The Rocky Horror Tribute Show, with Anthony Head and Michael Ball, Due on DVD Oct. 14

News   The Rocky Horror Tribute Show, with Anthony Head and Michael Ball, Due on DVD Oct. 14 Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Tribute Show, which was filmed May 3, 2006, to celebrate English Stage Company's 50th anniversary, will be released on DVD Oct. 14 by Kultur International Films.

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Narrated and re-written by Rocky Horror scribe Richard O'Brien, the concert-style tribute to the stage musical and cult film boasts performances by Patricia Quinn, Adriann Edmondson, Sophie Lawrence, Kraig Thornber, Toyah Wilcox, Amy Field, Anthony Head, Gary Amers, Ben Richards, Joanna Farrell, Stephen Gately, Julian Littman, Michael Ball and Little Nell. Christopher Luscombe directed.

Providing narration are creator O'Brien as well as Tony Slattery, Robin Cousins, Rayner Bourton, Steve Pemberton, Christopher Biggins and Jamie Theakston.

Among the songs performed on the DVD — many by cast members from the original London production of Rocky Horror — are "Science Fiction"/"Double Feature," "Dammit, Janet," "Over at the Frankenstein Place," "Time Warp," "Sweet Transvestite," "The Sword of Damocles," "Hot Patootie - Bless My Soul," "Toucha, Toucha, Touch Me," "Once in a While," "Eddie's Teddy," "Planet Schmanet, Janet," "Rose Tint My World," "Don't Dream It, Be It," "Wild and Untamed Thing," "I'm Going Home," "Super Heroes" and the reprise of "Time Warp."

The Rocky Horror Show bowed in London in 1973. It played Broadway's Belasco Theatre from March 10, 1975 through April 5, 1975, with a cast led by Tim Curry, Jamie Donnelly and Meat Loaf. The 1975 film also cast Curry as Frank-N-Furter opposite Susan Sarandon's Janet Weiss and Barry Bostwick's Brad Majors. The recent, Tony-nominated revival at New York's Circle in the Square Theatre boasted a cast that comprised Dick Cavett, Lea DeLaria, Jarrod Emick, Tom Hewitt, Joan Jett, Alice Ripley, Daphne Rubin Vega, Raúl Esparza, Sebastian LaCause and Kevin Cahoon.

The DVD, which has a running time of 65 minutes, is priced $19.99 For more information visit www.kultur.com.

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