Rocky Horror Show Comes Back to Brisbane

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Hot Patootie, bless my soul! Frank N Furter and the gang are back to bring the world’s favourite rock n’ roll musical to Brisbane.

The global hit Rocky Horror Show is on the road again, this time touring Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne. It will be playing at South Brisbane’s Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from 17 January 2018. The show will run for three weeks before it moves to Perth.

Event Details

What: Rocky Horror Show
When: 17 January 2018 – 11 February 2018
Where: Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)
Corner Melbourne Street and Grey Street, South Brisbane

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Cult Following

Craig Mclachlan is back to reprise the role of Sweet Transvestite Frank N Furter., while Cameron Daddo will play the role of the Narrator in the classic musical known for its cult following since it first played in 1973. Expect those who have seen it before to see it again for the nth time just to delight in the Rocky experience.

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Rocky Horror Show is one big party where it’s normal for the audience to come dressed up like the characters in the show, talk back lines and sing along to the catchy music.

First time to see the show? Rocky Horror Show has written up a thorough guide for virgins. It should be a good guide to… lessen the shock.

Read the Virgin’s Guide to Rocky Horror Show.

About the Musical

The musical comedy follows the adventure of newly engaged Brad and Janet. The prim-and-proper sweethearts run into tyre trouble on their way to visit their old college professor. They seek help at the castle of mad transvestite scientist Dr Frank N Furter, creator of a Frankenstein-like hunk named Rocky, “with blonde hair and a tan.”

Frank N Furter takes the wholesome couple on a naughty, sexy journey they will never forget.

Photo credit: Rocky Horror Show Australia/Facebook

The show mixes science fiction, horror B movie with a lot of sexiness to boot. The best part, of course, is the music that has enamoured audiences for decades. Sing along to classics such as Dammit Janet, Hot Patootie – Bless My Soul and Sweet Transvestite. Then, it’s time to do the pelvic thrust when they start doing  The Time Warp again.