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ROCKY HORROR SHOW

On March 10, 1975: The Broadway musical The Rocky Horror Show opened at the Belasco Theater for 45 performances. It was produced and directed by Patrick Sharman, with music, lyrics, and book by Richard O’Brien. The Broadway debut received one Tony nomination and three Drama Desk nominations.

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FIRST OPERA TELEVISED

On March 10, 1940: The first opera was telecasted from the Metropolitan Opera. The television network, W2XBS (now WNBC) broadcast a scene from the Italian opera Pagliacci, and the audio portion was carried to radio station WJZ.

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5 Responses to On This Day in NYC’s History: The Rocky Horror Show Opens

  1. anxiously awaiting Rocky Horror TV series crossing fingers its not schlocky

  2. The first time I saw Rocky Horror my brain could believe what my eyes were sending up.

  3. Always Bert E. Critchfield Jr….you turned me on to Rocky….

  4. Thank you for thinking of me. 🙂

  5. Bert E. Critchfield Jr….thought you would like this

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