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‘Chocolate Covered Rocky Horror’ at Joe’s Movement Emporium on Friday, 10/30 @ 9 PM

EarlOrrin Productions will premiere, Chocolate Rocky Horror the nation’s first all-African-American shadow cast ensemble of Richard O’Brian’s Rocky Horror Picture Show. Chocolate Covered Rocky Horror, will perform at Joe’s Movement Emporium—3309 Bunker Hill Road, in Mt. Rainier, MD 20712 on Friday, October 30th. Our historic production highlights attention to detail for each character, expresses a tenacious […]

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‘Rocky Horror’ Dipped in Chocolate Plays August 28th and August 30th

ROCKY HORROR DIPPED IN CHOCOLATE By Earl Melvin and Michael Harris EarlOrrin Productions will premiere, Chocolate Covered Rocky Horror the nation’s first all-African-American shadow cast ensemble of Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Picture Show. Our historic production highlights attention to detail for each character, expresses a tenacious attitude for following your dreams, and bridges a budding love for […]

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‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Unquiet Theatre Company

Unquiet Theatre Company presents the cult classic musical The Rocky Horror Show! with Book, Music, and Lyrics by Richard O’Brien. Katy Chmura directs this campy production, with Music Direction by Matthew Scarborough. When newly-engaged Brad (Josh Bartosch) and Janet (Cambria Ungaro) find themselves stranded from a flat tire in a rainstorm, they seek refuge at […]

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‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at The Studio Theatre by David Friscic

An audacious attack on the sexually repressed with an emphasis on in-your-face interaction and over-the top musicality are the hallmarks of the current production of The Rocky Horror Show, now playing at The Studio Theatre’s 2ndStage. A veritable phantasmagoria of provocative fetish wear, suggestive body movements and interactive audience involvement, Director Keith Alan Baker and […]

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Chad as Brad. Photo by Jeff Malet.

Doing the Timewarp: Meet the Cast of Washington Savoyards ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ Part Seven: Chad W. Fornwalt

Here’s Part Seven of meeting the cast of The Washington Savoyard’s The Rocky Horror Shows. Today: meet Chad W. Fornwalt. I am Chad W. Fornwalt (Brad). I am happy to be working with Washington Savoyards after being seen in Cannibal…the Musical with Landless, as John Wilkes Booth in Assassins with St. Mark’s Players, in Rent, as Marley in A Christmas […]

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Danny Tipett in 'The Rocky Horror Show.' Photo by Jeff Malet.

Doing the Timewarp: Meet the Cast of Washington Savoyards ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ Part Six: Danny Tippett

Here’s Part Six of meeting the cast of The Washington Savoyard’s The Rocky Horror Shows. Today: meet Danny Tippett. My name is Danny Tippett. I appeared most recently in Legally Blonde the Musical at Tobys Dinner Theatre. I have performed at The Kennedy Center, Fords Theatre, Imagination Stage, ATMTC, and Red Branch Theatre. Why did […]

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Doing the Timewarp: Meet the Cast of Washington Savoyards ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ Part Five: Caroline Wolfson

Here’s Part Five of meeting the cast of The Washington Savoyard’s The Rocky Horror Shows. Today: meet Caroline Wolfson. I’m Caroline Wolfson and this is my DC professional debut. I just graduated in May from Syracuse University with a B.F.A. in Muiscal Theatre. I have done some local shows while I was home from college. […]

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Doing the Timewarp: Meet the Cast of Washington Savoyards ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ Part Four: Ryan Patrick Welsh

Here’s Part Four of meeting the cast of The Washington Savoyard’s The Rocky Horror Shows. Today: meet Ryan Patrick Welsh. My name is Ryan Patrick Welsh. I graduated from Catholic University’s musical theatre program in May of 2011. Since graduating I’ve appeared in Anything Goes, Chicago, and White Christmas with Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia, […]

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Nick Olcott as James Beard. Photo by Danisha Crosby.

‘I Love to Eat’ at Round House Theatre by David Friscic

Like a dinner with a good friend, Round House Theatre’s production of I Love to Eat is a savory and satisfying addition to their 2012-2013 theatre season.  Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette has chosen a refreshing and witty contrasting follow up to the more somber initial offering of the season Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. […]

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 (Rocky) and  (Fran n Furter). Photo by Jeff Malet Photography.

‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Washington Savoyards by Erica Laxson

Look out DC, Washington Savoyards presentation of The Rocky Horror Show is here just in time for Halloween and is sure to make you scream! Director Jay D. Brock delivers the laugh-a-minute show and meets every traditional expectation with help from choreographer Christen Svingos. Flirty costumes and perfectly pitched pipes belting out familiar songs will […]

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Washington Savoyards Names ‘Guest Narrators’ for ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ by Katy Beth Cassel

Guest Narrators Take Over Transylvania in Washington Savoyard’s THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW October 19 – November 4 Surprise “creatures of the night” emerge when Washington Savoyards 41st season opens with Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show. VIPs from across DC lend their talents to the role of The Narrator during select performances throughout the run.  The Rocky […]

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‘Doing the Time Warp’ – Part Two: Director Jay Brock on Selecting the Leads of Washington Savoyards’ ‘The Rocky Horror Show’

In a previous article regarding the concept and vision of directing this production of the The Rocky Horror Show I discussed the inherent problem of where to strike a balance between maintaining the cult traditions and putting an artistic mark on the production. The movie is typically what pervadesour minds when we think about The Rocky […]

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Dane Figueroa Edid (Cordelia). Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

‘SHAPE’ at force/collison by Joel Markowitz

In its World Premiere, Erik Ehn’s SHAPE is given a powerful, heartbreaking, funny, moving, invigorating, emotional, and visually gorgeous production by force/collison. With a powerhouse of a cast – SHAPE is a theatrical experience you won’t forget! Erik Ehn contacted Director John Moletress while visiting DC and asked him to read SHAPE. John was so impressed that he knew […]

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