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Rocky Horror stage production returns to Monroe after 35 year absence

Rocky Horror Show
Josh Madden Productions
Rocky Horror Show

Josh Madden Proiductions is presenting their reprisal of the classic musical The Rocky Horror Show. With Lighting done by Brady Cole, sound design by Chris Kidd and Jeremy Bostelman, costumes by Gayle Frick and Moira O'Connor, and choreography done by Greg Baccarini.

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Written by Richard O'Brien and having its debut in June 1973, the production tells the story of two newlyweds who get caught in a storm and find themselves taking shelter in the home of scientist Dr. Frank-N-Furter. The couple soon discover the doctor's horrible creation, Rocky, a tanned, muscular man of the doctor's own design.

This production was last seen locally on the stage of the Monroe Civic Center in the late 80's and the movie with audience participation was last seen on local screens in the early 90's The new local production and will feature songs from the original play, moments for audience participation, and more.

Shows will be held at Flying Tiger Brewery, 506 North 2nd Street, Monroe on the stage so bringing your own chair is encouraged. Flying Tiger will be serving beer and pizza throughout the event. Showtimes are as follows: Thursday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Admission will be $30.

Originally from Monroe, Louisiana, Blaine McKeithen is a Communications major at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He plays the drums and spends most of his time making music with friends, along with music and video editing. He believes that his time is best spent creating things that can be shared with others.