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Circle in the Square Theatre (New York, NY)
235 W. 50th St.

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THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (LIVE ON STAGE!) is a magical phenomenon unlike anything ever before seen on stage. Borrowing largely from horror conventions, the stage musical begins as an innocent young couple is stranded at the home of a mad scientist who is building the perfect man. The castle is filled with a most bizarre group of characters who worship their master, Dr. Frank-N-Furter, played magnificently by a fabulously sexy man, in leather jacket, pearls, fishnet stockings, and heavy makeup. Brad and Janet are forced to examine their own sexuality as the voluptuous doctor releases the hidden desires in each of them. Based on the stage musical by Richard OíBrien, the stage show comes alive with unforgettable song-and-dance numbers that have come to represent the sexual liberation of the 1970s. The outstanding costuming and makeup, the terrific acting by a talented All-Star Cast and the memorable songs ("Time Warp," "Sweet Transvestite") help make THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW one of the most bizarrely entertaining and satisfying musicals ever made.

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 10/30/2016
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Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 10/30/2016
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Christina Bianco, John Bolton, Christiane Noll and More Set for AN EVENING WITH FRANK LOESSER at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

On Today, October 29 at 7:30pm, the American Showstopper series will celebrate the works of Frank Loesser whose astounding career as composer, lyricist, and librettist earned him the reputation as one of Broadway's most versatile writers. (more...)

Stage Right to Present THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Stage Right's annual Halloween musical treat, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show, will be playing at the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center on October 28 and 29. Featured in the cast this year are Justin Lonesome (Jersey Boys, National Tour) as Dr. Frank N Furter, Jason Swauger (Rugrats, International Tour) as Brad Majors, Alex Noble (Guys and Dolls, Pittsburgh Public Theatre) as Riff Raff, Renata Marino as Columbia, Tony Marino ( Sweeney Todd, Pirates of Penzance, Pittsburgh Public Theatre) as Eddie/Dr. Scott, Megan Poitras as Janet Weiss, Zach Frye as Rocky and Courtney Harkins as Magenta. (more...)

Stage Right to Present THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Stage Right's annual Halloween musical treat, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show, will be playing at the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center on October 28 and 29. Featured in the cast this year are Justin Lonesome (Jersey Boys, National Tour) as Dr. Frank N Furter, Jason Swauger (Rugrats, International Tour) as Brad Majors, Alex Noble (Guys and Dolls, Pittsburgh Public Theatre) as Riff Raff, Renata Marino as Columbia, Tony Marino ( Sweeney Todd, Pirates of Penzance, Pittsburgh Public Theatre) as Eddie/Dr. Scott, Megan Poitras as Janet Weiss, Zach Frye as Rocky and Courtney Harkins as Magenta. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 'Spooky' Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 10/28; Signature's FREAKY FRIDAY, ROCKY HORROR in St. Louis and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 28, 2016

Happy Halloween! This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature all the spooky stories in Washington, DC, St. Louis, South Africa and more. Check out our top 10 ghoulish stories around our Broadway World below, which include FREAKY FRIDAY in DC, The Rocky Horror Show in St. Louis, and DEAD YELLOW SANDS in South Africa, just to name a few. (more...)

Joshua Lance Dixon Set for This Weekend's BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, will be rounding out their, Broadway 'Boozy' Brunch, October special guest line up this Sunday, October 30th, with one of Mama's Next Big Act winners, Joshua Lance Dixon! (more...)

The Skivvies' Nick Cearley Stars in BUYER & CELLAR, Opening Tonight at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

'Buyer and Cellar' is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. Jonathan Tolins' Buyer & Cellar stars Nick Cearley ('The Skivvies') as a struggling Los Angeles actor who finds himself working in Barbra Streisand's basement! (more...)


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THE WHO'S TOMMY, DISASTER! and More Set for Equinox Theatre Company's 9th Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Equinox Theatre Company has announced its exciting ninth season. (more...)

Escape The World Of Politics and Enter a World Of Fantasy
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) noticed that The Rocky Horror Show will be coming to you live beginning on election night! We know it's been an exhausting and trying time for the American people and we wanted to do our part by offering you a night of escape. (more...)

Chelsea Gibb To Play Sally Bowles
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

The Kit Kat Club is returning to Sydney in all its decadence for a new Australian revival of CABARET at Hayes Theatre Co. from 9 January 2017 followed by a season at Melbourne's Athenaeum Theatre from 27 April. (more...)

Cast Complete for JAG Productions & ArtisTree's CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

The complete cast is set for the upcoming Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY, a gospel-infused play that will run at Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT. The show, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green, begins previews on November 3 and opens on November 5. (more...)

