The Rocky Horror Picture Show FAQ

Everything Left to Know About the Campy Cult Classic

Book Description

ÊThe Rocky Horror Picture Show FAQÊ is the in-depth story of not only the legendary stage show and movie but of a unique period in theatrical history ä in the movie's UK homeland as well as overseas. ÊRocky HorrorÊ has been performed worldwide for more than 40 years in over 30 countries and has been translated into more than 20 languages.ÞInside these pages we see ÊRocky HorrorÊ as sexual cabaret and political subversion as modern mega-hit and Broadway disaster. At the movie house we learn when to shout what to throw ä and why people even do those things. Here is the full story of the play's original creation; its forebears and its influences are laid out in loving detail together with both the triumphs and tragedies that attended it across the next 40 forty years.ÞPacked with anecdotes ÊThe Rocky Horror Picture Show FAQÊ is the story of dozens of worldwide performances and the myriad stars who have been featured in them. From Tim Curry to Anthony Head from Reg Livermore to Gary Glitter from Daniel Abineri to Tom Hewitt the lives and careers of the greatest ever Frank N. Furters stalk the pages joined by the Riff-Raffs Magentas Columbias and all.ÞThe book also includes the largest and most in-depth ÊRocky HorrorÊ discography ever published plus a unique timeline ä The Ultimate ÊRocky HorrorÊ Chronology ä detailing the who what where and when of absolute pleasure.

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