Richmond Rocky Horror Week Lineup Announced
Seven Days. Six Venues. One Sweet Transvestite.
After a day in the hot summer sun, pull out your fishnets and get ready for a strange journey into the depths of Transsexual Transylvania – wait…we mean, Richmond, VA. GayRVA.com and Orgasmic Rush of Lust, Richmond’s only Rocky Horror shadow cast, present a week of time warping benefiting AIDSWalk Richmond July 11-17.
We’ve created a webpage to keep you updated on all the happenings: gayrva.com/rocky
The full list of events is below the fold:
Saturday, July 11 :: Shop For A Cause & Concert
404 North Harrison Street
Richmond, VA 23284
Get some new threads, rock some fishnets with the Rocky Horror cast, and shop for a cause with 20 percent of the Rumors’ sales going to AIDSWalk Richmond from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. At 8 p.m., Richmond punk band, The I-las, perform. All ages.
Sunday, July 12 :: Time Warp Karaoke
6 East Grace Street
It’s a Sunday night tradition and Frankfurter’s taking part. Join the cast as they make an appearance from 10 p.m. to midnight and perform a number or two. From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Barcode will be donating 10 percent of all liquor sales to AIDSWalk Richmond. As an AIDSWalk Richmond partner, you can make contributions at the restaurant anytime time to the donations box at the bar.
Tuesday, July 14 :: Tuesday Turnabout
1707 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23223
Papa Ningo is bringing nightlife to all Richmonders on Tuesdays with a full menu of Dominican fare. The Rocky cast performs at 11:30 sharp. A portion of the $3 cover goes to AIDSWalk Richmond. Ages 18 and up.
Wednesday, July 15 :: Wednesday Hump Night
308 East Grace Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Catch a short performance from the sweet transvestite and company as part of Godfrey’s amateur night. The show starts at 11 p.m. Ages 18 and up.
Thursday, July 16 :: Rocky Hors d’ouevres
1001 Haxall Point
Richmond, VA 23219
Get access to complimentary appetizers and drink specials from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Grab a drink from the bar and mingle in style with the cast, then catch their performance at 8 p.m. BlackFinn will match all donations from the evening. A $5 minimum is suggested.
Friday, July 17 :: The Midnight Show
Movieland at Boulevard Square
1301 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23230
The event culminates with a shadow performance by the cast Friday night at Movieland during a screening of the film version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The cast will be donating their personal proceeds from this special performance to AIDSWalk. Be ready to throw some toast and get in on the action. Come at 11 p.m. for a cocktail hour in Movieland’s lobby. For more information on the cast, visit their MySpace.
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