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12/29/13: What a bloody great night!
Thanks to all of our fans and friends that made last night so amazing, we couldn't have done it without you! Stay tuned for photos and videos from the show!


12/25/13: Tis the Season
In the spirit of giving we have decided to put some great prizes up for grabs at the show. We've got custom engraved flasks, framed posters, our signature Daughters of the Wig motorcycle gang jacket, gift certificates to Vain Salon, and some other items that you can win at the show and all you have to do for a chance to win is get an audience participation kit.. of which a limited quantity will be available, but you can always order yours in advance if you haven't already.


12/20/13: And the winner is...
Congratulations to Christina Sears, the winner of our Hotel Monaco contest. Everyone else stay tuned cause we still have a couple more contests coming your way!


12/18/13: Act Quick, it's selling out!
We are now sold out of all seated tickets but not to worry! The Showbox does have limited seating available scattered around the venue. So if you purchase a ticket that doesn't guarantee you a seat there is still a good chance you can get one, just be sure to show up early to do so. (Added benefit of showing up early: no long lines at the bars! And if you get a jumpstart there we're pretty sure you'll enjoy the show even more!)


12/13/13: Save $50 with a group!
If you're feeling the holiday squeeze on your wallet we understand, and we know that you're not the only one! That's why we have made tickets available in bundles of ten at a $50 discount! So get your friends / coworkers / yoga class / book club / local NRA chapter / etc together and turn that boring holiday party into a night you'll never forget! Just click on Get Tickets to order now!


12/06/13: Win a free night at Hotel Monaco!
That's right, we're giving away a free night at Hotel Monaco and all you have to do to be entered to win is buy your ticket by December 16th!

Rules: You will be entered to win a free night at Kimpton Hotels' Hotel Monaco (1101 4th Avenue, Seattle) if you purchase a ticket to The Rocky Horror Show LIVE at the Showbox Market before 3pm on December 16. Tickets purchased before this announcement are also eligible to win.

If you win and plan to stay on the night of the show, we'll also throw in a participation package for you and a guest and a bottle of champagne and some treats waiting for you at the front desk!

A huge THANK YOU to everyone at Hotel Monaco and Kimpton Hotels for their sponsorship. We are incredibly grateful for your support.

For full contest rules and info click here.


All ticket purchases made from any point up until December 16th are valid entries. This includes tickets purchased in any section made online or at the box office. No purchase necessary to enter. Alternate method of entry: You may request entry into the contest without making a purchase by mailing a card with your full name, street address, phone number, and email address to: Chandelier Productions Hotel Monaco Contest 1411 E Spring St Suite 3 Seattle WA 98122. Mail-in requests must be handwritten and legible and are limited to one (1) entry per household. Mail-in requests must be received by December 17th, 2013. Winner will be announced by December 18, 2013. Odds of wining vary depending on number of entrants. Close.
11/25/13: Cyber Monday Special!
Love Rocky Horror, but don't love service fees? On Cyber Monday the Showbox is offering ticket sales free of service charges! That means you can snag the remaining VIP tickets for over $10 off each! Click here to order. Don't dream it, be it!


11/18/13: BroadwayWorld
Thanks to Broadwayworld.com for this write up!


11/16/13: Get Invited
Are you a Rocky Horror super fan? Do you want to Time Warp with our cast? Buy eight or more tickets and get an invite to our exclusive behind the scenes preview party on December 6th.


Chandelier Productions presents
Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show

December 28th at the Showbox at the Market
1700 1st Ave S - Seattle, WA 98134
Doors 8pm / Show 9pm / 21+

Directed by Georgina Spelvin
Musical Direction by Dustin Schisler

A Benefit for Gay City Health Project

Come dressed as your favorite character, but remember audience participation in the form of water pistols, rice, and fire is STRICTLY PROHIBITED. Thank you for respecting our cast and venue.

The Rocky Horror Show is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

The Rocky Horror Show: The cult classic phenomenon that tells the story of two naive lovers, Brad and Janet, who just want to use the goddamn telephone. It starts with flat tire, but ends with an orgy of sex and death. Seeking shelter from a thunderstorm in an old castle, they find themselves thrust into the laboratory of pansexual, cross-dressing mad scientist Dr. Frank-n-furter and his gang of sadistic minions. Stripped of their inhibitions-and their clothes-Brad and Janet embark on a wild, unforgettable odyssey of carnal pleasures and self-discovery. Reality, fiction, and camp collide in this mash up of rock and roll, grindhouse and late-night horror flicks.

