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HBO to Celebrate THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW's 40th Anniversary with Midnight Screening


BWW has just learned that HBO will celebrate the 40th anniversary of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW with a special midnight (ET/PT) screening next SATURDAY, SEPT. 26 on the main HBO channel. The cult classic is also available on HBO NOW and HBO GO.

The cult musical horror comedy, directed by Jim Sharman and written by Sharman & Richard O'Brien, stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and more.

In THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, Dr. Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry) is a transvestite from the planet Transexual in the galaxy Transylvania into whose clutches stumble a naive young couple (played by Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick).

The film premiered in 1975, based on O'Brien's 1973 musical stage production, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. The movie features iconic songs such as "Science Fiction/Double Feature", "Dammit Janet", "The Time Warp", "Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me" and more.

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