The Skivvies' Nick Cearley to Star in BUYER & CELLAR at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

"Buyer and Cellar" is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. Jonathan Tolins' Buyer & Cellar stars Nick Cearley ("The Skivvies") as a struggling Los Angeles actor who finds himself working in Barbra Streisand's basement! (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway to Return in Title Role of 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (more...)

A NICE FAMILY CHRISTMAS has World Premiere Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The Group Rep presents the world premiere comedy A Nice Family Christmas written by Phil Olson, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/4; RELATIVITY in Connecticut, HEDWIG in LA and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 4, 2016

Happy Halloween! This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature all the spooky stories in Washington, DC, St. Louis, South Africa and more. Check out our top 10 ghoulish stories around our Broadway World below, which include FREAKY FRIDAY in DC, The Rocky Horror Show in St. Louis, and DEAD YELLOW SANDS in South Africa, just to name a few. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Bring Laugh-Out-Loud Tale to BPA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Offering sweet nostalgia for adults, and great fun for the kids, this laugh-out-loud holiday tale of American Christmases past has been cleverly re-wrapped as a new musical. (more...)

RSC Broadcasts KING LEAR in U.S. Cinemas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Beginning tonight, November 4, 2016, the Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of Shakespeare's King Lear will play in select movie houses across North America. (more...)

Lea DeLaria Will Appear on Broadway with Kristin Chenoweth This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

She's back, bitches! Kristin Chenoweth will be welcoming ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK star and stage vet Lea DeLaria to her show on the Great White Way, MY LOVE LETTER TO BROADWAY, this Sunday, November 6. (more...)

Cast Complete for JAG Productions & ArtisTree's CHOIR BOY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The complete cast is set for the upcoming Vermont Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's CHOIR BOY, a gospel-infused play that will run at Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT. The show, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green, begins previews on November 3 and opens on November 5. (more...)

Hunter Foster to Helm NYC Readings of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Musical
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Jayne Ackley Lynch Productions today announced staged readings for the new American musical Far From the Madding Crowd, directed by Hunter Foster with choreography by Lorin Latarro. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at RUMPY PUMPY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

British musical "Rumpy Pumpy!" is the remarkable true story of two genteel ladies from the Hampshire Women's Institute who campaign for better conditions for Working Girls  (more...)

Bainbridge Performing Arts presents A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Offering sweet nostalgia for adults, and great fun for the kids, this laugh-out-loud holiday tale of American Christmases past has been cleverly re-wrapped as a new musical. (more...)

THE ILLUSIONISTS Comes to Milwaukee
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play the Marcus Center in Milwaukee on February 14-19 as part of its current North American tour to more than 50 cities. (more...)

Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Ensemble to Star in CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House (CWRU/CPH) MFA Acting Program will open its 2016 - 2017 season in December with the multi-award-winning Clybourne Park. (more...)

Harvey Fierstein & Jerry Mitchell Talk NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Reveal Details on Lake, Winokur Cameos!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2016

Today, BWW participated in a media conference call with HAIRSPRAY LIVE's playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein and choreographer Jerry Mitchell.  (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Cheyenne Jackson, and James Monroe Iglehart to Launch FEINSTEIN'S PRESENTS Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Today, Feinstein's at the Nikkoannounced Feinstein's Presents, a new series showcasing world-class performers at larger venues throughout the Bay Area. Kicking off the series, Feinstein's at the Nikkowill partner with The Lesher Center for the Arts to present three of the hottest stars of stage and screen - actor, singer and songwriter Cheyenne Jackson on Friday, January 20, 2017; Tony Award winner and Bay Area native James Monroe Iglehart onFriday, February 3, 2017; and Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Matthew Morrison on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Additional Feinstein's Presents artists and venues will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Adrian Edmondson to Star in BITS OF ME ARE FALLING APART at Soho Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Adrian Edmondson is to star in an adaptation of William Leith's at once richly comic, darkly satirical and weepingly emotional bestseller Bits of Me are Falling Apart. (more...)

New Donna Summer Musical, Leigh Silverman-Helmed WILD GOOSE DREAMS and More Round Out La Jolla Playhouse's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for the development of new work, announces four world-premiere productions for the 2017/2018 season, including the previously-announced Escape to Margaritaville (May/June), featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett and an original story by co-book writers Greg Garcia ('My Name Is Earl') and Mike O'Malley ('Survivor's Remorse,' 'Shameless'), directed by La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away, Memphis). (more...)

Casting Announced for THE COMMITMENTS Dublin and UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Coronation Street legend, Kevin Kennedy, is to star as Jimmy's Da in the UK tour of the critically acclaimed musical The Commitments written by Roddy Doyle, starting in October 2016. (more...)

