Circle in the Square Theatre, (11/15/2000 - 1/06/2002)

First Preview: Oct 19, 2000
Opening Date: Nov 15, 2000
Closing Date: Jan 06, 2002
Total Previews: 30
Total Performances: 437

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Then and Now. Here and There.
Comments: "The Rocky Horror Show" was on hiatus from 9/25/2001 through 10/28/2001.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Jordan Roth; Produced by arrangement with The Rocky Horror Company, Ltd.

Musical Director: Henry Aronson; Vocal arrangements by Henry Aronson; New orchestrations by Doug Katsaros; Original orchestrations by Richard Hartley; Book by Richard O'Brien; Lyrics by Richard O'Brien; Music by Richard O'Brien

Directed by Christopher Ashley; Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell

Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald and Domonic Sack; Original Costume Design by Sue Blane; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Costume Design by David C. Woolard; Scenic Design by David Rockwell; Make-Up Design by Milagros Medina-Cerdeira; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg; Video Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.

General Manager: Richard Frankel Productions and David W. Caldwell; Company Manager: Eric Muratalla

Production Manager: Peter Fulbright; Production Stage Manager: Brian Meister; Stage Manager: Brendan Smith and Marisha Ploski; Technical Supervisor: Tech Production Services, Inc., Elliot Bertoni and Kelly McGrath

Conducted by Henry Aronson; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Associate Conductor: John Korba; Keyboard: Henry Aronson; Synthesizer: John Korba; Drums: Clint de Ganon; Electric Bass: Irio O'Farrill, Jr.; Guitar: John Benthal; Synthesizer Programmer: Henry Aronson

Video Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.; Sets and effects by Showmotion, Inc.

Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Marketing/Promotions: TMG - The Marketing Group; Promotions: Leanne Schanzer Promotions; Press Representative: The Jacksina Company; Dance Captain: Mark Price; Flying Effect by Antigravity, Inc.; Photographer: Joseph Cultice and Carol Rosegg

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Opening Night Cast

Dick CavettNarrator
Lea DeLariaDr. Scott
(Oct 19, 2000 - Sep 23, 2001)
Jarrod EmickBrad Majors
(Oct 19, 2000 - Dec 30, 2001)
Tom HewittFrank 'N' Furter
(Oct 19, 2000 - Aug 19, 2001)
Joan JettColumbia
(Oct 19, 2000 - May 17, 2001)
Alice RipleyJanet Weiss
(Oct 19, 2000 - Sep 23, 2001)
Daphne Rubin-VegaUsherette
Raúl EsparzaRiff Raff
(Oct 19, 2000 - May 13, 2001)
Sebastian LaCauseRocky
(Oct 19, 2000 - Sep 23, 2001)
Kevin CahoonPhantom
Deidre GoodwinPhantom
Aiko NakasonePhantom
Mark PricePhantom
Jonathan SharpPhantom
James StovallPhantom

Swings: Kristen Lee Kelly and John Jeffrey Martin

Understudies: Kevin Cahoon (Frank 'N' Furter, Narrator), Deidre Goodwin (Magenta), Kristen Lee Kelly (Columbia, Janet Weiss), John Jeffrey Martin (Brad Majors, Riff Raff, Rocky), Aiko Nakasone (Columbia, Janet Weiss, Magenta), Mark Price (Dr. Scott, Eddie, Riff Raff), Jonathan Sharp (Brad Majors, Rocky) and James Stovall (Dr. Scott, Eddie, Frank 'N' Furter, Narrator)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2001 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Jordan Roth; Produced by arrangement with The Rocky Horror Company, Ltd.

 2001 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Tom Hewitt

 2001 Best Costume Design [nominee] 

David C. Woolard

 2001 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 

Christopher Ashley

Drama Desk Award

 2001 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Jordan Roth; Produced by arrangement with The Rocky Horror Company, Ltd.

