Sharon Needles joins Rocky Horror cast

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SHARON NEEDLESLocal drag sensation Sharon Needles has joined the cast for "Rocky Horror Picture Show" live performance Monday night at the Regent Square Theater.

Needles (aka Aaron Coady), who came to fame by winning RuPaul's "Drag Race" last year, played the role of Dr. Frank N Furter in Las Vegas for six weeks. He will accompany Tim Curry on "Sweet Transvestite" during the movie.

The cast also includes Josh Verbanets (Meeting of Important People), Phat Man Dee, Daina Griffith, Wammo, Josh Verbanets, Varian Huddleston, Erin Lindsey Krom, Dave Mansueto, Brad Stephenson and Andrew David Swackhamer, among others.

It's a benefit for Barebones Productions, an edgy theater company celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Doors open at 8 p.m. and complimentary refreshments and craft brews will be provided upon entry.

The movie and performances begin at 9 p.m.; Proceeds from the $50 tickets benefit Barebones Productions’ 10th anniversary season. Costumes encouraged. Information:


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