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“Rocky Horror Purchase Show” Nov. 3

Date Released: 10/9/2007

The cult musical the Rocky Horror Picture Show comes to the Purchase College Performing Arts Center on November 3 at 8 PM. This entirely student-run production of the Rocky Horror Purchase Show boasts a talented cast and promises a night of melodramatic musical mayhem. Tickets are $12 general admission and $8 for students, and can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 914-251-6200 or visiting www.artscenter.org. The performance benefits the Purchase College School of the Arts.

Purchase College, State University of New York, is located at 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, N.Y.

Audience participation is mandatory for this all-out theatrical party. A six-piece live band and a cast of characters including Frank-N-Furter, Magenta, Riff Raff and Columbia will lead the audience in a totally unique version of the “Time Warp” dance. Sequined platforms, feather boa and eye shadow a must.

The cast includes Zach Blane as Dr. Frank-N Furter, Lauren Cicitto as Magenta, Sasha Piltser as Columbia, Steve Ringwald as Riff Raff, Kris Wellman as Brad Majors, Mallory Kinney as Janet Weiss, Richart Schug as Rocky, Margaret Garofalo as Eddie/Dr. Everett von Scott and Dr. Joe Ferry as the Narrator.

Phantoms will be played by Catherine Agonis, Kristen Benedict, Lauren Chimento, Alyson Clancy, Ayana Davis, Corinna Ricard-Farzan, Sarah Halliday, Kelly Hawkins, Colleen Kelly, Steve Kraatz, Katherine Lo, Isabella Mingione, Jackie Theummler and Margo Sunshine Rainbow Van Hoy.

Zach Blane is also the director and choreographer, with Evan Feist, producer. The musical director is Andy Roninson, with assistant director Margaret Garofalo. Stage manager is Ali Parker.

The six-piece band includes Andy Roninson, piano and conductor; Dave Strumfeld, lead guitar; Blake Reynolds, bass; Seth Matthew Faulk, drums; Evan Feist, synthesizer; and Matt Simons, saxophone.