 2001 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Tom Hewitt

 2001 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 

Jerry Mitchell

 2001 Outstanding Director of a Musical [nominee] 

Christopher Ashley

 2001 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee] 

David Rockwell

Theatre World

winner 2001 Award [recipient] 

Raúl Esparza


music by Richard O'Brien; lyrics by Richard O'Brien

ACT 1 Sung By
Science Fiction Double FeatureUsherettes and Phantoms
Damn It, JanetBrad Majors, Janet Weiss and Phantoms
Over at the Frankenstein PlaceBrad Majors, Janet Weiss, Phantoms and Riff Raff
The Time WarpRiff Raff, Magenta, Columbia, Narrator and The Company
Sweet TransvestiteFrank 'N' Furter, Brad Majors, Riff Raff, Magenta and Columbia
The Sword of DamoclesRocky, Narrator and The Company
I Can Make You a ManFrank 'N' Furter and The Company
Hot PatootieEddie and The Company
I Can Make You a Man (Reprise) Frank 'N' Furter and The Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Touch-A-Touch-A-Touch MeJanet Weiss, Magenta, Columbia and Phantoms
Once in a WhileBrad Majors and Phantoms
Eddie's TeddyDr. Scott, Narrator, Columbia, Frank 'N' Furter and The Company
Planet Schmanet -- Wise Up Janet WeissFrank 'N' Furter, Magenta and The Company
Floor Show / Rose Tint My WorldColumbia, Rocky, Brad Majors, Janet Weiss, Frank 'N' Furter, Riff Raff and The Company
I'm Going HomeFrank 'N' Furter and The Company
Super HeroesBrad Majors, Janet Weiss, Narrator and Phantoms
Science Fiction Double Feature (Reprise) Usherettes and Phantoms

Replacement/Transfer Info

The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.

Circle in the Square Theatre

(11/15/2000 - 1/6/2002)
Company Manager: Penelope Daulton.

Production Stage Manager: David Hyslop.

Conducted by Lon Hoyt.


Cindy Adams
Narrator (Dec 4, 2001 - Dec 9, 2001)
Yassmin Alers
Sebastian Bach
Riff Raff (Oct 30, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002)
Dick Cavett
Narrator (Jul 10, 2001 - Sep 23, 2001)
Narrator (Oct 30, 2001 - Nov 11, 2001)
Narrator (Dec 25, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002)
Kate Clinton
During Dick Cavett's vacation week
Narrator (Jul 2, 2001 - Jul 8, 2001)
Rosa Curry
Phantom (2001 - Jan 6, 2002)
Ana Gasteyer
Columbia (Jun 12, 2001 - Aug 19, 2001)
Usherette (Jun 12, 2001 - Aug 19, 2001)
Gilbert Gottfried
Narrator (Nov 13, 2001 - Nov 18, 2001)
Dave Holmes
Narrator (Nov 20, 2001 - Nov 25, 2001)
Kristen Lee Kelly
Columbia (Aug 21, 2001 - Sep 23, 2001)
Janet Weiss (Oct 30, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002)
Liz Larsen
Columbia (Oct 30, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002)
Robin Leach
Narrator (Nov 6, 2001 - Nov 11, 2001)
Daniel C. Levine
Terrence Mann
Frank 'N' Furter (Aug 30, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002)
John Jeffrey Martin
Brad Majors (Dec 31, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002)
Matthew Morrison
Jim Osorno
Luke Perry
During Jarrod Emick's vacation
Brad Majors (Jun 26, 2001 - Aug 5, 2001)
Mark Price
Riff Raff
Sally Jessy Raphael
Narrator (Dec 11, 2001 - Dec 16, 2001)
Jonathan Sharp
Rocky (Oct 30, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002)
Asa Somers
Jerry Springer
Narrator (Nov 27, 2001 - Dec 2, 2001)
Jason Wooten
Riff Raff (Sep 4, 2001 - Sep 23, 2001)
Dr. Scott (Oct 30, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002)
Eddie (Oct 30, 2001 - Jan 6, 2002)

Understudies: Yassmin Alers (Magenta), Rosa Curry (Magenta), Asa Somers Broadway debut (Narrator), Denise Summerford (Columbia, Janet Weiss), Jason Wooten (Riff Raff).

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