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Janet Weiss from Rocky Horror Picture Show

“Toucha-toucha-touch me!” Janet Weiss, also known as Janet or “slut,” starts as a demure, feminine character. She is engaged to Brad Majors. During her time at Frank N Furter’s mansion, she develops feelings for Rocky, the creation. By the end of the film, she admits “her confidence has increased” as a newly promiscuous woman.

Riff Raff from Rocky Horror Picture Show

Described in the opening credits as “a handyman,” Riff Raff (Richard O’Brien) is a resident of Frank n Furter’s mansion in Rocky Horror Picture Show. A fellow Transylvanian, he acts as a butler, but has something sinister up his sleeve. He is the brother of Magenta, “the domestic” (maid). He introduces and leads the “Time Warp.”

Katherine Howard Cosplay from SIX

Make Your Own: Katherine Howard from SIX

Divorced, beheaded, live! SIX, a pop concert about the six wives of Henry VIII, has taken musical theater by storm. […]

Magenta from Rocky Horror Picture Show

Magenta from Rocky Horror Picture Show

In The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Magenta (Patricia Quinn) is a domestic who is in attendance at the Annual Transylvanian Convention, along with her brother and servant Riff Raff, the host Dr. Frank-N-Furter, and groupie Columbia.

Heathers: The Musical

Heathers: The Musical

Heathers: The Musical is a rock musical based on the 1988 film Heathers. In it, Veronica Sawyer is a teenage girl who struggles with high school life until the popular Heathers: Heather McNamara, Heather Duke, and Heather Chandler, invite her into their inner circle. The musical had runs off-Broadway and West End of London.

Jeremy Heere from Be More Chill

Jeremy Heere from Be More Chill

In the Broadway musical Be More Chill, Jeremy Heere (played by Will Connolly and Will Roland) is a sweet but awkward high school junior who’s a social outcast due to his nerd status. He gets bullied by the popular kid Rich Goranski, who writes “boyf” on his backpack, and has a long-time crush on Christine Canigula. He’s given the chance to implant a supercomputer called Squip in his brain, which instructs him on how to become popular.

Roxie Hart

In Chicago, Roxie Hart is the main character who ends up at Cook County Jail for murdering her lover. Portrayed by Renee Zellweger in the film adaptation, Roxie is an aspiring singer and showgirl who finds fame and stardom during her jail time. To distinguish her from her villainous rival, Velma, she is blonde and frequently seen in white costumes, which contrast will Velma’s dark hair and black costumes.

Amos Hart

Amos Hart is the loyal but dimwitted husband of Roxie Hart in the musical, Chicago. Portrayed by John C. Reilly in the film adaptation, his major musical number, “Mr. Cellophane,” is modeled after vaudeville tramp-clowns, reflecting his put-upon place in the story line. Vaudeville clown suits are difficult to find in black, so to replicate his tattered look, distress an oversized suit or pants and jacket, tie a large, silk scarf into a bow, and use light clown makeup.

Mary Sunshine

In Chicago, Mary Sunshine is the sensationalist tabloid report who follows the stories of the women on Cook County Jail’s “Murderesses’ Row.” Portrayed by Christine Baranski in the film adaptation, Mary Sunshine’s costume are in line with what a professional reporter would have worn in the 1920’s.

Billy Flynn

Billy Flynn is the smooth-talking, highly-sought lawyer who defends the women of Murderesses’ Row in the musical, Chicago. Portrayed by Richard Gere in the film adaptation, Billy Flynn ignites the feud between Velma and Roxie when he chooses to represent Roxie.