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Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show @ The Lyric

Photo: Brian Geach
Featured pic- Craig McLachlan as Frank N Furter with Amy Lehpamer and Stephen Mahy as Brad and Janet. Production pics by Brian Geach

My favourite saying to calm things down at work is ‘It will be OK. It’s an Art not a Science’. But deep down I don’t really believe that. As theatre makers we might not be ‘makin a man with blonde hair and a tan’ but we do scientifically research, develop, test, monitor, feedback then hypothesise. And what grander scale could you have than the 40 year social experiment of the ROCKY HORROR SHOW?

So to further the experiment, I took a much younger friend with me to see the show. She had heard of it, knew The Time Warp of course, knew it was a phenomenon and knew that I was really excited to see it again. Anyone who has completed science class past primary school knows that experiments seldom completely succeed or fail, that there is a spectrum of achievement and this ROCKY HORROR SHOW tilts the balance almost completely towards success. The beast is loose in the grounds of the Lyric Theatre. Continue reading Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show @ The Lyric

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW @ Sydney Lyric Theatre

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW

Producers Howard Panter and John Frost just announced the full cast for the 2015 season of Richard O’Brien’s   The Rocky Horror Show, which will be playing at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 11 April 2015 and then moves to Melbourne from 12 June 2015.

In the coveted role of Frank N Furter will be television and theatre star Craig McLachlan, who won the 2014 Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Musical for this performance. Beloved theatre and television performer Bert Newton will play the Narrator, and reprising their roles from the 2014 Australian tour of The Rocky Horror Show will be Kristian Lavercombe as Riff Raff, Nicholas Christo as Eddie and Dr Scott, and Brendan Irving as Rocky.

FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW

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