The Theater: Bit of a Drag


Book, Music and Lyrics by RICHARD O'BRIEN

They are selling decadence short in this musical, but they are very bullish on silliness. The Rocky Horror Show is a mindless spoof of old horror movies performed to the accompaniment of a rock score in the style of the '50s.

On a stormy night in Transylvania, a young honeymooning couple, Brad (Bill Miller) and Janet (Abigale Haness), suffer a car breakdown near a castle ruled by a bisexual drag queen named Dr. Frank 'N' Furter. In his lab, the evil doctor, leeringly played by Tim Curry, has fashioned a blond centerfold playmate,...

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