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‘Rocky Horror’ survives cancellation scare to please fans and performers

A Transylvanian performs “Rocky Horror Picture Show’s” opening dance in Bellefield Hall Monday night.

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

October 30, 2018

Students in the Engineering Council’s production of “Rocky Horror” were devastated when they were told the show was cancel. However, with some luck, the show was brought back to the stage.

Rocky Horror Picture Show suddenly cancelled, organizers blame SGB

Then-senior Delena Obermaier played the role of Dr. Frank-N-Furter at Pitt’s production of

By Sarah Connor and Christian Snyder

October 9, 2018

Organizers cited budget issues and blamed SGB for cutting funding and eliminating a safe space for the LGBTQ+ community – President Maggie Kennedy responded to the criticism in an interview.

Engineering the time warp again: Engineering Student Council puts on Rocky Horror Picture Show

Delena Obermaier, senior, sings at the annual live production of the Rocky Horror Picture Show, the 1975 musical comedy that pushes boundaries, sexuality-wise. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Amanda Finney | Staff Writer

October 26, 2017

It’s not every day Pitt students gather in a campus building to watch performers in lingerie. But on Wednesday night, a girl in a bright red wig and patent leather knee-high boots danced seductively onstage as a giant pair of red lips, projected on the screen behind her, sang the show’s opening ...

Don’t dream it, be it: ‘Rocky Horror’ offers creative outlet

Rocky Horror Picture Show celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.  Jeff Ahearn | Assistant Visual Editor

By Rio Maropis / Staff Writer

October 27, 2015

Carlisle Walker’s performance in Pitt’s 2014 run of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”  became an intimate, personal transformation in front of 500 audience members. “It was one of the reasons I came out as transgender,” Walker said of his portrayal of Brad Majors’ character in Pitt’s a...

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