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Returns to Cardiff for One Week Only
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

After a record-breaking run only nine months ago, the world's greatest rock 'n' roll musical returns!! Back by popular demand, the non-stop party that is The Rocky Horror Show will thrill you once again with its frothy fun and naughty moments. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Phenomenon Reappears In New Brazilian Version By Möeller & Botelho
by Claudio Erlichman - Nov 16, 2016

The Rocky Horror Show is a rare theatrical phenomenon. After debuting in a small room in London's underground circuit in 1973, it became a movie, became a pop icon and never left the stage and movie screens. A true legion of fans helps maintain the aura of the musical, in special exhibitions, meetings and happenings all over the world. Four decades after its launch, Charles Moeller & Claudio Botelho will present their Brazilian version at Teatro Porto Seguro. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Rehearsals of THE SECRET GARDEN Starring Tony Winner Daisy Eagan
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2016

25 years after the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical production of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic children's story The Secret Garden, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) and the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle co-presents the timeless tale from November 15-December 31 at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). The musical is directed by David Armstrong, Artistic Director at The 5th Avenue Theatre, with whom STC is co-producing the production.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at rehearsals below! (more...)

Local Kids, Broadway Stars to Take the Stage in Pioneer Theatre Company's OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Oliver!, the award-winning musical by Lionel Bart inspired by the orphan's tale, Oliver Twist, written by Charles Dickens. Oliver! runs December 2 to December 17, 2016. (more...)

Terrence Mann to Lead CRT's Nutmeg Summer Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) is pleased to announce that three-time Tony Award nominee Terrence Mann will return to CRT as the Artistic Director of the theatre's popular Nutmeg Summer Series. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Bainbridge Performing Arts Presents A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Nov 15, 2016

Offering sweet nostalgia for adults, and great fun for the kids, this laugh-out-loud holiday tale of American Christmases past has been cleverly re-wrapped as a new musical. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Alice Ripley, Matthew Morrison and Vanessa Williams Slated for BROADWAY UP CLOSE Series at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

After a successful first season, The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts has announced the 2016-17 lineup for Broadway Up Close, hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky. Formerly known as the Seth Rudetsky Broadway Concert Series, the Broadway Up Close concert series will consist of four performances featuring renowned actors from the stage and screen. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for CABARET at The Athenaeum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The Kit Kat Club is returning to Melbourne in all its decadence for a new Australian revival of CABARET playing at The Athenaeum Theatre from 27 April.  To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Broadway Opening of CABARET, tickets for the Melbourne season will go on sale on 21 November. (more...)

CIRCUS 1903 to Make U.S. Debut in Los Angeles This Winter; Tour to Follow!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Producers Simon Painter, Tim Lawson, and MagicSpace Entertainment are delighted to announce that Circus 1903 will make its United States debut for a limited engagement starting February 14th, 2017 at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles. From there the show will tour to major cities including Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Denver and New York City. (more...)

BWW Review: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Shimmers at TUTS
by Brett Cullum - Nov 11, 2016

What the cast and director are doing here is offering a solid, slick, and oh so faithful rendition of ROCKY HORROR. Director Mitchell Greco relies on the strength of the fortysomething year-old material, and lets his vision grow gorgeous images and sumptuous arrangements. (more...)

Virginia Rep Opens A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of A Christmas Story, The Musical, November 25th on the Arenstein Stage at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street, with a preview on Wednesday, November 23. (more...)

J. Bernard Calloway Returns in Title Role of 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The Old Globe presents its 19th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Mark Linn-Baker, Barbara Walsh, Garth Kravits and More for New Victory LabWorks' Reading of Andrew Gerle's THE GREAT BLUENESS 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The New Victory Theater, a leading presenter of Theater for Young Audiences, is presenting a special invitational reading of The Great Blueness, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Andrew Gerle (Meet John Doe) on Thursday, November 10, 2016, as part of the 2016-17 New Victory LabWorks Artists series. (more...)

BWW Interview: ROCKY HORROR's Erin Wasmund Talks TUTS, Magenta and the Value of 'Don't Dream It, Be It'
by Natalie de la Garza - Nov 10, 2016

ROCKY HORROR's Erin Wasmund joins to talk about the everlasting appeal of ROCKY HORROR and to give us some blunt, but important advice. (more...)

A NICE FAMILY CHRISTMAS has World Premiere Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

The Group Rep presents the world premiere comedy A Nice Family Christmas written by Phil Olson, directed by Doug Engalla, produced by Alyson York. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at BPA's A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Offering sweet nostalgia for adults, and great fun for the kids, this laugh-out-loud holiday tale of American Christmases past has been cleverly re-wrapped as a new musical. A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL begins tonight, December 2, at Bainbridge Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Madison Regional Awards Update - Jacob Rankin, Bianca Horn in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 1, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

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