The Original Rocky Horror Show Musical
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This holiday season, gather your loved ones and enjoy Louisa May Alcott's much-adored novel, now transformed into a hit Broadway musical that lights up the stage. Little Women tells the poignant story of the four young March sisters -- eldest sister Meg, tomboy and budding author Jo, shy and gentle Beth, and Amy, the artistically inclined baby of the bunch -- as they come of age during the Civil War under the care of their doting mother. It's a touching tale of young love, personal discovery and the enduring power of family. Filled with memorable music, dancing and a whole lot of heart, Little Women will make you laugh and cry with its tragedies and its triumphs. Learn More
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My wife and I are fans of RHS and while we had a good time, we were dissapointed. I thought the band needed to be louder, I really want the show to engulf me, especially in that small a venue. The singers/actors were good but none were outstanding and, once again, didn't surround me with sound. I think the biggest problem was the audience, they were a very quiet tasteful little group and you don't go to RHS for quiet or tasteful. With a more responsive crowd I'm sure it would have been better. Also, this version was shorter than most, i felt they left out some critical parts, the young man that was disposed of, if I hadn't known that part I would have been confused.
On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut kids, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, run into tire trouble and seek help at the site of a light down the road. It’s coming from the Frankenstein place, where Dr. Frank n’ Furter is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments. Follow squeaky-clean sweethearts Brad and Janet on an adventure they’ll never forget, with the scandalous Frank n’ Furter, rippling Rocky, and vivacious Magenta. Get ready for a night of fun, frolics, and frivolity in Richard O’Brien’s original script! Bursting at the seams with timeless classics, including “Sweet Transvestite”, “Damn it, Janet” and of course, the pelvic-thrusting “Time Warp”, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horrow Show is a non-stop party! Ready to thrill you with its frothy, fun, and naughty moments, this is the boldest bash of them all! Don’t dream it – be it!
BE WARNED, THIS SHOW HAS RUDE PARTS!
THE ROCKY VIRGIN KIT
So there you are, sat in a theater waiting to see The Rocky Horror Show - Live for the first time, when a strangely dressed person comes up to you and utters the immortal phrase ‘are you a virgin?’ Don’t panic, it’s not a proposition (although you never know your luck!). Anybody who hasn’t seen ‘Rocky’ before, be they twelve or seventy, is commonly known as a ‘virgin’. Let’s face it, at some time in our lives we have all been virgins as far as ‘Rocky’ is concerned! But don’t worry, help is at hand. In order to guide you through the experience of The Rocky Horror Show we have included the original ‘virgin’ survival guide, the indispensable guide to ‘Rocky’ etiquette.
Although not compulsory you may find that during the Time Warp you are the only person in the audience not on your feet. You dance the Time Warp by simply following the rule: ‘Do what it says in the song’. If you want to get up and boogie to other songs, feel free to do so – off stage – but remember that the Time Warp is the only dance that has set moves.
Please note that it is considered very bad etiquette to throw something onto the stage, it could mean that the show is cancelled and hundreds of fans will turn on you in an instant! This is The Rocky Horror Show – Live – those people up there feel the pain of flying items when it hits them, unlike the actors on the screen. Audience Participation started back in the 1970s in the USA and made it over to the UK a few years later. Originally only for the movie, the Audience Participation has become a part of the stage show as well. Audience Participation should always enhance the ‘Rocky’ experience, never just be shouting out lines for the hell of it. It should be noted that many lines that are used at the film screenings don’t translate to the stage production – so - relax, The Phantoms will help you know what is supposed to be said, and what shouldn’t be said.
And Finally Etiquette
Etiquette? I hear you cry – at a show with the principle of "Don’t Dream it, Be it?” Yep, there are still a few things to bear in mind when you are partaking in the ‘Rocky’ experience. The following three simple rules will help you and the other members of the audience to enjoy the show to the maximum pleasure level: #1 – Don’t throw anything at the stage, audience or performers – it can be dangerous and may result in the show being halted. #2 – Stay off stage at all times when performers are performing – unless a rowdy performer pulls you up from your chair (which could happen depending on the performance) – you are not permitted on the stage during the performance. #3 – Have fun!!!!!
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