Rocky Horror: Know Before You Go
A complete guide to maximizing your experience at The Rocky Horror Show.
The difference between a true Rocky fan and someone just looking for a rowdy time is the elegance of their behavior. Rules and etiquette are important in achieving absolute pleasure and a true Rocky experience.
This is the Rocky Horror Show, NOT the Rocky Horror Picture Show. differences in etiquette, scenes, and style. The actors are singing and dancing live. Please help us keep them safe.
Dress in costume. Reminder: the planet of Transsexual is genderless.
Get your prop kits at the front desk.
Participate in callbacks.
Clean your area after the show (we are volunteers).
Have an amazing time!
This is how to get removed from the show.
No outside props (flames, rice, ice, hotdogs, toast, water guns, etc.)
Touching actors inappropriately if you are asked to dance.
No shining lights or lasers at the actors or stage area.
No smoking, vaping, or drugs.
No nudity. Please wear shoes at all times.
Brad is an xxxhole and Janet is a slux, but it gets old. Use sparingly!
No shouting or disrupting off of script (see below for callback script).
If you would like to participate in the callbacks with the actors, please find the approved script at this link in the QR code in our lobby. The musical is DIFFERENT than the movie, so please do not go from memory. Example: The “where’s your xxching neck” line is not relevant in this show.
Newspapers: When Brad and Janet are caught in the storm, Janet covers her head with a newspaper The "Plain Dealer." Likewise cover your head
Water Pistols: These are used to simulate the rainstorm that Brad and Janet are caught in. (Now you see why you should use the newspapers?)
Flashlights: During the “There's a light” verse of “Over at the Frankenstein Place,” you should light up the theater with flashlights, cellphones, glow sticks, etc. NO FLAMES (you will be removed from the theatre).
Noisemakers: At the end of the creation speech, the Transylvanians respond with applause and noisemakers. You should do the same.
Rubber gloves: During and after the creation speech, Frank snaps his rubber gloves three times. Later, Magenta pulls these gloves off his hands. You should snap your gloves in sync each time to create a fantastic sound effect.
Bubbles: At the end of the "Charles Atlas Song" reprise, the Transylvanians toss roses petals and streamers as Rocky and Frank are married. You should blow bubbles!
Toilet paper: When Dr. Scott enters the lab, Brad cries out "Great Scott!" At this point, you should hurl rolls of toilet paper air (preferably Scotts). NO THROWING AT THE STAGE.
Party Hat: No dinner, but you can wear anytime!
Bell: During the song “Planet Schmanet Janet,” ring the bell when Frank sings “Did you hear a bell ring?”
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