This is not a movie screening, or a shadow cast, this is the real deal!

MORE SEX! MORE BLOOD! MORE MUSCLE!

Live musical theater with a rock-n-roll band!

Director's Note: This is "The Rocky Horror Show" like you've never seen it before. Bikers! Gorgeous go-go girls! Guns and blood! All through the lens of 1960s and 70s exploitation film. Join us for all the filth and fun associated with classic grindhouse cinema and Pacific Northwest garage rock.




GEORGINA SPELVIN
Director/Producer


Georgina Spelvin is a director, makeup artist and photographer. Her most recent work can be seen in the artistic design and direction for The Rocky Horror Show (2012) and Hedwig & the Angry Inch (2011) including costume, makeup and wig design. She continues this collaboration with Chandelier Productions for The Rocky Horror Show (2013).
Words to live by: To me, bad taste is what entertainment is all about. If someone vomits watching one of my films, it's like getting a standing ovation. But one must remember that there is such a thing as good bad taste and bad bad taste. --John Waters



DUSTIN SCHISLER
Riff Raff/Musical Director/Producer


Dustin Schisler holds a B.F.A in Classical Voice Performance from Cornish College of the Arts. Last year Dustin played the roles of Eddie, Dr. Scott, and Hedwig in our double feature production of Rocky Horror and Hedwig & the Angry Inch. Other credits include: Cosi fan tutte (Ferrando), Le nozze di Figaro(Basilio) and Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio). In addition to his musical talent, Dustin is an accomplished writer and director.



JACK CHANDELIER
Drums/Producer


Jack has been playing in and producing shows in Seattle for nearly twenty years. Currently he plays with James Apollo & the Sweet Unknown, and he has played in and co-produced Chandelier Productions Hedwig and the Angry Inch since we first started back in 2007. A Jack of all trades, he splits his time on our shows between graphic design, promotion, running sound, screen printing, and even baking cupcakes!



KATE BEESLEY
Janet Weiss


A trained dancer and opera singer, Kate Beesley is a natural for this role. Kate has been with Chandelier Productions for two seasons, joining us as a backup singer for the Roy Orbison Experience at the Triple Door and as Janet for our 2012 run. Past favorite roles include Tamina in Die Zauberflöte, Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, chorus in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and her first lead as = Anne with an "e" of Green Gables.



KARLY BICKEL
Columbia


Karly is a Wife, Mama, Cat Snuggler, Vintage Lover, and Maker of Things.
      Originally from Missoula, MT, she has been acting from a young age and earned a BFA degree from the University of Montana. She traveled abroad to Australia where she earned a Best Supporting Actress award for donning a fat suit and learning to play cello in the operetta Patience. She has acted or designed costumes for several local theater, dance, and burlesque companies in both Montana and Washington.
      As a die-hard Rocky freak for over a decade, she has been shouting at movie screens, dressing up, and joining shadow casts over the years. This is her Seattle debut.
      When she is not chasing her toddler son around, she is curating her online boutique, OffBeat Betty. She also enjoys frying her hair with dye, sewing, drinking red wine, and listening to David Bowie. This will be Karly's second year with us in the role of Magenta.



MATTHEW "STRUTTER" BOWEN
Guitar


A long time rock n roll collaborator, we have recruited Mr. Strutter to play guitar on many of our past projects, including Hedwig & the Angry Inch, and In Dreams: A Tribute to Roy Orbison. Matthew has played in a lot of Seattle rock favorites, including heavy metal heroes Sindios and rock n' roll supergroup Mexican UFO. He currently plays with the garage revival band On the Make, and is slated to play guitar with our up and coming 60s girl group project The Devil Dolls.



