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Stageless Players Presents Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Show" at Western New England University

Published: April 01, 2024 | Categories: All News

April 12-14, 2024

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Western New England University's Stageless Players is thrilled to announce their upcoming production of Richard O'Brien's iconic musical extravaganza, "The Rocky Horror Show." Directed by Eric Boucher, this electrifying spectacle promises an unforgettable experience for theater enthusiasts and newcomers alike.

Audiences can catch "The Rocky Horror Show" at the Wood Auditorium in Sleith Hall on the Western New England University campus on Friday, April 12, at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, April 13, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 14, at 2:00 p.m.

"The Rocky Horror Show" is a cult classic that has captivated audiences worldwide since its debut. Written by Richard O'Brien, the production boasts an eccentric blend of rock music, outrageous humor, and thrilling plot twists. Set in a mysterious castle, the story follows newly engaged couple Brad and Janet as they stumble upon the bizarre world of Dr. Frank N. Furter, a mad scientist, and his eccentric entourage. What ensues is a whirlwind of seduction, intrigue, and outrageous antics, all set to a pulsating soundtrack that will have audiences dancing in their seats.

Under the guidance of Director Eric Boucher and Music Director Graham Christian, the Stageless Players are set to deliver a performance that stays true to the spirit of the original production while infusing it with their unique creative flair. With Assistant Directors Jeff Tingley, Choreographer Karen Anne McMahon, and Intimacy Choreographer Hillary Haft Bucs, this production promises to be a feast for the senses.

Tickets are available for purchase online at Student and senior tickets are priced at $5.00, while general admission is $7.00. Tickets will also be available at the door for $7.00.

Please note that "The Rocky Horror Show" is intended for mature audiences and contains sexual themes and adult language.

This production is proudly sponsored by the Student Senate, The Office of Student Involvement and Connections, and the Department of Communication, Media, and the Arts at Western New England University.