Barry Bostwick Joins THE WICKED ROCKY HORROR SHOW BC/EFA Benefit, 2/23
Casting is complete for "THE WICKED ROCKY HORROR SHOW", the previously announced Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit presented by the National Touring Company of WICKED. This staged concert performance of Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show," will take place at The Fonda Theatre on Monday, February 23, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for this event are now on sale.
The WICKED Company is thrilled to welcome special guest and "Rocky Horror" icon Barry Bostwick as the Narrator.
Bostwick is perhaps most well-known for his portrayal of Brad Majors in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. He originated the role of Danny Zuko in GREASE, earning a Tony Award nomination for his performance and won a Tony Award for his performance in the musical THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM.
Bostwick will be joined onstage by WICKED company members Kevin McMahon as Frank N. Furter, Timothy A. Fitz-Gerald as Brad, Cassie Okenka as Janet, Michael Mahany as Rocky, Rick Desloge as Riff Raff, Jenny Florkowski as Magenta, Marissa Lupp as Columbia, Christopher Russo as Eddie/Dr. Scott, and Kim Zimmer and Emma Hunton as Usherettes.
Advance tickets are recommended and available online at www.fondatheatre.com, or by calling 888-929-7849. Pending availability, tickets may also be purchased the night of the event at the Fonda box office with cash. General admission to "THE WICKED ROCKY HORROR SHOW" is a $60 donation. VIP ticket area available for a $125 donation and includes priority seating as well as a 6:30 p.m. pre-show reception with members of the company. A limited number of standing room tickets will be available for a donation of $40. All proceeds benefit BC/EFA, and admission donations are tax deductible.
The evening is intended for mature audiences, and parental discretion is advised. Must be 16 or older to attend; 21 or older to purchase alcoholic beverages. "THE WICKED ROCKY HORROR SHOW" is produced through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. In addition to the performance, there will be live auctions including several opportunities to join the company backstage at The Hollywood Pantages Theatre, and a chance to bid on a walk-on role in a performance of WICKED.
WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, is playing through March 15 at the Pantages Theatre. Good seats are still available. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.hollywoodpantages.com or www.ticketmaster.com/wicked or also by calling Ticketmaster at 800-982-2787.