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The Rocky Horror Show Returns

Presented by The Phoenix Theater Company

We would like… if we may… to take you on a strange journey. Join the Phoenix Theater Company for our production of The Rocky Horror Show, October 17-28, at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain, CT. Of course there will be special midnight shows. This 70s cult classic is known for its campy humor and audience participation. See mad scientist Frank N Furter corrupt the innocent Brad and Janet and try to make his perfect man. Join Magenta and Riff-Raff in their memories of happier days. Watch Columbia and Eddie have a good time… for a while anyway. See Dr. Scott roll around the stage and hear Rocky grunt. Heckle the Narrator as he abuses you right back! Prop bags will be sold so you can make yourselves part of the fun! Feel free to dress up as your favorite character.

The leads are portrayed by Tony Palmieri (Middletown) as Frank N Furter, Kelley Mountzoures (Plainville) as Janet, Josh Ives (New Britain) as Brad, Em Mazotas (Middletown) as Magenta, Rachel Szostek (New Britain) as Columbia, Todd Merrell (Hartford) as Riff Raff, Aaron Larkin (East Haven) as Eddie, Manny Marks (Berlin) as Doctor Scott and Eren Lee (Middletown) as Rocky Horror. Amanda Francis (Manchester) and Gabrielle Hasson (Newington) will open the show as the Usherettes.

Also in the talented cast as Transylvanians are Briana McGuckin (New Britain), Jessica Defilpo (Manchester), Kim Dilisio (Derby), Karli Walczewski (New Britain), Karen Vinick (Manchester) Rowan McDonald (Hartford), Michael Gonsalves (Ellington) and Ronnie Coates (Middletown). Musicians include John Peifer on Guitar, Jonathan Plake on Drums and Ivan Podgwaite on Bass.

The show will be Directed and Music Directed by Jason Ferrandino (New Britain), who will also be flinging insults as The Narrator. Choreography is by Peyton West (Beacon Falls) and set design and construction is by Christopher Ryan (Bristol). Lighting and sound design are by Joe Marturano of Thunder and Lighting Productions and the stage manager is Jill Podgwaite (Middletown). The Costumer is Solveig Pfluger. Makeup and set construction is by cast members. Photography and poster design is by Victor Gonzalez (Colchester) of VG-Arts.

The Phoenix Theater Company will bring “The Rocky Horror Show” to Trinity-on-Main at 69 Main Street in Downtown New Britain, CT, on October 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 & 27 at 8:00 p.m. with special Midnight performances on the 20th and the 27th. Tickets are $22 for General Admission and $26 for VIP Seating (the first 5 rows of the front section). Special student pricing of $15 is available for our Thursday performances, October 18 and 25, with a valid student ID.

There will be refreshments and a cash bar available. Parking is free at the parking garage across Chestnut Street from the theater or on the street. For more information and reservations call (860) 229-2072 or visit www.phoenixtheater.us or email chris@phoenix theater.us

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