Rocky Horror Picture Show with Live Shadow Cast

This October, the Nevada Theatre Film Series, Nevada City LIVE! and Untamed Productions present the cult classic film, Rocky Horror Picture Show, complete with a live shadow cast including some of the area’s favorite performers and dancers live on stage at the historic Nevada Theatre. The show goes on four times in three nights in downtown Nevada City: Friday, Oct. 20 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m.

Rocky Horror 2016-46Rocky Horror Picture Show was the film that launched the Nevada Theatre Film Series back in 1979, and has a cult following virtually unmatched by any other film. Celebrating 42 years of theatrical distribution – longer than any other film in history – “ The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is one of the most popular films of all time, and still plays in theaters around the world.

You have never truly experienced The Rocky Horror Picture Show until you have seen it live, on stage, in your face and taken part in the madness! So don’t miss your chance to reveal in this epic theatrical adventure” says director Cosmo Merryweather. As Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) come upon the creepy castle of flamboyant transvestite scientist Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry) on the big screen, their counterparts on stage will act it all out for you in living flesh. The show features tongue-in-cheek comedy and Broadway style song and dance, with plenty of audience participation. Audiences are invited to come as you are or dressed up and ready to do the Time Warp all over again!

The Sunday night show of Rocky Horror Picture Show will be a benefit for the Nevada Theatre.

Tickets for all shows are $20 and are available at the door or in advance at Briarpatch Co-op or online at More information can also be found at The Nevada Theatre is located at 401 Broad Street in Nevada City.

Content and photos submitted by Peter Wilson