ROCKY HORROR: HALLOWEEN EDITION Set for the Music Box Theatre, 10/25-31
A seductive Halloween tradition, Music Box Theatre and Midnight Madness entice Rocky Horror fans and virgins alike to deck out in boas, fishnets and merry widows and give themselves over to absolute pleasure as they screen The Rocky Horror Picture Show over three nights. This annual sell-out event features a raucous shadowcast (actors performing in front of the screen during the film); Midnight Madness runs raucous pre-show activities, including a dance party with the cast of the shadowcast performance. Halloween audience participation screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Showare Friday-Saturday, Oct. 25-26 at midnight and Thursday, Oct. 31 (Halloween) at 10 p.m. at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport. $12 admission includes a prop bag. For more information, visit www.musicboxtheatre.com/events/the-rocky-horror-picture-show-2013-oct-25-fri-midnight.
For nearly 40 years, Richard O'Brien's pansexual, rock 'n' roll, sci-fi musical starring Tim Curry as transvestite scientist Dr. Frank N. Furter, Meat Loaf as ill-fated biker Eddy and Susan Sarandon as virginal Janet Weiss s has seduced audiences and terrified parents. Rocky Horror - the longest-running film in history - is a ton of great, naughty fun and the ultimate cult classic film experience.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Jim Sharman, 1975, 100 min.) runs Friday, Oct. 25, midnight, Saturday, Oct. 26, midnight and Thursday, Oct. 31, 10 p.m.. $12 in advance at www.musicboxtheatre.com/events/the-rocky-horror-picture-show-2013-oct-25-fri-midnight or at the door.
About the Music Box Theatre: For 30 years the Music Box Theatre has been the premier venue in Chicago for independent and foreign films, festivals and some of the greatest cinematic events in Chicago. It currently has the largest cinema space operated full time in the city. The Music Box Theatre is independently owned and operated by the Southport Music Box Corporation. SMBC, through its Music Box Films division, also distributes foreign and independent films in the theatrical, DVD and television markets throughout the United States. For additional information, visit www.musicboxtheatre.com.