ANTHONY CARDER
Rocky


Hailing from the hot and sexy state of California, Anthony received raves for his portrayals of various corpses or otherwise disfigured souls in movies and TV shows directed by Hollywood luminaries Steven Spielberg, John Woo, and Quentin Tarantino. Stage productions that notch his belt include Meet Me in St Louis (John Truitt), Anything Goes (Lord Evelyn Oakley), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ensemble). Anthony is thrilled to come to life and lose his "Rocky" virginity with this fabulous and slightly deranged production.



JORDAN FROST
Trio Member


When not being "the slutty one" in the trio, Jordan attends Cornish college of the arts, where she is a sophomore in the performance production program with a focus in costume design. She has lived in Seattle her whole life, and has had roles in various fringe productions around the city, most recently as a cannibalistic fairy in Rogue's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Jordan has been both on and offstage since 2006, and her favorite roles include Esther Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis, and Lucy, the robot who falls in love with a German cat/human scientist in the original student-written play Sargent Basil's Robot-Human Digging Brigade. She would like to thank her family, friends, and acquaintances for thinking it's really cool she got cast in The Rocky Horror Show, and also for all the love and support.



PAUL GAUGER
Dr. Frank-N-Furter


Paul Gauger (pronounced "GOW-gur") is a 23 year old Northwest native who has lived in Seattle for almost six years. Foregoing college and misguided aspirations of Medical School, he moved to Seattle to pursue his dream of a career in opera. To that end he has spent the past five years training with renowned vocal coach Erich Parce, as well as studying Italian, German, and French. From 2010 to 2011 he attended Seattle Central Community College to study music theory and vocal performance, along with joining the SCCC Jazz Ensemble as lead singer and music arranger. Singing jazz gave Paul a taste for performing outside the realm of classical music, and ever since he has been performing non-stop in Seattle's thriving musical theatre scene.
In October of 2012 he played "Dr. Frank-N-Furter" (a dream role of his ever since he first saw The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the age of 14) in Chandelier Productions' Science Fiction Double Feature, and he is thrilled for the opportunity to reprise the role this December. Off stage Paul has many other creative pursuits including writing and music composition, in addition to a less productive albeit equally passionate dedication to video games. However, opera remains his focus and priority. For Paul this upcoming year will be dedicated to preparing for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, a career-launching competition for young opera singers across North America.



ALEX HIGHSMITH
Magenta


Alex would like to quote her theatrical alter-ego and say: "I'm lucky, he's lucky, we're all lucky!" to be a part of this cast of total and complete weirdo rock stars. Alex moved to (outside of) Seattle from Brooklyn, NY, just a few days before she was cast with Chandelier Productions. This is her first ever Rocky Horror Picture Show experience and she couldn't be happier or more proud to call this her Washington premier. Alex got an acting degree from BU a couple of years ago and hopes to put it to good use here in Seattle. She also says she loves her family almost as much as doing the Time Warp, and thanks to them for everything. XOXO!



AARON JENKINS
Saxaphone


Saxophonist Aaron Jenkins has been playing music for over twenty years, the last ten of which he has been active on the Seattle scene. A graduate of the UW School of Music, Aaron has shared the stage with many notable groups, including The Soul Providers, Sly Lothario, and Allen Stone. His current project is the afro-latin powerhouse, Cordaviva.



JOEL PATON
Dr. Scott / Eddie


Making his stage debut in this show, Joel was discovered in a local karaoke bar mopping the floor with the competition, and recruited after a brief but incredibly intense backroom casting couch session. When not singing, dancing, and blasting away his enemies, Joel enjoys long walks on the beach, taxidermy, and glass bead making.



JIM SADLER
Keys


Jim is a veteran rock musician & has been playing in Seattle since before grunge. Multi-instrumentalist Sadler has played keyboards for songwriter Brett Phillips, Michael Dowers' Goats, and film-scoring freak scene Monkeys With Machine Guns. Along with Jack and Matthew, Jim is also a nascent Devil Doll.



LAUREN TREW
Trio Member


After graduating with a degree in composition and clarinet performance at the University of Idaho, Lauren moved to Seattle where she now regularly performs on woodwinds with both rock bands and classical ensembles alike. She's no stranger to musical theater, although this is her first performance on stage rather than in the pit since moving here.



