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I saw the original stage version with Tim Curry in the King’s Road cinema that had been converted to a theatre venue for the show when it transferred from the Royal Court. Magic! I also auditioned, unsuccessfully, for Richard O’Brien for a later musical that I believe ran for just a week! While I enjoy the film adaptation, it does not and cannot compare to the original on stage.
Happy Halloween! Today I’m taking a brief look at the horror comedy musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which made its cinematic debut 40 years ago in 1975.
The movie was an adaptation of The Rocky Horror Show stage musical written by Richard O’Brien and directed by Jim Sharman which was first performed in 1973. It was an homage to / parody of the science fiction and horror movies from the previous decades. Although the movie initially bombed in theaters, 20th Century Fox ad executive Tim Deegan came up with the idea of moving Rocky Horror to midnight screenings. In this new venue in various cities, via world of mouth, the movie became a tremendous cult classic. Since then, for decades avid fans have shown up to either act out the movie and / or heckle at it.
I can’t recall exactly when I first saw Rocky Horror. …
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