Wayback Wednesday! The Rocky Horror Show, Bradley Cooper & More

first_img Julia Roberts & Bradley Cooper, 2006 Back in 2006, a rising star named Julia Roberts made her Broadway debut in Three Days of Rain. OK, she’s the most famous woman in the world, but you’d never know it by the way she introduced herself in her Broadway.com Audience Choice Award acceptance video. “Hi, I’m Julia.” Um yes, we know. But we really didn’t know that bright-eyed guy on the right accepting his very first award! Good Vibrations Rehearsal, 2004 Hang ten with the cast of the short-lived Beach Boys musical Good Vibrations in this rare video from the vaults. Stars David Larsen, Jessica-Snow Wilson, Tituss Burgess and the cast only had “fun, fun, fun” for 94 performances, but the jukebox tuner lives on in this video from an early rehearsal. For the last 14 years, Broadway.com has been on the scene for some of the biggest events in theater history: We’ve seen Broadway hopefuls become legends, unknown musicals become Tony-winning smash hits and so much more. Every Wednesday in January, we’re opening the Broadway.com vaults to take a little trip down memory lane. We’re dusting off vintage videos of The Rocky Horror Show, Good Vibrations, Sweet Charity and more. Stay tuned for more rare clips next Wayback Wednesday! Adam Pascal at Joe’s Pub, 2004 After playing a struggling rocker in Rent, Adam Pascal released his own album, Civilian, and tried his hand at being a real-life rock star. Check out Broadway.com’s rare live footage from a 2005 Joe’s Pub gig, mixed in with super artsy black-and-white interviews with the Tony nominee. Oh, and he also sings a kickass version of “One Song Glory.” Sweet Charity Rehearsal, 2005 The minute we walked in the joint, we could see Christina Applegate would nail her Broadway debut…and she did, in the 2005 revival of Sweet Charity. See her twirl and high-kick in this early rehearsal video and find out why the Tony nominee says she had “more energy and spark” than she’s ever had in her life while playing the title role. Rocky Horror Show Opening Night, 2000 Time is fleeting…can you believe it’s been 15 years since the hit revival of The Rocky Horror Show opened on the Great White Way? Broadway.com was on the scene to party with Tom Hewitt, Alice Ripley, Daphne Rubin-Vega and the cast on opening night. Find out what it’s like to get rice thrown in your eyes and why Jarrod Emick was forced to wear boxers. View Commentslast_img

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