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Rocky Horror: A Celebration of Queer Bodies

Rocky Horror: A Celebration of Queer Bodies

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

On Nov. 2, The Rocky Horror Picture Show stormed the aisles and pounded the stage of Maxey Auditorium. A national and Whitman tradition, the eclectic performance involves a horror film screening, a shadow cast and musical dance numbers. The dress code is less is more, and the language is the dirtier the be...

“Rocky Horror” Warps to Power House Theatre

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor

September 8, 2016


Filed under A&E

There’s a light over at the Gesa Power House Theatre and if you follow it, you are sure to find the Frankenstein place, sweet transvestites and time warps galore in Hypoxik Productions’ performance of one of the most famous science fiction double features of all time. “The Rocky Horror Show,” wr...

Tommy Wiseau brings ‘The Room’ to Whitman

Mallory Martin

December 8, 2011


Filed under A&E

This past Saturday, Dec. 3, saw students lining up to get into the WEB-sponsored Q&A with famed flop director Tommy Wiseau and a screening of his magnum opus, "The Room." The mood in the Maxey auditorium was rowdy and eager. Most of the viewers were first-timers, but that didn't stop them from...

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ engages audience participation with its sensuality

‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ engages audience participation with its sensuality

Nate Lessler

November 11, 2010


Filed under A&E

On the evening of Saturday, Nov. 13, a number of Whitman students will dress in scant and sexual costumes for Whitman's annual showing of the raunchy cult classic musical "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." The event--which will occur in Maxey Auditorium--is entirely organized by students and will mi...

New ‘Rocky Horror’ production bends gender, theater conventions

New ‘Rocky Horror’ production bends gender, theater conventions

C.J. Wisler

December 7, 2009


Filed under A&E Highlight

As a "Rocky Horror Picture Show" virgin, the hype and mythology surrounding the experience mystified me. I had heard rumors of course, so by the time I found my way to Maxey auditorium Saturday, Dec. 5, I understood the basic concept. The film, the audience participation and the staged show are al...

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