love and loss. Old and new at the same time, Persistence in Memory will linger in your own thoughts for a long, long time. Learn More
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They would not allow any props which basically takes away from the entire audience participation. Instead of showing the movie, which some people actually wanted to watch, they just ran it behind the "performers" on stage. At the same time, somebody in the back was yelling out the lines. It was very disappointing for the people with us that had never seen the movie. Like they said, they still have not seen the movie!
The shows by Amber Does Dallas feature a full, live cast. Audience participation is not only encouraged - it is required!
Shadowcasting is any performance in which the cinema and live theater are combined to create a unique interactive experience which not only encourages audience participation – it requires it. This interaction usually comes in the form of shouting out comedic lines and the use of certain props at key points in the movie. A typical shadowcast show is made of four elements.
1.The Movie – the film being shadow-cast, playing on a screen behind the stage.
2.The Actors – the people acting out the action of The Movie, on the stage.
3.The Riffers – performers in the audience, who bring the audience into the show.
4.The Audience – the people interacting with the show.
Shadowcasting has roots in the Italian street theater of the 16th century. Performers would play their roles in the street and other actors - pretending to be part of the audience - would encourage the people around them to talk back to the actors, becoming a part of the show. But despite drawing upon this long tradition of interactive theaters, shadowcasting in its modern form is a relatively young art.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
It all began in the early 1970s when a young musician/actor named Richard O’Brien teamed with director Jim Sharman to create a musical tribute to classic horror movies and classic rock. Originally titled They Came From Denton High, the show was renamed The Rocky Horror Show just before its’ first preview. It opened in London in June 1973 and was an instant success. It opened in the USA nine months later, at the legendary Roxy Theater in Los Angeles. The Roxy’s owner, record producer Lou Adler, introduced the show to several executives from 20th Century Fox and convinced them that a film adaptation of Rocky Horror would be a hit.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show tells the story of Brad and Janet – a young, ordinary, healthy couple. On the way to announce their engagement to their favorite teacher, Dr. Scott, the two are waylaid by a flat tire. With a storm moving in, the two are forced to seek shelter at a nearby spooky castle, where the bizarre Dr. Frank N. Furter is hosting a party for several unconventional conventionists. What follows is a descent into decadence, as Frank violates the laws of nature and basic decency in creating the perfect man – the titular Rocky – and hijinks ensue.
About the Ticket Supplier: Lakewood Theater
The Lakewood Theater, Dallas' sole remaining single-screen movie palace in anything resembling its original condition. Still showing films, still entertaining audiences, the Lakewood draws audiences from a wider geographical area, to watch a wider variety of entertainment choices than ever before. The Lakewood Theater is located at 1825 Abrams Parkway in Dallas TX just a few minutes from downtown Dallas and a short drive from most area locations.