Created in London in 1973, in a King's Road theatre, Richard O'Brien's musical, The Rocky Horror Show, was very successful especially among young people for several years.
The original cast included Tim Curry, Richard O'Brien, Little Nell, Patricia Quinn, Jonathan Adams, Christopher Malcom…
Pictures of the original London Cast in 1973
Tim Curry as Frank
(and blond !)
Tim Curry with Little Nell Tim Curry et Rayner Bourton (the originator
of the character Rocky)
Pat Quinn, Little Nell and Rayner Bourton Tim Curry with Jonathan Adams (Dr Scott in the movie) as the narrator Tim Curry et Christopher Malcolm (the originator of the character Brad) Tim Curry on Rayner Bourton’s shoulders
during the Floor Show
Pat Quinn and Richard O’Brien performing
the famous elbow sex
Richard O'Brien, Little Nell and Pat Quin
In March 1974, The Rocky Horror Show made it to the States, on the West coast, in Los Angeles and opened on Sunset Boulevard . The cast only included Tim Curry from the original cast and Meatloaf who did his debut here. The show was scheduled for 9 months and then the musical would be turned into a movie, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. At the beginning it was a commercial failure before becoming a cult movie and it still is, after more than 25 years.
The musical has always been very successful and it has been played throughout the world. Some international stars have played Frank, such as: