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Rocky Horror Show

Let’s Do the Time Warp Again – Nostalgically

Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre, QPAC

Timeless, ageless and unforgettable – a raunchy trip back to the 70’s via the Rocky Horror Show now playing at Brisbane’s Lyric Theatre until February 9.

Rocky Horror Picture show Brisbane 2014 season

Rocky Horror Picture Show Brisbane 2014 season

As a child growing up in the 70’s/80’s, the Rocky Horror (Picture) Show – an art-house stage show and film – influenced our generation. What child of my generation (and now following generations) could admit to never seeing the cult 1975 film starring Tim Curry and Susan Sarandon? Curry, playing a camp, devilish Frank n Furter in the celluloid version (after appearing in the inaugural London stage show in 1973) pushed the boundaries of what was decent and acceptable at the time.  Continue reading