The understudy who stepped in at the last minute to replace Craig McLachlanin The Rocky Horror Showwill take on the role of Frank N Furter for the rest of the tour when the show plays in Brisbane and Perth. Rennie, who recently returned to Australia from New York, where he performed in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Once We Lived Hereand the US national tour of Flashdance – The Musical, performed the role of Frank N Furter in Adelaide after McLachlan left the show amid allegations of indecent assault and sexual harassment.
“Rennie has the looks, the legs, the luscious lips and most importantly of all, the lungs to make a meal of this iconic role,” wrote the Adelaide Advertiser. “The night was Rennie’s and it was a triumph, and the audience stood and screamed their heads off.”
The WAAPA graduate recently performed in Sydney in Hayes Theatre Co productions of Big Fish and Melba . “Adam Rennie’s vocals are absolutely gorgeous,” wrote Jo Litson of Rennie’s performance in the role of Will Bloom in a Limelight review of Big Fish.