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Old 03-25-05, 09:53 PM
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Any good places to watch Rocky Horror still around?

Saw the episode of Drew Carey the other week where they have a Rocky Horror crowd battling a Priscilla Queen of the Desert crowd. It was awesome, so I went out and traded for the Rocky Horror disc and I loved it, too. Now I want to experience it first hand. Are there any theaters around that still show it? Are there any audiences that still get into it?
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Well...where exactly are you? In California, it shows at the Rialto theater every month (in Pasadena).
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I'm in California. I could see about making my way there, if the audience is particularly good.
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Vegas does it every Saturday night.
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http://www.towson.edu/~lwood/theater.html

Go there. It's a "Rocky Horror Picture Show" theater listing.
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Ooh thanks for the listing I see one that is relatively close to me. Matthew or sean are your showings particularly noteworthy? I'd like to see it in a great group the first time.
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the rialto in south pasadena still has them and they still get a good crowd. so highly suggest that one.
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Thanks jack. I'll probably do that. I don't want my "live" RHPS cherry to be popped on some sad theater with a small crowd that isnt too into it. I checked out the official site, and may actually try to get into the show they're doing at the convention in vegas.
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I've always liked The Nuart Theater in West LA. It's still got that "Old Movie Theater" style and the crowds were great.

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I've seen it in a theater near Boston... Not that that'll help you.
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Checked out the list and there's one in West Hills near me. May have to check that out. Anyone know about that one?
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Proud to say the local community college in Cheyenne, WY took a bold step this weekend and produced the play. They sold out eight shows, including four midnight performances. A great slap in the face to this conservative land.

Rocky Horror still plays at the Riverview in Minneapolis, if I'm not mistaken.
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Originally Posted by dogmatica
Proud to say the local community college in Cheyenne, WY took a bold step this weekend and produced the play. They sold out eight shows, including four midnight performances. A great slap in the face to this conservative land.

Rocky Horror still plays at the Riverview in Minneapolis, if I'm not mistaken.
Did the audience get into it?
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Not much help but as a side story:

Last time I saw RHPS "live" was at a friend's house. They were moving from here to Atlanta so thought it would be a cool thing to have a full-blown showing. Since the house was getting a major cleaning anyway, we could trash to our heart's desire. Man, that was a blast!

Let there be lips!
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Originally Posted by TomOpus
Let there be lips!
I don't want to be an utter newb so I'm going to bring cards, a flashlight, newspaper, and some rice.

How many people were there?
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Didnt they used to do it at the ABC theatre in Fremont years ago before it became the indian theatre? I remember going there and seeing double features for almost nothing. That place was cool back in the 80's.
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Originally Posted by Rammsteinfan
Didnt they used to do it at the ABC theatre in Fremont years ago before it became the indian theatre? I remember going there and seeing double features for almost nothing. That place was cool back in the 80's.
OMFG! They did. I actually remember seeing it. Not the movie, but seeing Rocky Horror up on the marque. Damn wish I was older when that was still around. I remember my uncle talking about how the kids would mess up everything at the hub and the adjacent grocery store. Man. Can't believe it was right here. Just something like 5-6 years late. >
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Yeah, it used to be on Friday nights at Midnight. I never went but I remember it up on the Marquee. I just remember going to ABC to see Howard the Duck and Three Amigo's double feature. That was the best!
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They used to do it @ the TLA on South Street in Philly every Friday night but I have no idea whether they still do or not.
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Originally Posted by Daniel-A
I don't want to be an utter newb so I'm going to bring cards, a flashlight, newspaper, and some rice.

How many people were there?
Since it was at someone's house, I'd say 40 or so people (this was about 9 years ago so it's hard to remember). They had set up a video camera in the corner of the living room to record the antics. Unfortunately, once the lights went down all that was recorded was the TV screen and the audio. Ahwell... we still have fun
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I seem to remember this playing much more frequently just 5-6 years ago in Pittsburgh. Out of curiousity, I Googled it and couldn't find any local theaters still showing it regularly. Has the DVD market killed the novelty of seeing it on the big screen?
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it used to play every sat night in Pittsburgh at the Kings court in Oakland,right next to primanti's and the the Burger king next to the "O" (original hot dog shop) I cant remember what that theater was called after that. But it def closed...
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I too will say The Rialto in South Pasadena, or The Nuart in West L.A., both are great places.
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After doing some looking around I think I am goingto go with the Rialto. THe cast who performs is supposed to be top notch. Highly Acclaimed by the Fan Club President and the group that was immediately chosen to do the "Time Warp" at the Rocky Horror Convention in Vegas. Though I read good things about the cast that used to perform at the Fremont viewings, too.
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Billy Joe's Pitcher Show in Des Moines still does it, but it's a shadow of its former self. Mostly people just go to find out where the after party is.

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