ANNA URBAND
Trio Member


Anna Urband is a mean-muggin' mo-fo that likes to melt faces and cut a rug. Although she has been keeping busy dancing and performing at live soul nights (and things of the like) throughout the city, RHS will be her first production since moving to Seattle. By the light of day Anna works in the U.S. national office of an international non-profit fundraising company...savin' the world n' junk. She is truly grateful for the opportunity to be involved in this show, and gets downright giddy to see this rag-tag group of hooligans on a weekly basis. I'm convinced that come performance time, we'll cause an uproar to bring on the End of Days. BAM.



BRAD WALKER
Brad Majors


It seems like fate that Brad would someday play this role. Seattle born and raised, Brad is an alumnus of the University of Washington, where he studied both theater and marketing. Recent credits: Barnaby in The Matchmaker (Taproot), Frankie in Forever Plaid (SSR), Professor Pemberton in The Clockwork Professor (PFP), Frank Pontipee in 7 Brides for 7 Brothers (LLO). Brad also spends his days writing sketch comedy and solving fake crimes with The Murder Mystery Company. See him this February as Chip Tolentino in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee with Seattle Musical Theatre.



COLLIN WHEELER
Bass


Collin is a 33 year old Seattle native who owns his own business (Ravenna Arborists). His past musical projects include contributing vocals and guitar to the bands Throwaway Angels and Four Easy Pieces. Currently he plays bass in Bonneville Power and fronts On The Make, in which he is joined by lead guitarist Matthew Bowen. On The Make takes R'n'B and garage rock and filters it through a deeply ingrained punk rock music and lifestyle. They are influenced by Howlin' Wolf, Ray Charles, Booker T and the Mg's, The Sonics, and The Fabulous Wailers.




Videos from our 2012 production of Rocky at Washington Hall
Thanks to Max McSimov for shooting these.

Sweet Transvestite
Time Warp


Videos from our Hedwig performance at the Crocodile in 2011.
Thanks to Adrian Alarilla for shooting these.

Wig in a Box
Origin of Love
Midnight Radio



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Chandelier Productions is a non-profit group of musicians, actors and event producers focused on raising money and awareness for local and national LGBT organizations including Freedom to Marry, the Human Rights Campaign, It Gets Better Project, The Trevor Project and GLSEN.

Last Mother's Day, we ended our first season with a spectacular eleven piece band Roy Orbison tribute concert at the Triple Door. In October 2012 we performed a sell-out run of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show and John Cameron Mitchell and Steven Trask's Hedwig & the Angry Inch presented as a live double feature. This four-night event earned $8,000 for Gay City Health Project. Similarly, during Seattle Pride 2011, we partnered with Rudy's Barbershop, Cupcake Royale and The Stranger to perform Hedwig to a sell-out crowd (550+) at the Crocodile in benefit of Dan Savage's It Gets Better Project. Together with these businesses we helped to raise over $10,000.

If you would like to help us raise money for these causes the easiest thing you can do is buy tickets to our shows. If you are unable to attend or would just like to help out more we welcome your donations, which help us put on bigger and better shows to raise even more money for these great organizations. Basically every dollar we receive we will work our hardest to multiply into the biggest donation possible through our stage shows!


About Gay City Health Project:
Gay City Health Project is a multicultural gay men's health organization and the leading provider of HIV and STI testing in King County. Their mission is to promote wellness in LGBT communities by providing health services, connecting people to resources, fostering arts, and building community.

With a recent expansion to a new, larger space, Gay City has increased its commitment to supporting programs that respond to the needs of all LGBT individuals, and to promote the comprehensive wellness - physical, mental, social, sexual, and spiritual - of Seattle's LGBT communities. For more information visit: gaycity.org.

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Ticket Options:
(Prices below include ALL fees, only a $1 shipping charge will be added to each order)

VIP SEATING - $40


A seat in the first four rows. Includes a free audience participation kit!
GA SEATED - $31


Guarantees you an unassigned seat. Show up on time to get a good one!
GA STANDING - $21


Guarantees you get in the building. A cheaper ticket means more $$ for booze!

Online ticket sales are now closed but there will be tickets available at the door tonight.


"I see you shiver with antici- || Chandelier Productions || www.chandelierproductions.org / www.seattlerockyhorror.com || -pation!"