The cult classic film "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" is playing in Detroit - with a big twist. Local actors will "shadow cast" the film, and mimic the actions of the actors on the screen. It happens Today and Tomorrow, October 14th and 15 and also October 27th. It's at 1021 Manistique St. on Detroit's East Side (formerly the St. Columbia church building). WATCH THE VIDEO PLAYER FOR JOANNE PURTAN'S INTERVIEW ON 7 ACTION NEWS AT NOON.
The Detroit Actors Theatre Company is partnering with Friends of the Alger for this project. The DATC is
keeping with their annual tradition with their popular "shadow cast." While local actors will mimic the film, they will also encourage audience participation.
All showings are FREE and open to the public. Cash bar will be available on site. Participation bags are available for $5. All shows begin at 8:00pm. Seating is limited. Audience members are encouraged to line up starting at 7:00pm to secure a bracelet for access to the showing. Doors will open at 7:30pm. Location:
1021 Manistique Street, Detroit MI 48215.
In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the
eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and
Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker, a sexy house maid, her show
stopping friend, a creepy butler, and a slew of dancing . Through elaborate dances and rock
songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky."