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  1. John Addison and Arvid Larsen to Lead The Heather Brothers' HOLY ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 |

    ... Playhouse and soon to transfer to the Arts); Shock Treatment, (King's Head Theatre); The Stripper by Richard O'Brien and Richard Hart ley (St James Theatre); Valley of Song (Finborough Theatre); The Blind and The Intruder by Maurice Maeterlinck (Old ...


  2. From Rocky Horror To Brokeback Mountain: 10 LGBT Movies To See Before You DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 |

    ... alien with a fluid sexuality, and the film stars one of the most gender-bending stars in the film industry: Richard O'Brien , who co-wrote the screenply with Jim Sharman. 2. 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' (1994) - Two drag queens ...


  3. The Heather Brothers' Holy Crap to Play King's Head Theatre This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 |

    ... Joe DiPietro and David Bryan (Southwark Playhouse); Shock Treatment, (King's Head Theatre); The Stripper by Richard O'Brien and Richard Hart ley (St James Theatre); Valley of Song (Finborough Theatre); The Blind and The Intruder by Maurice ...


  4. Out Front Theatre Company Announces Fabulous 2017-2018 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 |

    ... kitschy rock-n-roll, sci-fi and gothic musical is more fun than ever! With music, lyrics and book by Richard O'Brien, the show is a humorous tribute to science fiction and horror movies. The production tells the story of a newly engaged couple ...


  5. Enjoying SS-GB? Here are 7 more WW2 dystopian alternative history dramas to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Radio Times

    ... invasion. The movie features voice acting from Ewan McGregor, Rosamund Pike, Richard E Grant, Timothy Spall, Richard O'Brien and Richard Griffiths. If you can track down a copy of this one let us know, because it sounds amazing. The Other Man aired ...


  6. King's Head Theatre Announces Appointment of Fiona English as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 |

    ... the world stage premiere of the sequel to The Rocky Horror Show at the King's Head Theatre; THE STRIPPER by Richard O'Brien and Richard Hartley at the St James Theatre; the world premire of Ivor Novello's final musical, VALLEY OF SONG at the ...


  7. Friday random ten: Ladies' night, part 22Read the original story

    Nov 25, 2016 | Off the Kuff

    ... 8. Boy Boy - Lissie Trullie 9. Let's Turkey Trot - Little Eva 10. Time Warp - Little Nell, Patricia Quinn & Richard O'Brien The inclusion of Little Eva's "Let's Turkey Trot" is just one of those odd things that happens with these lists. "Time Warp" ...


  8. Rocky Horror' lands at StrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Herald Gazette

    With this most disorienting election cycle ended, the time is come to enjoy a bit of a mind slip and do the Time Warp again. Actually, it will be a first for Midcoast Maine when the Barn Arts Collective brings "Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show" to the Strand Theatre for four shows over three nights - Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 17 through 19. Performances are set for 7 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; and 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday at the downtown theater, 345 Main St. But attendees will want to arrive early, said Barn Arts Collective founders Brittany Parker and Andrew Simon a week before heading to Rockland.


  9. Rocky Horror Picture Show creator to judge Tauranga competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Pink plastic nipple covers, leather undies with zips, and shoulder pads made from builders nails are among the designs to be judged by "one of the original godfathers of punk", The Rocky Horror Picture Show star Richard O'Brien. This Saturday, Katikati resident O'Brien will be using his knowledge of the era to judge at the Chaos to Culture event at the Incubator in Tauranga's Historic Village, an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the punk evolution.


  10. Pinole theater troupe does the Time Warp (again) with 'Rocky Horror'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... Ray of Light Theatre in San Francisco and 6th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa. Written and composed by Richard O'Brien, who originated the role of hunchbacked butler Riff Raff in the musical on stage and screen, "Rocky Horror" is the gleefully ...


  11. The Rocky Horror Show - Kay Murphy as Magenta and Sophie Linder-Lee as Columbia and Philip FranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | This is Bath

    Get ready to party as global favourite, The Rocky Horror Show, visits Bath starring Philip Franks as The Narrator, S Club 7 star Paul Cattermole as Eddie and Dr Scott, and Liam Tamne from The Voice as Dr Frank 'N' Furter. Appearing at the Theatre Royal from Monday,November 14 to Saturday, November 19 and bursting at the seams with timeless classics, 'let's do the time warp again' as Richard O'Brien's cult classic returns to Bath for the first time since 2007! On a stormy New Jersey night in the 1950s, squeaky-clean sweethearts Brad Majors and his fiancA e Janet Weiss set out to visit their former college professor.


  12. Eerie Visions of Donald Trump in 1981's "Shock Treatment"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... the conversation of films that accurately predicted the future: Co-writer/director Jim Sharman and co-writer Richard O'Brien's "Shock Treatment," the less successful follow-up to the biggest cult film of all time, " The Rocky Horror Picture Show ." ...


  13. BWW Review: Stray Dog Theatre's Rousing and Arousing the Rocky Horror ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 |

    ... nice way to start the night, and it gives you a glimpse of some of the actors who will mentioned by name in Richard O'Brien's fifties-influenced score and book. The story follows Brad and Janet, a straight-laced, white bread couple who happen upon ...


  14. Zombie Crawl creeps across state linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 |

    ... Bridge and turned left onto Main Street in New Hope to the courtyard of Bucks County Playhouse, where Richard O'Brien's "Rocky Horror Show" is appearing through Oct. 30. In the Courtyard at the Playhouse, Zombies danced to Michael Jackson's ...


  15. The Mayfair Theatre Ready to Do the Time Warp AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Ottawa Life

    ... tribute to science fiction and B horror films penned by an out-of-work actor in early 70's London, England. Richard O'Brien has admitted to writing what would become known as The Rocky Horror Show to ward off boredom on the winter nights when he ...


  16. The Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Coming to DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 |

    ... rethinking of Jim Sharman's 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show (itself an adaptation of co-star Richard O'Brien's celebrated stage musical) is coming home to DVD right in time for Christmas. The Kenny Ortega-directed The Rocky Horror ...


  17. You can't do the Time Warp again: Fox should have left "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Salon

    ... there was a word for it. It's hard to be something you can't name. That's the cultural context which writer Richard O'Brien found himself when writing the screenplay for "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." O'Brien, who also plays Riff Raff, wrote the ...


  18. New 'Rocky Horror' really is a time warp, why it's no match for originalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... to me how much I remembered, down to the breaths and the pauses and the tossed-off mid-verse rhymes, of Richard O'Brien's superb, 1950s rock-influenced songs. O'Brien backed his enduring melodies with arch, artful lyrics that celebrated what was ...


  19. 'Rocky Horror' remake is pale and pointless imitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Washington Blade

    ... to fade away into the background. Reeve Carney's Riff Raff is especially odd, a lifeless impersonation of Richard O'Brien (the man who wrote the show and played Riff Raff in the original stage and screen productions). The original movie of "The ...


  20. Review: 'Rocky Horror' remake is fun, completely unnecessary and surprisingly safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Arizona Republic

    ... (filling in for Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick) to Reeve Carney's Igor-esque handyman Riff Raff (after Richard O'Brien). This is isn't to say the new "Rocky Horror" is bad. It's actually a ton of fun, but the fun is all fueled by nostalgia for ...