The Rocky Horror Show

Musical - Original

Belasco Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 7, 1975
  • Opening Date: March 10, 1975
  • Closing Date: April 5, 1975
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 45

Lyrics: Richard O'Brien

Book: Richard O'Brien

Music: Richard O'Brien


Innocent Brad and Janet find themselves seeking shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night, where they encounter transvestite Dr. Frank N Furter, his "perfect" creation Rocky, and an assortment of other crazy creatures.


Opening Night Cast

Tim Curry in The Rocky Horror Show Tim Curry Frank 'N' Furter
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Richard O'Brien Book
  Richard O'Brien Music
  Richard O'Brien Lyrics
  Jim Sharman Director
  Brian Thomson Scenic Design
  Peter Harvey Scenic Supervisor
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Tim Curry Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Boni Enten Nominee
1975 Unique Theatrical Experience   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Chipmonck Nominee
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