MainLine Theatre revives Richard O’Brien’s ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ this Halloween season

Montreal's only live musical version of the cult classic is back at the Main

MONTREAL, October 9th, 2019 – MainLine Theatre is thrilled to bring Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show – the live Montreal musical – back to its MainStage from October 17th to November 2nd.

What has become a much-anticipated staple in Montrealers’ Halloween events calendar, this fully-staged spectacle is the city’s only live musical version of the cult classic with full-blown choreographies and a five-piece band. And yes, of course, the audience is strongly encouraged to shout out callbacks throughout the performance! This year’s production is directed and choreographed by MainLine Theatre’s Executive and Artistic Director, Amy Blackmore with artistic collaborations from Debora Friedmann (Contact Theatre’s Bonnie & Clyde), holly Greco (Measure for Measure, A Century Songbook) and Jessica Rae (Bad Girl Puppet Club).

Photo courtesy of MainLine Theatre

Montreal English Theatre Award (META) Nominations

Outstanding Independent Production
2018 Production

Outstanding Supporting Actress 
Meghan Vera Starling as Riff Raff

Outstanding Choreography and/or Movement Design 
Amy Blackmore, holly Greco & Jessica Rae

Featuring an all-star Montreal cast, MainLine is excited to announce the return of Stephanie Mckenna (Motherhouse, 33 Variations) as Frank, Meghan Vera Starling as Riff Raff (META-nominated for her 2018 portrayal), and Kenny Streule (Associate Director of MainLine) as the Narrator. Maxine Segalowitz (Dance Side of the Moon) from the 2016 production, returns as Columbia.

This year, up-and-comers make up the majority of the characters including Hanna Nes (Iolanthe) as Janet, Zachary Sykes (Beauty and the Beast) as Brad, Erin Walsh (Bath/Ory) as Magenta, Craig Dalley (Cabaret) as both Eddie and Dr. Scott, Nich Patletz (Rent) as Rocky, and Madison Bernard (A Century Songbook) as Usherette.

Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show is more than just a good night out (night in!). Like your first kiss, you’ll always remember your first time and always want another! It’s no accident that MainLine Theatre, producer of the St-Ambroise Montreal Fringe Festival, Fringe Encore and Bouge d’ici, has been presenting this show for the past seven years. #RockyMainLine celebrates diversity, accessibility and artistic freedom, all values MainLine Theatre holds dear.

New this year: VIP TICKETS! Give yourself over to absolute pleasure and treat yourself to a VIP Ticket that includes:

– Your favourite seat in the house, reserved in your name DAMMIT!
– Your first drink at the bar.

For tickets and more information:
Call: 514.839.3378.

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