LAPEER – It’s no secret Halloween is a favorite holiday in downtown Lapeer. It is celebrated in October for witches, brooms, zombies and more on Nepessing Street.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the PIX Theater is now part of that holiday tradition and will return for a fourth year – which airs Saturday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. horror movie.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is a sci-fi musical horror film directed by Jim Sharman in 1975. The screenplay was based on the musical stage production, The Rocky Horror Show. The production is a satirical homage to sci-fi and horror B movies from the 1930s to the early 1970s. The film stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick as well as actors from the original theatrical productions.
About the film
Newly engaged, Brad and Janet are a tense couple who have a flat tire in a thunderstorm. They walk to the nearest residence – a castle on a hill – to shelter from the storm. Turns out the castle is home to cross-dressing / mad scholar Dr. Frank-N-Furter, and his unusual assortment of staff.
After encountering his human creations and spending an uncomfortable night in the castle, Brad and Janet are rescued by a visit from a high school teacher and are eventually freed by the servants of Dr. The show is filled with song and dance, including including popular songs,
“Let’s do the Time Warp again” and “I can make you a man”. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is known for the audience participation which played a huge role in the popularity of the show. “We would like to encourage our PIX customers to get involved in this film by coming in disguised as characters, dancing and participating in the audience at the ‘recall’ lines. We ask that you do not throw away any props, especially water, toilet paper or food that could damage the historic interior of the theater, ”said Katie Beth Chrismer, communications coordinator for the Center for the Arts of Greater Lapeer. Advance tickets cost $ 10 for adults and $ 8 for seniors, students, and veterans. At the door on the night of the show, tickets will cost $ 11 for adults and $ 9 for students, seniors and veterans. To purchase tickets in advance, visit the PIX box office located inside Gallery 194, Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased by phone at 810-664-4824 or online at www.centerfortheartslapeer.org.