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The Rocky Horror Show - The Belasco Theatre NYC (Window Card)
Poster ID: CL88696
Category: Theatrical/Stage and Plays
Year: 1970s
Actor / Director: Tim Curry, Richard "Ritz" O'Brien, Jamie Donnelly, Boni Enten, Abigale Haness, Graham Jarvis, Meat Loaf, Kim Milford, Bill Miller, dir. Jim Sharman;
Country: American
Approximate Size 14 x 22 inches
Condition: Very Good
Price: $250

Wonderful window card for the 1975 live Broadway musical production of The Rocky Horror Show, a musical with music, lyrics and book by Richard O'Brien. After productions in the West End and L.A., the show debuted in Broadway at the Belasco Theatre and lasted only three previews and forty-five showings, despite earning one Tony nomination and three Drama Desk nominations. Actor Tim Curry, who originated the role of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the original London production, became particularly associated with the musical. The musical was adapted into the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, starring O'Brien as Riff Raff, with Curry also reprising his role. Beyond its cult status, The Rocky Horror Show is also widely said to have been an influence on countercultural and sexual liberation movements that followed on from the 1960s. It was one of the first popular musicals to depict fluid sexuality during a time of division between generations and a lack of sexual difference acceptance. Like the film adaptation, the musical is noted for a long-running tradition of audience participation through call-back lines and attending dressed up as characters from the show... (Wikipedia)

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