Tag: The Rocky Horror Show
More often than not, the theatre is a place for silence and careful observation. That’s not the case, however, with Raleigh Little Theatre’s daring and fun presentation of The Rocky Horror Show. Audience members are invited to participate as their comfort levels allow. Brave guests can get up and dance the time warp, shout out… Read More ›
Raleigh Little Theatre will kick off its new five-show Sutton Series with “The Rocky Horror Show,” an outrageously campy and over-the-top PG-13 rated 1973 cult musical with songs and script by Richard O’Brien. The 76-year-old community theater will perform this uproarious rock-and-roll musical in its Cantey V. Sutton Main Stage Theatre on Aug. 17-19 and 23-26 and Aug. 30-Sept. 2, with a special midnight performance on Friday, August 24th.
For years, Triangle Theater Review has argued that the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area of North Carolina has the liveliest theater scene between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, GA. The year 2010 provided further proof, if any was needed, that we have the onstage talent, the backstage genius, and the wherewithal to mount any show available for local production.
On Thursday, Oct. 28th, the Carolina Theatre Group, LLC’s powerhouse presentation of “The Rocky Horror Show” roared into Raleigh — “Sexy as Hell,” as advertised, oh yeah — with a wild and wooly cast of deliciously depraved characters stalking Scenic Asylum’s macabre multilevel set that surpasses Dr. Frankenstein’s castle in creepiness. A hard-rocking onstage band, with fire in their fingertips, rattled the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium rafters.
Broadway Series South, in conjunction with City Stage of Wilmington, will present five performances of the outrageously offbeat 1973 British musical-turned-cult film, “The Rocky Horror Show,” with music, lyrics, and book by Richard O’Brien, on Oct. 28-31 in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. The stage musical premiered on June 19, 1973 in the 60-seat Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in London, later transferred to the Chelsea Classic Cinema and other locations, and racked up 2,960 performances in London by 1980.