The Gateway Announces THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Full Cast
Get ready to "do the time warp again" with the cult-classic musical, The Rocky Horror Show, live and interactive at The Gateway in Bellportfrom August 24-September 10. Tickets start at $59. For tickets, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133 or visit the website at www.TheGateway.org.
Journey with clean-cut couple, Brad and Janet, as they stumble upon the kooky and slightly unorthodox world of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Step into the lab as he shows us his latest creation, Rocky, the perfect man. Full of frothy frivolity and scandalous sensations this famous rock n' roll musical features favorites like "Time Warp," "Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me," "Damn It Janet," and "Science Fiction/Double Feature"! Prop kits, available for purchase at each performance, make this night complete with interactive fun!
The Gateway's production features director & choreographer Keith Andrews whose Gateway credits include The Addams Family, South Pacific, Spamalot, My Fair Lady, 9 to 5- the Musical (starring Sally Struthers), The Full Monty, Dirty RottenScoundrels (starring Joe Piscopo), The Wedding Singer, My Way (A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra), Cold as Ice, Urinetown, 2009's Holiday Spectacular on Ice, Happy Days, and Avenue Q; musical director Andrew Austin who returns for his seventh Gateway show, and a cast of talented professional AEA actors.
Matthew Labanca (Frank-N-Furter) has appeared on Broadway in Young Frankenstein (cast album), White Christmas, and Children and Art. He has toured nationally in Crazy for You, Anything Goes, Joseph...Dreamcoat (cast album), and The King and Iand has appeared on TV's 30 Rock and Broad City. His self-penned solo show Good Enough won the Best Musical Award at United Solo (the largest solo show festival in the world), and played Off-Broadway at NYC's Theatre Row.
Josh Canfield (Rocky), who played Billy in The Gateway's 2016 production of Anything Goes, is best known as a contestant on TV's Survivor: San Juan Del Sur and has appeared on Broadway in Doctor Zhivago(Liberius, Broadway Theatre). This fall, Canfield will appear alongside Josh Groban in Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 (Imperial Theatre).
Geoffrey Owens (The Narrator) is probably most recognized as Elvin, Sondra Huxtable's husband, on TV'sThe Cosby Show. Owens has recently appeared in CSC Rep's productions of Mother Courage and Doctor Faustusas well as Romeo and Juliet on Broadway (with Orlando Bloom) and the Chicago premiere of Race (Goodman Theater). Geoffrey can soon be seen in HBO's Divorcewith Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church, and in the film Youth in Oregon with Frank Langella. He currently teaches Shakespeare and Modern Drama at Pace University.
The cast also includes Lisa Karlin (Broadway's The Addams Family and Ragtime) as Magenta; Courter Simmons (Broadway's Jersey Boys) as Riff Raff; Mychal Phillips as Columbia; Emily Behny as Janet; Harley Jayas Brad; and Justin Colombo (Eddie/Dr. Scott)
Book, music & lyrics by Richard O'Brien.
For mature audiences only. Contains adult language and sexual content.
The Gateway is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to provide theatre of the highest caliber to the Long Island region and beyond. It is the region's oldest professional theatre.